MonkeyBread Software Releases the MBS Xojo / Real Studio plug-ins in version 15.4

NICKENICH, Germany (November 24th, 2015) – Monkeybread Software releases
version 15.4 of the MBS plug-in for Xojo and Real Studio.

The MBS plug-in comprises a collection of several plug-in parts which
extend the Xojo (Real Studio) development environment with 2,200 classes featuring
over 57,000 documented functions. Our plugins support all three platforms
Mac OS X, Windows and Linux with all project types desktop, web and

Some of the highlights on the 15.4 update:

We happy to ship our first Xojo plugins supporting both 64-bit targets and
Raspberry Pi. In general everything what is working on Linux should now
work on Raspberry Pi, too. For 64-bit all classes should work, except those
using deprecated APIs from Apple. But those are marked as deprecated in the
plugin. Features not supported for 64-bit include QuickTime and ATS
classes. We even have some 64-bit only classes for EventKit and Social
frameworks from Apple. Be aware that for SQL Plugin and other plugins using
external libraries, you may need new libraries for 64-bit.

If you need to sign text or data and later verify whether the signature is
valid, you can now use our elliptic curve signature functions. You generate
a private and public key. With the private key you can sign a piece of
data. Someone else can now verify the data integrity by checking the
signature with the public key.

Our new JavaScript classes for Mac allow to run JavaScript without
HTMLViewer. You can get/set properties, evaluate JavaScript expression or
execute JavaScript functions. From JavaScript you can call back to your
Xojo code via an event.

For users of Microsoft Word we have a few functions for Mac, Windows and
Linux to edit Word files (docx and xml Format) and replace placeholder
texts with text. You can use this to personalize word files with texts from
your database.

For our SQL Plugin we got a new ConnectMT method to do the connecting to a
database on a preemptive thread, so the connect will not block the user
interface of your application. For date fields we improved the handling, so
you now get a nil instead of a bad date value. We updated SQLite to version
3.9.2 including support for FTS5 and JSON extensions.

Finally we got new spline calculation class, better email parsing, support
for RC5 cipher and new functions to read text tracks in AVFoundation.

See release notes for a complete list of changes:

If you have questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

The plug-ins require Xojo or Real Studio 2006r4 or newer. Also required are
1 GB hard disc space and around 1 GB of RAM in addition to the
requirements of Xojo (Real Studio) and your operation system itself. While
all plug-in parts compile on Mac OS X (universal), Linux and Windows, each
function may depend on additional system requirements to work successfully.

Plugin licenses are available for components or for the complete
collection. Starting at 20 Euro ($29 USD) for one component. The
complete package costs 199 Euro ($299 USD) for commercial usage. If you
buy a current license, you will get free updates for one year. After
that year, you can update your license to cover an additional year.

The plugins can be downloaded on MBS’ website as one big package or
several smaller ones:

The online documentation can be found here:

Read the complete release notes here:

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Located in beautiful Nickenich, Germany, MonkeyBread Software is a
privately held company founded in 2000 by Christian Schmitz. MonkeyBread
Software focuses on the Macintosh, Linux and Windows platforms. With over
fifteen years as a software developer, Christian’s aim is developing
unique and useful utilities, complemented by first-class customer

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