REAL Software Inc. on Wednesday announced the
availability of resources
to help developers conversant in Microsoft’s Visual Basic development environment to migrate their products to Mac OS and Linux operating systems using REALbasic. The resources include a new white paper entitled “Porting Visual Basic Applications Cross-Platform to Linux and Mac OS X, A Guide for Visual Basic Developers,” as well as a tool called VB Project Converter that handles the actual mechanics of the transition. REAL Software makes available a 10-day free trial version of REALbasic as well.