Runtime Revolution to Hold Eighth Free Online Programming Conference

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Free programming conference where users of all developer tools can find out more about Runtime Revolution. The conference is ideal for new and expert Revolution users and those who have yet to try it out. This conference is presented by Alex Tweedly and moderated by Jaqueline Landman Gay.

Runtime Revolution ( announces that Alex Tweedly will present the eighth free online programming conference on 6th August at 15:30 GMT. In common with previous conferences it will be moderated by Jacqueline Landman Gay of Hyperactive Software ( The conference will cover how to use chunk expressions, one of the most powerful features of Runtime Revolution.

The conference is designed to let beginners and advanced users learn more about Revolution and having attended the conference participants will be able to:

  • Understand what chunk expressions are and when to use them
  • Understand different types of chunk expressions
  • Work with items and delimiters
  • Work with offset, case sensitive functions and string operations
  • Use text manipulation functions

The conference starts with a moderated session which will focus on the learning objectives, it will be followed by an open session where attendees can ask questions.

The conference is free and open to all, including those who are using the free trial edition of Revolution. Details of this conference, the fifteen others in the series and the free sample stack can be found at:

Participants are advised to download the latest version of Runtime Revolution from:

About Alex Tweedly

Alex Tweedly is a retired software developer and software development manager; so although he knows something about deadlines, shipping schedules, multiple release vehicles for complex software projects, bug tracking tools, etc. he can ignore all those things and just enjoy the intellectual challenge of writing, reading and using software.

About Jacqueline Landman Gay

Jacqueline Landman Gay is president of HyperActive Software (, and has been providing custom programming solutions for clients world-wide since 1987. She is a recognised expert in Revolution and other xtalk programming languages and her work has been published in several disk/book bundles. She also has extensive experience in online conferences having moderated the scripting conferences on AOL for many years.

About Runtime Revolution

Founded in 1997, Runtime Revolution focuses on bringing user-centric software development to all major platforms: Windows, Macintosh, Linux, and Unix. Products include Revolution Dreamcard, Studio and Enterprise, and Ten Thumbs Typing Tutor. The company is based in Edinburgh, Scotland. For more information on Runtime Revolution, please visit the company on the web at

For more information, or to arrange a product review please contact:

Dr Rod McCall

Runtime Revolution Ltd

15-19 York Place



telephone: +44 (0) 870 747 1165

fax: +44 (0) 845 458 8487

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