PreceptorTools Beta

PreceptorTools Public Beta Released

The New Way to Develop Courseware – In Minutes!

Edinburgh, Scotland – 25th September 2003

Messimer Computing, Inc. and Runtime Revolution Ltd. today jointly
announced the release of the PreceptorTools public beta. With the
PreceptorTools courseware builder, teachers, trainers and students can
develop training modules, instructional aids, and presentations for
every major platform in minutes, without any programming! Beginners can
get started right away, while experienced Revolution developers can use
Revolution’s rich feature set to customize PreceptorTools for their own

Steve Messimer, President of Messimer Computing, said, ‘With its
easy-to use ready-made lessons, PreceptorTools is perfect for busy
teachers. The prebuilt navigation aids, quizzes, and exams let teachers
focus on delivering educational solutions, without worrying about how
to code them.’ Messimer added, ‘I chose Revolution because of its
unrivaled ease of use and power. PreceptorTools taps that power for
teachers and courseware developers to use.’

Kevin Miller, CEO of Runtime Revolution, said, ‘We’re delighted
Messimer Computing chose Revolution to develop PreceptorTools. In
combination with Revolution’s user-centric approach to development,
PreceptorTools makes it even easier for courseware developers to create
great computer-based training solutions.’

To download the public beta version of PreceptorTools, visit
This public beta can be used for 30 days. PreceptorTools 1.0 will ship
in fourth quarter 2003, and will be distributed in the Runtime
Revolution online store.

About Runtime Revolution

Founded in 1997, Runtime Revolution focuses on bringing user-centric
development tools to all major platforms. The company produces
Revolution, Revolution Express, and Ten Thumbs Typing Tutor. Runtime
Revolution, which recently completed its acquisition of MetaCard Corp.,
is based in Edinburgh, Scotland. For more information, please visit the
company on the web at <>.

About About Messimer Computing

Messimer Computing, Inc. is an applications development firm located
in Escanaba, Michigan. It has provided systems information services,
custom database design, and application development services to
companies and individuals throughout the Midwest since 1986.