BlackAdder 1.0-040112: A Windows/Linux UI Development Environment for Python Based on Qt is pleased to announce the availability of BlackAdder 1.0-040112, a Windows/Linux UI development environment for Python based on Qt. BlackAdder is an exciting product for rapidly developing applications on Linux or Windows using the popular Python language.

Besides being a powerful IDE with an extensive array of tools to make developing your application quick and easy. BlackAdder is tightly integrated with PyQt which is a set of bindings for Python to allow you to make use of the popular Qt multi-platform windowing toolkit from Trolltech. Our optional Business Edition gives you a full commercial license for both PyQt and Qt as used from BlackAdder.

This new release has significant enhancements to the Editor and Designer components of the system. Take advantage of the popular and powerful Python language coupled with the Qt/PyQt windowing toolkit to create applications faster than you ever thought possible, and get multi-platform capability virtually for free. Forget Visual Basic, BlackAdder is the future.

Features include integrated Qt Designer, syntax highlighting text editor, support for the latest versions of Python, PyQt and Qt, mx Extensions for ODBC access from Python, integrated debugger, no restrictions on file types, project explorer, extensive project management capability, integrated CVS support, and much more. BlackAdder can be purchased or free demos downloaded from's web site. Price for BlackAdder is $79.99 for the Personal Edition and $399.99 for the Business Edition. Annual subscription service to receive continual updates without having to repurchase the software are also available. About a California-based company with developer teams in North America and Europe, fills a need in the Linux community for mass-marketed, quality Linux software by producing developer tools and desktop applications. Products are marketed both online and through B&M channels such as Microcenter and Frys Electronics.