dburgun at dsl.pipex.com
Fri Nov 25 10:16:30 CST 2005
Here's a question of my own on the subject. If we have 2 licenses one
for Mac and one for Windows, is it ok for 2 developers to use the Mac
version at the same time as long as they are not using the Windows
version at EXACTLY the same time?? Or Vice Versa!
>>I'm still not clear on if when you buy a platform and add another
>>platform are you just buying the ability to produce those
>>executables or also run the ide on that platform?
>The RunRev IDE running on any platform can produce Standalones for
>ANY of the supported platforms.
>When you buy an additional platform you are just buying the ability
>to run the IDE on that platform.
>> I would be amazed if it did not let you run the ide but I want to
>>make sure. I figure if I buy it I should add the other platform
>>while I am at it. The savings are $100 and I work on both platforms
>>all the time regardless of if I have a specific need at this point.
>>I wish there was some other licensing scheme that allowed
>>multiplatform. Maybe a licence that allowed you to run the ide on
>>all platforms but if you want to actually produce executables for
>>platform x that is when you need to acquire a license for that
>>platform. I have always felt that these kinds of tools shoudl do
>>all they can to get in peoples hands and get them hooked. Make them
>>pay when they actually need it.
>It works the exact opposite way around! You can develop for any
>target on N host platforms, you pay for the N platforms not for the
>ability to produce Standalones.
>Hope this helps
>>On Nov 25, 2005, at 9:55 AM, Thomas McGrath III wrote:
>>>Steve welcome back to the Mac. and welcome to the Revolution!!!
>>>This is just my opinion: I was looking for a solution that would
>>>let me develop on the Mac in an upper level scripting language but
>>>deliver on the Mac and PC. Rev does it. Then I needed to track
>>>down some very specific PC only issues and so I have the license
>>>which allows me to run Rev on Windows and code there. Rev does it.
>>>You may not need to go that far and you can always upgrade your
>>>license if that becomes necessary.
>>>I came from Supercard, which I loved, and found I could get up and
>>>running with Rev in a few weeks and was building my first 'real'
>>>application for our company in just under 5 weeks. I mean the
>>>bells and whistles type. There are a couple of differences that
>>>you need to learn between Rev/SC and the online videos help there
>>>as well as this list and there are some resources on the web.
>>>I would suggest buying the cheapest version until you get a feel
>>>for Rev and then upgrading to what you need later. The same with
>>>updates/support. As far as I know Dreamcard is the only one that
>>>does not deploy on multiple platforms, I think you buy the one for
>>>the platform you are on. I may be wrong though so check the RunRev
>>>Truth be told, If you loved SC and yearn to develop for the other
>>>90% of your clients (PC users) then you will fall in love with REV
>>>and you will end up buying the more expanded version. ;-) I did
>>>and won't turn back.
>>>As far as updates, I let mine lapse after this big project came to
>>>completion and although I put it off I plan on updating in the
>>>next few weeks anyway. My thoughts are if I am making money with
>>>it then I need to support it, if I am playing with it then I don't
>>>need to go that far. Plus the updates and feature enhancements and
>>>bug fixes are worth it.
>>>Not looking back,
>>>P.S. Did I mention this list??? It is the single best resource you
>>>have available to you.
>>>On Nov 25, 2005, at 8:36 AM, vampire at yahoo.com wrote:
>>>>So far I am impressed by revolution. I'm somebody that is coming back
>>>>to the mac after a decade. At one point in my life I loved HyperCard.
>>>>Most of my clients are on PCs so if I end up using revolution I am
>>>>going to need to byte the bullet and buy PC/Mac. Does getting a
>>>>license for multi-platform entitle you to run the IDE on both
>>>>platforms? I don't have a specific use for it yet so if I put out the
>>>>money its a big investment for me at this point. How important would
>>>>you say is buying the updates (support). Does RR get bug fixes often?
>>>>Any other pointers? I was about to buy Supercard (mostly to toy with)
>>>>which I love but not being able to run anything I develop for 90% of
>>>>my clients seems like learning time not well spent.
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