TweetFollow Us on Twitter

Chatter Box 2
Volume Number:5
Issue Number:12
Column Tag:Intermediate Mac'ing

Related Info: AppleTalk Mgr

AppleTalk Chatter Box

By Rob Hafernik, Austin, TX

Note: Source code files accompanying article are located on MacTech CD-ROM or source code disks.

A Chat Program for AppleTalk

(Rob Hafernik has been programming at one job or another for 10 years. Over the years, he’s been involved in a wide variety of programming projects; working with banks, hospitals, the Space Shuttle, robotics, graphics, and so on. He’s finally lucked out and now actually gets paid to program the Macintosh for Technology Works in Austin, Texas. He can be reached via e-mail on BIX or MacNet as user ID “rob42” )

From the first time I sat down to a Mac connected to AppleTalk, I wanted to write a program to let users on AppleTalk-connected Macs chat back and forth. The idea languished in the back of my mind for years until I recently found myself with a need to learn AppleTalk and a whole day free of other programming responsibilities. Thus Chatterbox was begun.

I had already spent a couple of hours studying Inside AppleTalk to get a feel for the various AppleTalk protocols and more time pouring over the various Inside Macintosh chapters that cover AppleTalk. From the start, I’d decided that the program would not be restricted to just two users talking back and forth. The program had to be able to let any user send a message to any subset of the rest of the users on the internet (or all of them). I also wanted to keep the program as simple and fool-proof as possible. From all of this I came to the decision that Chatterbox would use the Name Binding Protocol (NBP) to see who was available to talk to and the Datagram Delivery Protocol (DDP) to send and receive the actual messages.

AppleTalk Basics

First a few AppleTalk terms. Each device (such as your Mac or LaserWriter) on an AppleTalk network is called a node. Up to 32 devices can be connected together to form an AppleTalk network (up to 255 devices are allowed with Apple’s new release of AppleTalk). Several networks may be connected together (via special nodes called internet routers) to form a zone. The sum of all of the networks connected together are referred to as an internet. As each device boots up, it establishes contact with its network and comes up with a unique node id. Since more than one program may be running on a given node that wants to use the network, an addressing mechanism called sockets allows each node to have up to 254 separate addressable entities running at any one time. The low numbered sockets are reserved by Apple for the low-level protocols (such as the Name Binding Protocol we’ll discuss below), but sockets 128-254 are open for use by any Mac program. Each socket must have a socket listener. This is a piece of code that the DDP calls to handle incoming messages. Apple supplies a default socket listener that does the minimum - it copies incoming messages to the buffer you supply and sets a result field.

The Datagram Delivery Protocol is the simplest data transfer protocol of them all and the one that all of the higher-level protocols are based on: it doesn’t guarantee delivery and it doesn’t guarantee that packets will arrive intact. What does it do? Well, it provides for the “best effort” delivery of a packet of up to 586 bytes to a given network, node and socket on the internet. What more could a chat program ask for? One note: throughout this program I have used the “alternate interface”, as opposed to the “preferred interface”. The “preferred interface” (described in Inside Macintosh Volume V) is based on the same type of parameter-block calls as the low-level file system interface. Unfortunately, since the “preferred interface” provides no equivalent of the “DDPRead” function, a socket listener and read function must be provided by the programmer. For this simple application, the “alternate interface” proved best and easiest to understand.

The Name Binding Protocol provides a way for programs that will use AppleTalk (client programs) to register on the network. Each client program opens a socket, then registers a name and type with the NBP. A client program can also ask NBP for the names, types, and addresses of other clients in its zone. NBP provides a wild-card match scheme that allows, for example, a client to scan the zone for all other names of a given type. This is the mechanism that Chatterbox uses to find other users to talk to.

The Chatterbox Program

Now let’s look at the program. When Chatterbox first starts up, it asks the user for the name they wish to use during the session (figure 1). The name defaults to the Chooser name, but the user may override this and provide any name less than 32 characters long (the limit allowed by the NBP). After that, the program displays a window with several parts (figure 2). There is a scrollable area where the names of other Chatterbox users are displayed; an area for status messages (I like programs that let me know what they’re doing, especially ones like this whose actions are mostly invisible); a TextEdit field for messages you wish to send; and a read-only TextEdit field where incoming messages are displayed.

Figure 1.

To use the program, the user selects recipients from the list. Multiple selections are allowed, both continuous selections made with a shift-click and discontinuous selections made with a command-click. Messages entered in the edit-text field are transmitted by hitting the <return> key at the end of the message. As others send messages, they’re displayed in the area at the bottom. As more messages come in, the old ones scroll up and are eventually deleted as they scroll off the top.

Figure 2.

The flow of the program is pretty simple. Once the usual Mac stuff is initialized, the program opens a socket that will be used to receive messages. To keep things easy, I used the default, Apple-supplied, socket listener. Then the RegisterName routine allocates a parameter block, fills in the user’s name, type, zone, socket and a few other parameters and calls NBPRegister to do the work. The zone string is set to “*”, meaning “this zone” and the type string to “Chatterbox”. By using the “*” zone name, Chatterbox is limiting communications to a single zone (the one it’s in), but this simplifies the program considerably. Note that when the program quits, it must call NBPRemove to take this name out of the list - see the UnRegisterName routine.

After registering on the internet, the next thing the program does is send out a special greeting to all other Chatterboxes. Why? Well, it’s a long story. When I first wrote the program, I thought that it would periodically scan the zone for new users and add them to its display. This proved to be very cumbersome (it takes a second or two to do the lookup for one thing, a pretty big interruption if you’re doing anything) and I went through several schemes before I came up with another method: as Chatterbox gets incoming messages, it looks to see if they begin with the non-breaking space (option-space from the keyboard). If so, it’s a signal that the list of users in the zone has changed and it’s time to call CheckForUsers (discussed below). This means that the user is only interrupted when a new user comes along (or goes away, we’ll get to that later). So this special message that is sent out by a new Chatterbox coming along triggers all the other Chatterboxes to look around the zone for their fellows. Why go to all the trouble of a CheckForUsers and not just add the new user to the list? In a word, redundancy. This may take a little extra processor time, but it guarantees that the list of users is up-to-date, regardless of the whims and crashes of the network.

The CheckForUsers routine is a bit complicated. The current list of other Chatterboxes in the zone is displayed using the list manager. Whenever CheckForUsers scans the network for other users, it must add new Chatterboxes to the list and delete Chatterboxes no longer active from the list - all without disturbing the user’s selections in the list. It first calls NBPLookUp to get the names of all Chatterboxes, then it extracts one name at a time using NBPExtract. Each name is compared to those in the list; if there’s a match, that entry is marked as “found” and the next name is processed. If the name is not found in the list, it’s added. After all of the names have been extracted, any names not marked as “found” are deleted from the list. This would all be better handled by a custom LDEF, but I’ll save that for another day.

To receive messages with DDP, a program must first ask for them and provide a buffer to store them in. The AskForMessages routine takes care of this. It’s very simple, just a single call to DDPRead. In this case, DDPRead is called with the async parameter set to true, meaning that the program will go on with its business while it waits for a message to come in. Once DDPRead has been called, it’s the program’s responsibility to watch the abResult field of the InABRecord parameter block to go to zero or a negative value. DDPRead sets this field to a positive number - the socket listener will set it to zero (if everything is OK) or negative (the error code) when a message comes in. In Chatterbox, the abResult field is examined once each time a null event is received.

When a message has been detected, the ReadMessage routine is called to pull the message out of the buffer and display it in the incoming messages field. As soon as the message is dealt with, ReadMessage calls AskForMessage to get ready for the next message.

Sending messages is simple too. When the user hits <return> to send a message, it’s pulled out of the TextEdit field and put into a message buffer. The program then runs through the user list, building a parameter block for each user selected and calling DDPWrite to send the message. Sometimes the SendMessage routine must be called upon to send a message to everyone in the list, even if they aren’t selected (this happens during the start-up greeting, for example). In this case, the calling routine sets the toAll parameter true.

When the user quits the program, it again sends out a special message that starts with a non-breaking space. This time it’s an “adios” message. This message, like the greeting message, is used to tell all of the other Chatterbox programs in the zone to re-build their lists of users, since one has just quit.

Extras and Options

That’s the bulk of the program, but there are a few extras. There are two buttons in the window for frequently-used tasks. The Scan button just looks for Chatterboxes on the network. The user can press it if things seem a little screwy or out of sync - it’s really just a security blanket, it’s rarely needed. The Select All button selects all of the users in the list, something I found most users do often. There are also three optional behaviors that can be set or unset in the Options menu. The first sets a flag that tells the program to beep with each incoming message. This is in case a message comes in when the user isn’t watching or the window is in the background under MultiFinder. The second option allows the user to see the messages transmitted echoed in the incoming message field. The last option allows the user to have all new users that come along be automatically selected as recipients.

What next?

So how could this program be improved? Well, it would be nice if the program let you pick the zone you wanted to chat in, instead of just letting you chat in your own. The AppleTalk Zone Information Protocol could be used to get a list of zones on the internet. It would also be nice if the incoming messages that were deleted from the TextEdit field as they scrolled off the top could instead be scrolled back down with a scroll bar. A file transfer facility would be nice. No doubt all of you out there can come up with more improvements.

As you see, AppleTalk is easy to use. This simple, low-level approach, using DDP and NBP, could be used to implement games, e-mail, network copy protection schemes and so on. As more and more Macs are networked out there, network awareness becomes more and more a must for any application.

Listing:  Chatter.c

/* ======== Chatterbox ======= */

#include<AppleTalk.h>

/*** defines */
#define NULL0L
#define MAXUSERS 64
#define BUFSIZE  600
#define NONE0
#define REGISTER 1
#define WAITING  2
#define SCANNING 3
#define SENDING  4
#define RECEIVING5
#define MAXTEXT  32000L 
#define MAXMSG   50
#define DISPLINES8
#define RETURNKEY‘\015’
#define ENTERKEY ‘\003’

/*** data about a single user */
typedef struct UserRecord {
 AddrBlockaddr;
 int    found;
 } UserRecord;

/*** Globals */
intDoneFlag;
WindowPtr TheWindow; 
ControlHandle  ScanButton;
ControlHandle  SelectAllButton;    
ListHandleUserList;
TEHandleMyMessage; 
TEHandleInMessages;
MenuHandleAppleMenu; 
MenuHandleFileMenu;
MenuHandleEditMenu;
MenuHandleOptionMenu;
DDPProto**InABRecord;
UserRecordOtherUsers[MAXUSERS];
EntityNameMyEntityName;   
PtrMyNameBuf;    
Str255  MyName;  
intMySocketID;   
intNumOtherUsers;
intTheError;
intEchoFlag;
intBeepFlag;
intSelectFlag;   
char    RecBuffer[BUFSIZE];
Rect    StatusR; 
Rect    DragRect;
 
/*====================*/
main()
 {
 EventRecordevent;
 WindowPtrwhichWindow;
 char   key;

 Initialize ();
 while ( !DoneFlag ) {

 GetNextEvent ( everyEvent, &event );
 switch ( event.what ) {
 case activateEvt:
 whichWindow = (WindowPtr)event.message;
 if ( whichWindow == TheWindow ) { 
 if ( event.modifiers & activeFlag ) {
 TEActivate ( MyMessage );
 LActivate ( true, UserList );
 ShowControl ( ScanButton );
 ShowControl( SelectAllButton);
 }
 else {
 TEDeactivate ( MyMessage );
 LActivate ( false, UserList );
 HideControl ( ScanButton );
 HideControl ( SelectAllButton );
 }
 }
 break;
 case updateEvt:
 whichWindow = (WindowPtr)event.message;
 if ( whichWindow == TheWindow ) {
 BeginUpdate ( TheWindow );
 DoUpdate ( );
 EndUpdate ( TheWindow );
 }
 break;
 case mouseDown:
 switch ( FindWindow ( event.where,  &whichWindow ) ) {
 case inMenuBar:
 DoMenu (MenuSelect(event.where));
 break;
 case inSysWindow:
 SystemClick (&event,whichWindow);
 break;
 case inDrag:
 if ( whichWindow == TheWindow )
 DragWindow ( TheWindow,
 event.where, &DragRect );
 break;
 case inContent:
 if ( whichWindow == TheWindow ) {
 if (TheWindow != FrontWindow())
 SelectWindow ( TheWindow );
 else DoMouseDown ( event.where,
 event.modifiers );
 }
 break;
 }
 break;
 case autoKey:
 case keyDown:
 key = (char) (event.message & charCodeMask);
 if ( event.modifiers & cmdKey ) 
 DoMenu ( MenuKey ( key ) );
 else if ( key == RETURNKEY || key == ENTERKEY ) 
 SendMessage ( false );
 else {
 ForeColor ( greenColor );
 TEKey ( key, MyMessage );
 if ((*MyMessage)->teLength > MAXMSG){
 TESetSelect ( (long) MAXMSG,
 MAXTEXT, MyMessage );
 TEDelete ( MyMessage );
 }
 ForeColor ( blackColor );
 }
 break;
 case nullEvent:
 if ( MySocketID == 0 ) StartAT ( );
 else {
 ShowStatus ( WAITING );
 if ( (*InABRecord)->abResult <= 0 ) 
 ReadMessage ( );
 TEIdle ( MyMessage );
 }
 break;
 }
 }

 ByeBye ( );
 }

/*===== initialize the Mac and my globals */
Initialize ()
 {
 EventRecordevent;
 Handle h;
 
 /*** init the mac rom stuff */
 InitGraf ( &thePort );
 InitFonts ();
 InitWindows ();
 InitMenus ();
 TEInit ();
 InitDialogs ( 0L );
 InitCursor ();
 FlushEvents ( everyEvent, 0 );
 
 /*** set up a few globals ... */
 EchoFlag = BeepFlag = SelectFlag = true;
 DoneFlag = false;
 MyNameBuf = 0L;
 InABRecord = (DDPProto **) 
 NewHandle ( sizeof ( DDPProto ) );
 MoveHHi ( InABRecord );
 HLock ( InABRecord );
 DragRect = screenBits.bounds;
 MySocketID = 0;
 NumOtherUsers = 0;
 
 /*** read in the menus */
 AppleMenu = GetMenu ( 1000 );
 InsertMenu ( AppleMenu, 0 );
 AddResMenu ( AppleMenu, ‘DRVR’ );
 FileMenu = GetMenu ( 1001 );
 InsertMenu ( FileMenu, 0 );
 EditMenu = GetMenu ( 1002 );
 InsertMenu ( EditMenu, 0 );
 OptionMenu = GetMenu ( 1003 );
 InsertMenu ( OptionMenu, 0 );
 DrawMenuBar ();

 /*** make sure appletalk is available */
 if ( (TheError = MPPOpen ()) != noErr ) 
 ErrorAlert (“\PCan’t start AppleTalk, error:”, TheError);

 /*** get user’s name */
 h = (Handle) GetString ( -16096 );
 if ( h != NULL ) 
 BlockMove ( *h, MyName, ((long) **h) + 1L );
 else MyName[0] = 0;
 ReleaseResource ( h );
 NameDlog ( );
 
 /*** open our window & init */
 InitTheWindow ( );
 }

/*===== process menu picks */
DoMenu ( mResult )
 long mResult;
 {
 int    theMenu, theItem, i;
 Str255 daname;
 DialogPtraboutdlog;
 GrafPtrcurport;
 TEHandle te;
 
 theItem = LoWord ( mResult );
 theMenu = HiWord ( mResult );
 switch ( theMenu ) {
 case 1000:
 if ( theItem == 1 ) {
 aboutdlog = GetNewDialog ( 2000, NULL, -1L );
 i = 0;
 while ( !i ) ModalDialog ( NULL, &i );
 DisposDialog ( aboutdlog );
 }
 else {
 GetItem ( AppleMenu, theItem, daname );
 GetPort ( &curport );
 OpenDeskAcc ( daname );
 SetPort ( curport );
 }
 break;
 case 1001:
 if ( theItem == 1 ) DoneFlag = true;
 break;
 case 1002:
 ForeColor ( greenColor );
 switch ( theItem ) {
 case 3:
 TECut ( MyMessage );
 break;
 case 4:
 TECopy ( MyMessage );
 break;
 case 5:
 TEPaste ( MyMessage );
 if ((*MyMessage)->teLength > MAXMSG){
 TESetSelect ( (long) MAXMSG, 
 MAXTEXT, MyMessage );
 TEDelete ( MyMessage );
 }
 break;
 }
 ForeColor ( blackColor );
 break;
 case 1003:
 switch ( theItem ) {
 case 1:
 if ( BeepFlag ) { 
 BeepFlag = false; 
 CheckItem (OptionMenu, 1, false );
 }
 else {
 BeepFlag = true;
 CheckItem (OptionMenu, 1, true );
 }
 break;
 case 2:
 if ( EchoFlag ) {
 EchoFlag = false;
 CheckItem (OptionMenu, 2, false );
 }
 else {
 EchoFlag = true;
 CheckItem (OptionMenu, 2, true );
 }
 break;
 case 3:
 if ( SelectFlag ) {
 SelectFlag = false;
 CheckItem (OptionMenu, 3, false );
 }
 else {
 SelectFlag = true;
 CheckItem (OptionMenu, 3, true );
 }
 break;
 }
 break;
 }

 HiliteMenu(0);
 }

/*===== get the name the user wants to go by */
NameDlog ( )
 {
 DialogPtrdlog;
 int    itype, item;
 Handle h, namefield;
 Rect   r;
 Str255 astr;

 /*** do the dialog */
 dlog = GetNewDialog ( 1000, 0L, -1L );
 GetDItem ( dlog, 4, &itype, &namefield, &r );
 SetIText ( namefield, MyName );
 SelIText ( dlog, 4, 0, 255 );
 item = 0;
 while ( item != 1 ) ModalDialog ( 0L, &item );

 /*** save off the name, 32 chars max */
   GetIText ( namefield, &MyName );
 if ( ((int) *MyName) > 31 ) *MyName =(char) 31;
 
 CloseDialog ( dlog );
 }

/*===== initialize AppleTalk stuff */
StartAT ( )
 {
 /*** open a socket, use defalut listener */
 if ( 
 (TheError = DDPOpenSocket (&MySocketID,NULL)) != noErr ) 
 ErrorAlert (  “\PDDPOpenSocket ( ) returned:”, TheError );
 
 RegisterName ( );
 CheckForUsers ( );
 SendGreeting ( );
 
 /*** listen for messages */
 AskForMessage ( );
 }

/*=== Register MyName as a “Chatterbox”  via AppleTalk NBP */
RegisterName ( )
 {
 int    len;
 NBPProto **myABRecNBP;
 
 /*** show some feedback */
 ShowStatus ( REGISTER );

 /*** make up a handle for registering */
 myABRecNBP = (NBPProto **) 
 NewHandle ( sizeof ( NBPProto ) );
 HLock ( myABRecNBP );

 /*** set up our entity name */
 BlockMove ( MyName, MyEntityName.objStr, 
 ((long) *MyName) + 1L );
 BlockMove ( “\PChatterbox”,
 MyEntityName.typeStr, 11L );
 BlockMove ( “\P*”, MyEntityName.zoneStr, 2L );
 
 /*** set up a buffer for NBP’s internal use */
 len = ((int) *MyName) + 26;
 MyNameBuf = NewPtr ( (long) len );
 
 /*** fill in the record & register */
 (*myABRecNBP)->abOpcode = tNBPRegister;
 (*myABRecNBP)->abUserReference = 0L;
 (*myABRecNBP)->nbpEntityPtr = &MyEntityName;
 (*myABRecNBP)->nbpBufPtr = MyNameBuf;
 (*myABRecNBP)->nbpBufSize = len;
 (*myABRecNBP)->nbpAddress.aSocket = (Byte)
 MySocketID;
 (*myABRecNBP)->nbpRetransmitInfo.
 retransInterval = 8;
 (*myABRecNBP)->nbpRetransmitInfo.retransCount = 2;
 if ( (TheError = NBPRegister(myABRecNBP, false)) != noErr ) 
 ErrorAlert ( “\PNBPRegister ( )  returned:”, TheError );
 
 HUnlock ( myABRecNBP );
 DisposHandle ( myABRecNBP );
 }

/*===== remove the name from NBP */
UnRegisterName ( )
 {
 if ( (TheError = NBPRemove(&MyEntityName )) != noErr ) 
 ErrorAlert ( “\PNBPRemove ( )  returned:”, TheError );
 DisposPtr ( MyNameBuf );
 }

/*===== check for other users on the net. */
CheckForUsers ( )
 {
 int    j, r, i, numFound, found, removed;
 Point  c;
 EntityName otherEntity;
 NBPProto **otherABRecNBP;
 AddrBlockaddblock;
 
 /*** show some feedback */
 ShowStatus ( SCANNING );

 /*** mark them all as “not found” */
 for ( i = 0; i < NumOtherUsers; ++i ) 
 OtherUsers[i].found = false;

 /*** now scan for other users */
 BlockMove ( “\P=”, otherEntity.objStr, 2L );
 BlockMove ( “\PChatterbox”, otherEntity.typeStr, 11L );
 BlockMove ( “\P*”, otherEntity.zoneStr, 2L );
 otherABRecNBP = (NBPProto **) 
 NewHandle ( sizeof ( NBPProto ) );
 HLock ( otherABRecNBP );
 (*otherABRecNBP)->abOpcode = tNBPLookup;
 (*otherABRecNBP)->abUserReference = 0L;
 (*otherABRecNBP)->nbpEntityPtr = &otherEntity;
 (*otherABRecNBP)->nbpBufPtr = NewPtr ( 4096 );
 (*otherABRecNBP)->nbpBufSize = 4096;
 (*otherABRecNBP)->nbpDataField = 40;
 (*otherABRecNBP)->nbpRetransmitInfo.
 retransInterval = 8;
 (*otherABRecNBP)->nbpRetransmitInfo.
 retransCount = 1;
 if ((TheError = NBPLookup(otherABRecNBP, false)) != noErr) 
 ErrorAlert ( “\PNBPLookup ( )  returned:”, TheError );
 
 /*** if we found any, check for them in the
 list, else empty the list */
 numFound = (*otherABRecNBP)->nbpDataField;
 if ( numFound <= 0 ) {
 j = (*UserList)->dataBounds.bottom;
 if ( j > 0 ) LDelRow ( j, 0, UserList );
 NumOtherUsers = 0;
 }
 else {
 for ( i = 0; i < numFound; ++i ) {
 
 /*** extract it */
 if ( (TheError = NBPExtract (
 (*otherABRecNBP)->nbpBufPtr, 
 numFound, i+1, &otherEntity,
 &addblock )) == noErr ) {
 
 /*** see if it’s in the list */
 found = false;
 for ( j = 0; j < NumOtherUsers; ++j ) {
 if ( OtherUsers[j].addr.aSocket ==
 addblock.aSocket &&
 OtherUsers[j].addr.aNode ==
 addblock.aNode &&
 OtherUsers[j].addr.aNet ==
 addblock.aNet ) { 
 found = true;
 break;
 }
 }

 /*** if it is, mark it */
 if ( found ) OtherUsers[j].found=true;
 
 /***else add it, select it if auto-select is on */
 else {
 c.h = 0;
 c.v = NumOtherUsers;
 OtherUsers[NumOtherUsers].addr =
 addblock;
 OtherUsers[NumOtherUsers].found =
 true;
 LAddRow ( 1,NumOtherUsers,UserList );
 LSetCell ( &otherEntity.objStr[1],
 (int) otherEntity.objStr[0], c, UserList );
 if ( SelectFlag ) 
 LSetSelect ( true, c, UserList );
 ++NumOtherUsers;
 }
 
 /*** don’t overflow */
 if ( NumOtherUsers >= MAXUSERS ) break;
 }
 }

 /**delete any that were not found (they’ve logged off) */
 for ( j = NumOtherUsers-1; j >= 0; --j ) {
 if ( !OtherUsers[j].found ) {
 --NumOtherUsers;
 BlockMove ( &OtherUsers[j+1],
 &OtherUsers[j],
 (long) ((NumOtherUsers-j)
 *sizeof(UserRecord)) );
 LDelRow ( 1, j, UserList );
 }
 }
 }

 DisposPtr ( (*otherABRecNBP)->nbpBufPtr );
 HUnlock ( otherABRecNBP );
 DisposHandle ( otherABRecNBP );
 }

/*===== tell DDP we’re waiting for a msg */
AskForMessage ( )
 {
 (*InABRecord)->abOpcode = tDDPRead;
 (*InABRecord)->abResult = 0;
 (*InABRecord)->abUserReference = 0L;
 (*InABRecord)->ddpType = 5;
 (*InABRecord)->ddpSocket = MySocketID;
 (*InABRecord)->ddpReqCount = BUFSIZE;
 (*InABRecord)->ddpDataPtr = RecBuffer;
 if ( (TheError = DDPRead ( InABRecord, true,
 true)) != noErr )
 ErrorAlert ( “\PDDPRead ( )  returned:”, TheError );
 }

/*===== read a message from the socket */
ReadMessage ( )
 {
 Rect   r;
 Cell   c;
 Str255 othername;
 int    i, namelen, nlines, fromnode;
 
 /*** make sure there’s really a message */
 if ( (*InABRecord)->ddpActCount > 0 ) {
 
 /*** show some feedback */
 ShowStatus ( RECEIVING );
 
 /*** check for users if it’s a special
 message (ie, has option-space) */
 if ( RecBuffer[0] == ‘ ’ ) CheckForUsers ();

 /*** see who it’s from */
 namelen = 0;
 fromnode = (*InABRecord)->ddpAddress.aNode;
 for ( i = 0; i < NumOtherUsers; ++i ) 
 if ( fromnode == 
 OtherUsers[i].addr.aNode ) break;
 if ( i < NumOtherUsers ) {
 c.h = 0;
 c.v = i;
 namelen = 32;
 LGetCell ( othername, &namelen, c, UserList );
 }

 /*** put the message in the display */
 ForeColor ( blueColor );
 TESetSelect ( MAXTEXT, MAXTEXT, InMessages );
 TEInsert ( RecBuffer, (long) (*InABRecord)->ddpActCount,
 InMessages );
 TEInsert ( “ (“, 2L, InMessages );
 TEInsert ( othername, (long) namelen, InMessages );
 TEInsert ( “)\015”, 2L, InMessages );
 nlines = (*InMessages)->nLines;
 for ( i = DISPLINES; i < nlines; ++i )
 DeleteFirstLine ( InMessages );
 ForeColor ( blackColor );
 
 if ( BeepFlag ) SysBeep ( 1 );
 }
 else ErrorAlert ( “\PError in recieved packet.”, 0 );
 
 AskForMessage ( );
 }

/*===== send the message out.  If toAll is true,
 send to all, else send to selected. */
SendMessage ( toAll )
 int    toAll;
 {
 DDPProto **outABRecord;
 Handle thetext;
 int    i, nlines, textlen, msgSent;
 Cell   c;
 char   xmitBuffer[BUFSIZE];
 
 /*** only if there is something to say */
 if ( (*MyMessage)->teLength <= 0 ) return;
 
 /*** get a record */
 outABRecord = (DDPProto **) 
 NewHandle ( sizeof ( DDPProto ) );
 HLock ( outABRecord );

 /*** copy the text to the out buffer, empty 
 TextEdit record */
 thetext = (Handle) TEGetText ( MyMessage );
 HLock ( thetext );
 textlen = (*MyMessage)->teLength;
 BlockMove ( *thetext, xmitBuffer, textlen );
 HUnlock ( thetext );
 
 /*** send the message to appropriate users */
 for(msgSent=false,i=0; i<NumOtherUsers; ++i) {
 c.h = 0;
 c.v = i;
 if ( toAll ||
 LGetSelect ( false, &c, UserList ) ) {
 ShowStatus ( SENDING );
 (*outABRecord)->abOpcode = tDDPWrite;
 (*outABRecord)->abUserReference = 0L;
 (*outABRecord)->ddpType = 5;
 (*outABRecord)->ddpSocket = MySocketID;
 (*outABRecord)->ddpAddress = 
 OtherUsers[i].addr;
 (*outABRecord)->ddpDataPtr = xmitBuffer;
 (*outABRecord)->ddpReqCount = textlen;
 if ( (TheError = DDPWrite ( outABRecord, 
 false, false )) != noErr )
 ErrorAlert ( “\PDDPWrite ( )  returned:”, TheError );
 msgSent = true;
 }
 }

 if ( msgSent ) {
 TESetSelect ( 0L, MAXTEXT, MyMessage );
 TEDelete ( MyMessage );
 TESetSelect ( 0L, 0L, MyMessage );
 
 if ( EchoFlag ) {
 ForeColor ( blueColor );
 TESetSelect (MAXTEXT,MAXTEXT,InMessages);
 TEInsert ( “«”, 1L, InMessages );
 TEInsert ( xmitBuffer, (long) textlen, InMessages );
 TEInsert ( “»\015”, 2L, InMessages );
 nlines = (*InMessages)->nLines;
 for ( i = DISPLINES; i < nlines; ++i ) 
 DeleteFirstLine ( InMessages );
 ForeColor ( blackColor );
 }
 }

 HUnlock ( outABRecord );
 DisposHandle ( outABRecord );
 }

/*===== say hello to existing users */
SendGreeting ( ) 
 {
 Str255 greeting;
 
 /*** send log-on messge (has option-space) */
 greeting[0] = ‘\0’;
 Pstrcat ( greeting, “\P  Hello Everyone!” );
 TESetSelect ( 0L, 0L, MyMessage );
 TEInsert ( &greeting[1], (long) greeting[0], MyMessage );
 SendMessage ( true );
 TESetSelect ( 0L, MAXTEXT, MyMessage );
 TEDelete ( MyMessage );
 }

/*===== pick up our toys and go home */
ByeBye ( ) 
 {
 Str255 adios;
 
 /*** send logoff message (has option-space) */
 adios[0] = ‘\0’;
 Pstrcat ( adios, “\P  ” );
 Pstrcat ( adios, MyName );
 Pstrcat ( adios, “\P is off!” );
 TESetSelect ( 0L, 0L, MyMessage );
 TEInsert ( &adios[1], (long) adios[0], MyMessage );
 SendMessage ( true );

 /*** close everything */
 UnRegisterName ( );
 DDPCloseSocket ( (Byte) MySocketID );
 CloseWindow ( TheWindow );
 }

/*===== delete the first line from the given TEhandle */
DeleteFirstLine ( te )
 TEHandle te;
 {
 Handle h;
 int    charsinline = 0;
 char   *cp;
 
 h = TEGetText ( te );
 HLock ( h );
 cp = *h;
 while ( *cp != ‘\015’ ) { 
 ++cp; 
 ++charsinline;
 }
 ++charsinline;
 TESetSelect ( 0L, (long) charsinline, te );
 TEDelete ( te );
 }

/*===== open and initialize the window */
InitTheWindow ( )
 {
 Rect   r, dbr, view, dest;
 Point  csize;
 char   title[80];
 
 TheWindow = GetNewWindow ( 1000, 0L, -1L );
 title[0] = ‘\0’;
 Pstrcat ( title, “\PChatterbox - “ );
 Pstrcat ( title, MyName );
 SetWTitle ( TheWindow, title );
 SetPort ( TheWindow );
 TextFont ( 4 );
 TextSize ( 9 );
 TextFace ( 0 );

 /*** add in the controls */
 ScanButton = GetNewControl ( 1000, TheWindow );
 SelectAllButton = 
 GetNewControl ( 2000, TheWindow );
 
 /*** add in the user list */
 SetRect ( &r, 20, 22, 164, 94 );
 SetRect ( &dbr, 0, 0, 1, 0 );
 csize.v = 12;
 csize.h = 300;
 UserList = LNew ( &r, &dbr, csize, 0, 
 TheWindow, true, false, false, true );
 
 /*** add in the outgoing message field */
 SetRect ( &view, 21, 114, 339, 128 );
 SetRect ( &dest, 22, 115, 338, 270 );
 MyMessage = TENew ( &dest, &view );
 TESetSelect ( 0L, 0L, MyMessage );
 
 /*** set up the incomming message area */
 SetRect ( &view, 21, 148, 339, 238 );
 SetRect ( &dest, 22, 149, 338, 270 );
 InMessages = TENew ( &dest, &view );
 TESetSelect ( 0L, 0L, InMessages );

 /*** set up the status area */
 SetRect ( &StatusR, 196, 21, 340, 65 );
 }

/*===== handle update events for our main (and only) window */
 DoUpdate ( )
 {
 Rect   r;
 RgnHandlevis;
 
 /*** do the controls */
 SetPort ( TheWindow );
 DrawControls ( TheWindow );
 
 /*** show the user list */
 r = (*UserList)->rView;
 InsetRect ( &r, -1, -1 );
 FrameRect ( &r );
 MoveTo ( r.left, r.top-4 );
 DrawString ( “\PSelect Recipients:” );
 vis = TheWindow->visRgn;
 HandToHand ( &vis );
 LUpdate ( vis, UserList );
 DisposHandle ( vis );
 
 /*** show the MyMessage field */
 r = (*MyMessage)->viewRect;
 MoveTo ( r.left-1, r.top-6 );
 DrawString ( “\PType a message, <return> to send:” );
 EraseRect ( &r );
 InsetRect ( &r, -2, -2 );
 FrameRect ( &r );
 ForeColor ( greenColor );
 TEUpdate ( &r, MyMessage );
 ForeColor ( blackColor );

 /*** show the incomming message field */
 r = (*InMessages)->viewRect;
 MoveTo ( r.left-1, r.top-6 );
 DrawString ( “\PReceived Messages:” );
 EraseRect ( &r );
 InsetRect ( &r, -2, -2 );
 FrameRect ( &r );
 ForeColor ( blueColor );
 TEUpdate ( &r, InMessages );
 ForeColor ( blackColor );
 
 /*** show the status area */
 MoveTo ( StatusR.left, StatusR.top-4 );
 DrawString ( “\PStatus:” );
 FrameRect ( &StatusR );
 ShowStatus ( NONE );
 }

/*===== display the status notice */
ShowStatus ( status )
 int    status;
 {
 Rect   r;
 char   *cp;
 static int oldstatus;  
 
 if ( status != oldstatus ) {
 InsetRect ( &StatusR, 2, 2 );
 EraseRect ( &StatusR );
 ForeColor ( redColor );
 cp = NULL;
 switch ( status ) {
 case NONE:
 break;
 case REGISTER:
 cp = “\PRegistering on the network.”;
 break;
 case WAITING:
 cp = “\PListening ”;
 break;
 case SCANNING:
 cp = “\PScanning for other users.”;
 break; 
 case SENDING:
 cp = “\PSending message.”;
 break; 
 case RECEIVING:
 cp = “\PReceiving message.”;
 break; 
 }
 if ( cp != NULL ) 
 TextBox ( (cp + 1), (long) *cp, &StatusR, teJustLeft );
 ForeColor ( blackColor );
 InsetRect ( &StatusR, -2, -2 );
 oldstatus = status;
 }
 }

/*===== handle mouse-downs in our window */
DoMouseDown ( thePt, mods )
 Point  thePt;
 int    mods;
 {
 Rect   r;
 Point  localPt, c;
 ControlHandle   chan;
 
 /*** get the local point */
 localPt = thePt;
 GlobalToLocal ( &localPt );
 
 /*** in UserList or it’s scroll bars? */
 r = (*UserList)->rView;
 r.right += 16;
 if ( PtInRect ( localPt, &r ) && 
 ( NumOtherUsers > 0 ) ) {
 LClick ( localPt, mods, UserList );
 return;
 }

 /*** in MyMessage ? */
 r = (*MyMessage)->viewRect;
 if ( PtInRect ( localPt, &r ) ) {
 TEClick ( localPt, 
 ((mods & shiftKey) == shiftKey),
 MyMessage );
 return;
 }
 
 /*** in the controls */
 if (FindControl(localPt, TheWindow, &chan)) {
 if ( TrackControl ( chan, localPt, NULL ) ) {
 if ( chan == ScanButton ) CheckForUsers();
 if ( chan == SelectAllButton ) {
 for ( c.h = 0, c.v = (*UserList)->dataBounds.top;
 c.v < (*UserList)->dataBounds.bottom; ++c.v )
 LSetSelect ( true, c, UserList );
 }
 }
 }
 }

/*===== catenate the second pascal string to the first */
Pstrcat ( str1, str2 )
 char *str1, *str2;
 {
 char *str1len, *str1end;
 
 str1len = str1;
 str1end = str1 + (int) *str1len + 1;
 BlockMove ((str2 + 1), str1end, (long) *str2);
 *str1len += (int) *str2;
 }

/*=== alert the user to an error, optionally exit to shell */
ErrorAlert ( where, errorNum )
 char *where;
 int  errorNum;
 {
 Str255 idstr;

 /*** give the alert */
 NumToString ( (long) errorNum, idstr );
 ParamText ( where, idstr, “\P”, “\P” );
 if ( Alert ( 666, 0L ) == 1 ) {
 UnRegisterName ( );
 DDPCloseSocket ( (Byte) MySocketID );
 ExitToShell ();
 }
 }
Listing:  Chatter.r

resource ‘BNDL’ (128) {
 ‘chat’,
 0,
 { /* array TypeArray: 2 elements */
 /* [1] */
 ‘ICN#’,
 { /* array IDArray: 2 elements */
 /* [1] */
 0, 128,
 /* [2] */
 1, 129
 },
 /* [2] */
 ‘FREF’,
 { /* array IDArray: 2 elements */
 /* [1] */
 0, 128,
 /* [2] */
 1, 129
 }
 }
};

data ‘chat’ (0) {
$”15 43 68 61 74 74 65 72 62 6F 78 20 31 2E 30 20" 
$”62 79 20 52 6F 62 0D”};

resource ‘ICN#’ (128) {
 { /* array: 2 elements */
 /* [1] */
$”1F FF FF F8 21 FF FF FC 41 FF FF FE 81 FF FF FF”
$”81 FF FF FF 81 FF C0 FF 89 FF 00 3F 99 FE 00 1F”
$”89 FC 00 0F 81 F8 00 07 81 F8 00 07 81 F0 00 03"
$”80 F1 9D C3 80 F0 00 03 80 70 00 03 80 71 DD 43"
$”80 70 00 03 80 70 00 03 80 F1 D7 03 87 F0 00 03"
$”81 F0 00 03 81 F1 EE C3 81 F0 00 07 81 F0 00 07"
$”81 F0 00 0F 87 E0 00 1F 8F 80 00 7F 87 FF FF FF”
$”81 FF FF FF 41 FF FF FE 21 FF FF FC 1F FF FF F8",
/* [2] */
$”1F FF FF F8 3F FF FF FC 7F FF FF FE FF FF FF FF”
$”FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF”
$”FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF”
$”FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF”
$”FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF”
$”FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF”
$”FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF”
$”FF FF FF FF 7F FF FF FE 3F FF FF FC 1F FF FF F8"
 }
};

resource ‘WIND’ (1000, “Chatterbox”) {
 {46, 16, 300, 376},
 documentProc,
 visible,
 noGoAway,
 0x0,
 “Chatterbox”
};

resource ‘MENU’ (1000, “Apple”) {
 1000,
 textMenuProc,
 0x7FFFFFFD,
 enabled,
 apple,
 { /* array: 2 elements */
 /* [1] */
“About Chatterbox ”, noIcon, noKey, noMark, plain,
 /* [2] */
“-”, noIcon, noKey, noMark, plain
 }
};

resource ‘MENU’ (1001, “File”) {
 1001,
 textMenuProc,
 allEnabled,
 enabled,
 “File”,
 { /* array: 1 elements */
 /* [1] */
 “Quit”, noIcon, “Q”, noMark, plain
 }
};

resource ‘MENU’ (1002, “Edit”) {
 1002,
 textMenuProc,
 0x7FFFFFFC,
 enabled,
 “Edit”,
 { /* array: 5 elements */
 /* [1] */
 “Undo”, noIcon, “Z”, noMark, plain,
 /* [2] */
 “-”, noIcon, noKey, noMark, plain,
 /* [3] */
 “Cut”, noIcon, “X”, noMark, plain,
 /* [4] */
 “Copy”, noIcon, “C”, noMark, plain,
 /* [5] */
 “Paste”, noIcon, “V”, noMark, plain
 }
};

resource ‘MENU’ (1003, “Options”) {
 1003,
 textMenuProc,
 allEnabled,
 enabled,
 “Options”,
 { /* array: 3 elements */
 /* [1] */
“Beep On Receipt”, noIcon, noKey, check, plain,
 /* [2] */
“Echo My Transmissions”,noIcon,noKey,check,plain,
 /* [3] */
“Auto-select New Users”,noIcon,noKey,check,plain
 }
};

resource ‘ALRT’ (666, “Error Alert”) {
 {162, 90, 330, 398},
 666,
 { /* array: 4 elements */
 /* [1] */
 OK, visible, sound1,
 /* [2] */
 OK, visible, sound1,
 /* [3] */
 OK, visible, sound1,
 /* [4] */
 OK, visible, sound1
 }
};

resource ‘cicn’ (1000) {
 16,
 {0, 0, 32, 32},
 0,
 unpacked,
 0,
 0x480000,
 0x480000,
 chunky,
 4,
 1,
 4,
 0,
 0,
 4,
 {0, 0, 32, 32},
 4,
 {0, 0, 32, 32},
$”1F FF FF F8 3F FF FF FC 7F FF FF FE FF FF FF FF”
$”FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF”
$”FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF”
$”FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF”
$”FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF”
$”FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF”
$”FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF FF”
$”FF FF FF FF 7F FF FF FE 3F FF FF FC 1F FF FF 8F”,
$”1F FF FF F8 21 FF FF FC 41 FF FF FE 81 FF FF FF”
$”81 FF FF FF 81 FF C0 FF 89 FF 00 3F 99 FE 00 1F”
$”89 FC 00 0F 81 F8 00 07 81 F8 00 07 81 F0 00 03"
$”80 F1 DD C3 80 F0 00 03 80 70 00 03 80 71 DD 43"
$”80 70 00 03 80 70 00 03 80 F1 D7 03 87 F0 00 03"
$”81 F0 00 03 81 F1 EE C3 81 F0 00 07 81 F0 00 07"
$”81 F0 00 0F 87 E0 00 1F 8F 80 00 7F 87 FF FF FF”
$”81 FF FF FF 41 FF FF FE 21 FF FF FC 1F FF FF F8"
,0x0, 0,
 { /* array ColorSpec: 5 elements */
 /* [1] */
 0, 65535, 65535, 65535,
 /* [2] */
 1, 0, 0, 0,
 /* [3] */
 2, 8856, 65535, 6900,
 /* [4] */
 3, 7652, 8260, 65535,
 /* [5] */
 4, 65535, 9758, 8505
 },
$”00 01 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 10 00"
$”00 10 00 01 33 33 33 33 33 33 33 33 33 33 31 00"
$”01 00 00 01 33 33 33 33 33 33 33 33 33 33 33 10"
$”10 00 00 01 33 33 33 33 33 33 33 33 33 33 33 31"
$”10 00 00 01 33 33 33 33 33 33 33 33 33 33 33 31"
$”10 00 00 01 33 33 33 33 33 00 00 00 33 33 33 31"
$”10 00 10 01 33 33 33 33 00 00 00 00 00 33 33 31"
$”10 01 10 01 33 33 33 30 00 00 00 00 00 03 33 31"
$”10 00 10 01 33 33 33 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 33 31"
$”10 00 00 01 33 33 30 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 03 31"
$”10 00 00 01 33 33 30 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 03 31"
$”10 00 00 01 33 33 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 31"
$”10 00 00 00 13 33 00 04 44 04 44 04 44 00 00 31"
$”10 00 00 00 13 33 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 31"
$”10 00 00 00 01 33 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 31"
$”10 00 00 00 01 33 00 04 44 40 44 04 04 00 00 31"
$”10 00 00 00 01 33 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 31"
$”10 00 00 00 01 33 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 31"
$”10 00 00 00 13 33 00 04 44 04 04 44 00 00 00 31”
$”10 00 01 11 33 33 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 31"
$”10 00 00 01 33 33 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 31"
$”10 00 00 01 33 33 00 04 44 40 44 40 44 00 00 31"
$”10 00 00 01 33 33 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 03 31"
$”10 00 00 01 33 33 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 03 31"
$”10 00 00 01 33 33 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 33 31"
$”10 00 01 13 33 30 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 03 33 31"
$”10 00 13 33 30 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 03 33 33 31"
$”10 00 01 13 33 33 33 33 33 33 33 33 33 33 33 31"
$”10 00 00 01 33 33 33 33 33 33 33 33 33 33 33 31"
$”01 00 00 01 33 33 33 33 33 33 33 33 33 33 33 10"
$”00 10 00 01 33 33 33 33 33 33 33 33 33 33 31 00"
$”00 01 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 10 00"
};

resource ‘DITL’ (1000) {
 { /* array DITLarray: 4 elements */
 /* [1] */
 {80, 52, 100, 112},
 Button {
 enabled,
 “OK”
 },
 /* [2] */
 {8, 8, 40, 40},
 Icon {
 disabled,
 1000
 },
 /* [3] */
 {16, 52, 36, 288},
 StaticText {
 enabled,
 “Enter the name you want to go by:”
 },
 /* [4] */
 {48, 56, 64, 256},
 EditText {
 enabled,
 “”
 }
 }
};

resource ‘DITL’ (666) {
 { /* array DITLarray: 6 elements */
 /* [1] */
 {128, 16, 152, 128},
 Button {
 enabled,
 “Exit To Shell”
 },
 /* [2] */
 {128, 168, 152, 296},
 Button {
 enabled,
 “OK, Keep Going”
 },
 /* [3] */
 {8, 8, 40, 40},
 Icon {
 disabled,
 1000
 },
 /* [4] */
 {16, 48, 40, 296},
 StaticText {
 disabled,
 “Oops!  Something bad has happened:”
 },
 /* [5] */
 {48, 48, 80, 296},
 StaticText {
 disabled,
 “^0”
 },
 /* [6] */
 {88, 48, 112, 296},
 StaticText {
 disabled,
 “^1”
 }
 }
};

resource ‘DITL’ (2000) {
 { /* array DITLarray: 1 elements */
 /* [1] */
 {2, 8, 98, 313},
 Picture {
 enabled,
 2000
 }
 }
};

resource ‘ICON’ (1000, purgeable) {
$”1F FF FF F8 21 FF FF FC 41 FF FF FE 81 FF FF FF”
$”81 FF FF FF 81 FF C0 FF 89 FF 00 3F 99 FE 00 1F”
$”89 FC 00 0F 81 F8 00 07 81 F8 00 07 81 F0 00 03"
$”80 F1 DD C3 80 F0 00 03 80 70 00 03 80 71 DD 43"
$”80 70 00 03 80 70 00 03 80 F1 D7 03 87 F0 00 03"
$”81 F0 00 03 81 F1 EE C3 81 F0 00 07 81 F0 00 07"
$”81 F0 00 0F 87 E0 00 1F 8F 80 00 7F 87 FF FF FF”
$”81 FF FF FF 41 FF FF FE 21 FF FF FC 1F FF FF F8"
};

resource ‘DLOG’ (1000, “Get Name”) {
 {66, 40, 178, 360},
 altDBoxProc,
 visible,
 goAway,
 0x0,
 1000,
 “What’s your name?”
};

resource ‘DLOG’ (2000, “About...”) {
 {40, 40, 140, 360},
 dBoxProc,
 visible,
 goAway,
 0x0,
 2000,
 “New Dialog”
};

resource ‘FREF’ (128) {
 ‘APPL’,
 0,
 “”
};

resource ‘CNTL’ (1000, “Scan”) {
 {75, 274, 95, 340},
 0,
 visible,
 1,
 0,
 pushButProc,
 0,
 “Scan”
};

resource ‘CNTL’ (2000, “Select All”) {
 {75, 196, 95, 264},
 0,
 visible,
 1,
 0,
 pushButProc,
 0,
 “Select All”
};

resource ‘vers’ (2) {
 0x1,
 0x0,
 0x0,
 0x0,
 verUs,
 “1.0”,
 “  by Rob Hafernik”
};

resource ‘vers’ (1) {
 0x1,
 0x0,
 0x0,
 0x0,
 verUs,
 “1.0”,
 “1.0”
};

resource ‘PICT’ (2000) {
 {191, 81, 287, 386},
 VersionOne {
 { /* array OpCodes: 4 elements */
 /* [1] */
 shortComment {
 130
 },
 /* [2] */
 clipRgn {
 {0, 0, 720, 576},
 $””
 },
 /* [3] */
 packBitsRect {
 40,
 {191, 80, 287, 392},
 {191, 81, 287, 386},
 {191, 81, 287, 386},
 srcCopy,
$”02 D9 00 02 D9 00 02 D9 00 08 00 01 F1 FF 00 80"
$”EB 00 09 01 02 1F F2 FF 00 C0 EB 00 09 01 04 1F”
$”F2 FF 00 E0 EB 00 09 01 08 1F F2 FF 00 F0 EB 00"
$”09 01 08 1F F2 FF 00 F0 EB 00 0B 02 08 1F FC F4"
$”00 01 0F F0 EB 00 0B 02 08 9F F0 F4 00 01 03 F0"
$”EB 00 0B 02 09 9F E0 F4 00 01 01 F0 EB 00 0A 02"
$”08 9F C0 F3 00 00 F0 EB 00 0A 02 08 1F 80 F3 00"
$”00 70 EB 00 0A 02 08 1F 80 F3 00 00 70 EB 00 26"
$”08 08 1F 00 7F C6 00 00 0C 0C FE 00 00 C0 FD 00"
$”0E 30 1F F8 00 00 1F F8 00 18 00 03 01 80 00 78"
$”FD 00 00 C6 FE 00 26 08 08 0F 00 C0 66 00 00 0C”
$”0C FE 00 00 C0 FD 00 0E 30 18 0C 00 00 18 0C 00"
$”18 00 03 01 80 00 C0 FD 00 00 06 FE 00 29 25 08"
$”0F 00 C0 07 F8 7F 1F 9F 8F E3 FE FF 0F E3 06 00"
$”30 18 0C C1 80 18 0C 7F 1F E0 03 01 8F E3 F8 FE”
$”3F EF F1 C6 18 FF 00 29 25 08 07 00 C0 06 0C C1"
$”8C 0C 18 33 80 C1 98 31 8C 00 30 18 0C C1 80 18"
$”0C C1 98 30 03 01 98 30 C1 83 38 0E 18 C6 30 FF”
$”00 29 25 08 07 00 C0 06 0C 01 8C 0C 18 33 00 C1"
$”98 30 D8 00 30 1F F8 C1 80 1F F8 C1 98 30 03 FF”
$”80 30 C1 83 30 0C 18 C6 60 FF 00 29 25 08 07 00"
$”C0 06 0C 7F 8C 0C 1F F3 00 C1 98 30 70 00 30 18"
$”0C C1 80 18 C0 C1 98 30 03 01 8F F0 C1 FF 30 0C”
$”18 C7 C0 FF 00 29 25 08 07 00 C0 06 0C C1 8C 0C”
$”18 03 00 C1 98 30 70 00 30 18 0C C1 80 18 60 C1"
$”98 30 03 01 98 30 C1 80 30 0C 18 C6 60 FF 00 29"
$”25 08 0F 00 C0 06 0C C1 8C 0C 18 03 00 C1 98 30"
$”D8 00 30 18 0C C1 80 18 30 C1 98 30 03 01 98 30"
$”C1 80 30 0C 18 C6 30 FF 00 29 25 08 7F 00 C0 66"
$”0C C1 8C 0C 18 33 00 C1 98 31 8C 00 30 18 0C C1"
$”80 18 18 C1 98 30 03 01 98 30 C1 83 30 0C 18 C6"
$”18 FF 00 29 25 08 1F 00 7F C6 0C 7F 87 87 8F E3"
$”00 FF 0F E3 06 00 30 1F F8 7F 80 18 0C 7F 1F E0"
$”03 01 8F F0 C0 FE 30 0C 18 C6 0C FF 00 0D 01 08"
$”1F F2 00 04 30 00 00 01 80 EF 00 0D 01 08 1F F2"
$”00 04 70 00 00 C1 80 EF 00 0C 01 08 1F F2 00 03"
$”70 00 00 7F EE 00 09 01 08 1F F2 00 00 F0 EB 00"
$”0A 01 08 7E F3 00 01 01 F0 EB 00 0A 01 08 F8 F3"
$”00 01 07 F0 EB 00 09 01 08 7F F2 FF 00 F0 EB 00"
$”09 01 08 1F F2 FF 00 F0 EB 00 09 01 04 1F F2 FF”
$”00 E0 EB 00 09 01 02 1F F2 FF 00 C0 EB 00 08 00"
$”01 F1 FF 00 80 EB 00 02 D9 00 02 D9 00 02 D9 00"
$”02 D9 00 02 D9 00 02 D9 00 02 D9 00 02 D9 00 02"
$”D9 00 02 D9 00 02 D9 00 02 D9 00 02 D9 00 02 D9"
$”00 0D 09 04 04 88 80 02 00 03 00 00 18 E3 00 0D”
$”09 04 04 08 80 02 00 01 00 00 20 E3 00 10 0C 04"
$”05 9E FC 03 F1 F1 3F 00 FA F3 E7 B9 E6 00 10 0C”
$”04 04 88 82 02 0A 09 20 80 23 04 14 44 E6 00 10"
$”0C 04 44 88 82 02 0A 09 20 80 22 04 14 44 E6 00"
$”10 0C 04 A4 88 82 02 0B F9 20 80 22 04 14 44 E6"
$”00 10 0C 05 14 88 82 02 0A 01 20 80 22 04 14 44"
$”E6 00 10 0C 06 0C 88 82 02 0A 09 20 80 22 04 14"
$”44 E6 00 10 0C 04 04 86 82 02 09 F1 3F 00 22 03"
$”E4 45 E6 00 06 FA 00 00 20 E1 00 06 FA 00 00 20"
$”E1 00 02 D9 00 02 D9 00 02 D9 00 02 D9 00 02 D9"
$”00 25 06 04 04 00 02 00 01 02 FE 00 0C 20 40 04"
$”40 00 00 20 20 00 10 00 0F E0 FC 00 03 01 FC 20"
$”08 FD 00 00 80 FE 00 25 06 06 0C 00 02 00 01 04"
$”FE 00 0C 20 80 04 40 00 00 30 60 00 10 00 08 10"
$”FC 00 03 01 02 00 08 FD 00 00 80 FE 00 28 24 05"
$”14 F9 7A 10 01 08 3E 5E 00 21 07 CF 7E 41 00 28"
$”A7 CB D0 80 08 0A 09 F2 F2 F1 F0 01 01 65 E8 40"
$”1F 2F 1F 80 FE 00 28 24 04 A5 05 82 20 01 10 41"
$”61 00 22 08 24 41 41 00 25 28 2C 11 00 08 0A 0A”
$”0B 0B 0A 08 01 01 26 08 80 20 B0 A0 80 FE 00 28"
$”17 04 44 05 02 40 01 F0 41 41 00 3E 00 24 41 41"
$”00 22 20 28 12 00 08 0A 08 FE 0A 09 08 01 01 24"
$”09 00 00 A0 A0 80 FE 00 28 24 04 04 FD 03 C0 01"
$”08 7F 41 00 21 07 E4 41 41 00 20 27 E8 1E 00 08"
$”0A 09 FA 0A 0B F8 01 01 24 0F 00 1F A0 A0 80 FE”
$”00 26 15 04 05 05 02 20 01 04 40 41 00 20 88 24"
$”41 41 00 20 28 28 11 00 08 FC 0A 09 00 01 01 24"
$”08 80 20 A0 A0 80 FE 00 28 17 04 05 05 02 10 01"
$”02 41 41 00 20 48 24 41 41 00 20 28 28 10 80 08"
$”12 1A FE 0A 09 08 01 02 24 08 40 20 A0 A0 80 FE”
$”00 28 24 04 04 FD 02 09 01 01 3E 41 20 20 27 E3"
$”41 3F 20 20 27 E8 10 48 0F E1 E9 FA 0A 09 F1 01"
$”FC 24 08 20 1F A0 9F 80 FE 00 17 FD 00 00 01 FD”
$”00 00 20 FD 00 01 01 20 FD 00 00 08 FB 00 00 01"
$”F5 00 17 FD 00 00 02 FD 00 00 40 FD 00 01 41 40"
$”FD 00 00 10 FB 00 00 02 F5 00 06 F3 00 00 3E E8"
$”00 02 D9 00 02 D9 00 02 D9 00 02 D9 00 1D 12 07"
$”FD 00 00 07 F8 00 00 80 00 10 1F F8 00 00 C0 00"
$”00 1C FD 00 03 30 30 00 03 F4 00 1D 12 00 41 00"
$”00 04 04 00 00 80 00 10 01 80 00 00 C0 00 00 0C”
$”FD 00 03 30 30 00 03 F4 00 20 1C 00 41 F8 F8 04"
$”04 F8 F9 E0 1F 3C 01 81 F8 FC FE 7F 1F 8C 7E 3F”
$”B0 C0 30 33 F3 FB 18 FC F6 00 20 1C 00 41 05 04"
$”04 05 05 04 80 20 90 01 83 0D 86 C3 71 B0 CC C3"
$”61 B0 C0 30 36 1B 83 31 86 F6 00 20 1C 00 41 05"
$”04 07 F9 05 00 80 00 90 01 83 0D 80 C3 61 B0 CC”
$”C3 61 B0 C0 33 36 1B 03 61 80 F6 00 20 1C 00 41"
$”05 FC 04 21 FC FC 80 1F 90 01 83 FD 80 C3 61 B0"
$”CC C3 61 B0 C0 37 B6 1B 03 E0 FE F6 00 20 1C 00"
$”41 05 00 04 11 00 04 80 20 90 01 83 01 80 C3 61"
$”B0 CC C3 61 B0 C0 3C F6 1B 03 30 06 F6 00 20 1C”
$”00 41 05 04 04 09 05 04 80 20 90 01 83 0D 86 C3"
$”61 B0 CC C3 61 B0 C0 38 76 1B 03 19 86 F6 00 20"
$”1C 00 41 04 F8 04 04 F8 F8 60 1F 8C 01 81 F8 FC”
$”C3 61 9F 8C 7E 3F 9F C0 30 33 F3 03 0C FC F6 00"
$”08 ED 00 02 01 80 C0 F0 00 08 ED 00 02 61 B0 C0"
$”F0 00 08 ED 00 02 3F 1F 80 F0 00 02 D9 00 02 D9"
$”00 02 D9 00"
 },
 /* [4] */
 shortComment {
 131
 }
 }
 }
};

 

Community Search:
MacTech Search:

Software Updates via MacUpdate

Skype 7.37.0.178 - Voice-over-internet p...
Skype allows you to talk to friends, family and co-workers across the Internet without the inconvenience of long distance telephone charges. Using peer-to-peer data transmission technology, Skype... Read more
EtreCheck 3.0.5 - For troubleshooting yo...
EtreCheck is an app that displays the important details of your system configuration and allow you to copy that information to the Clipboard. It is meant to be used with Apple Support Communities to... Read more
Amadeus Pro 2.3.1 - Multitrack sound rec...
Amadeus Pro lets you use your Mac computer for any audio-related task, such as live audio recording, digitizing tapes and records, converting between a variety of sound formats, etc. Thanks to its... Read more
NeoFinder 6.9.3 - Catalog your external...
NeoFinder (formerly CDFinder) rapidly organizes your data, either on external or internal disks, or any other volumes. It catalogs all your data, so you stay in control of your data archive or disk... Read more
WhatsApp 0.2.1880 - Desktop client for W...
WhatsApp is the desktop client for WhatsApp Messenger, a cross-platform mobile messaging app which allows you to exchange messages without having to pay for SMS. WhatsApp Messenger is available for... Read more
Hazel 4.0.6 - Create rules for organizin...
Hazel is your personal housekeeper, organizing and cleaning folders based on rules you define. Hazel can also manage your trash and uninstall your applications. Organize your files using a familiar... Read more
Apple iBooks Author 2.5 - Create and pub...
Apple iBooks Author helps you create and publish amazing Multi-Touch books for iPad. Now anyone can create stunning iBooks textbooks, cookbooks, history books, picture books, and more for iPad. All... Read more
MYStuff Pro 2.0.26 - $39.99
MYStuff Pro is the most flexible way to create detail-rich inventories for your home or small business. Add items to MYStuff by dragging and dropping existing information, uploading new images, or... Read more
MarsEdit 3.7.8 - Quick and convenient bl...
MarsEdit is a blog editor for OS X that makes editing your blog like writing email, with spell-checking, drafts, multiple windows, and even AppleScript support. It works with with most blog services... Read more
Yasu 3.0.3 - System maintenance app; per...
Yasu was created with System Administrators who service large groups of workstations in mind, Yasu (Yet Another System Utility) was made to do a specific group of maintenance tasks quickly within a... Read more

Frost - Survival card game (Games)
Frost - Survival card game 1.12.1 Device: iOS Universal Category: Games Price: $3.99, Version: 1.12.1 (iTunes) Description: *Warning: the game will work on iPhone 5C and above and iPad Pro / 4. Other devices are not supported* | Read more »
How to build and care for your team in D...
Before you hit the trail and become a dog sledding legend, there’s actually a fair bit of prep work to be done. In Dog Sled Saga, you’re not only racing, you’re also building and caring for a team of furry friends. There’s a lot to consider—... | Read more »
How to win every race in Dog Sled Saga
If I had to guess, I’d say Dog Sled Saga is the most adorable racing game on the App Store right now. It’s a dog sled racing sim full of adorable, loyal puppies. Just look at those fluffy little tails wagging. Behind that cute, pixelated facade is... | Read more »
Let the war games commence in Gunship Ba...
Buzz Lightyear famously said, “This isn’t flying, this is falling – with style!” In the case of Gunship Battle: Second War, though, this really is flying - with style! The flight simulator app from Joycity puts you in control of 20 faithfully... | Read more »
How to get a high score in Fired Up
Fired Up is Noodlecake Games’ high score chasing, firefighting adventure. You take control of a wayward firefighter who propels himself up the side of a highrise with blasts of water. Sound silly? It is. It’s also pretty difficult. You can’t... | Read more »
NBA 2K17 (Games)
NBA 2K17 1.0 Device: iOS iPhone Category: Games Price: $7.99, Version: 1.0 (iTunes) Description: Following the record-breaking launch of NBA 2K16, the NBA 2K franchise continues to stake its claim as the most authentic sports video... | Read more »
Dog Sled Saga (Games)
Dog Sled Saga 1.0.1 Device: iOS Universal Category: Games Price: $3.99, Version: 1.0.1 (iTunes) Description: A game by Dan + Lisa As a rookie musher, foster a dogsledding team whose skills will grow if they're treated right. Week by... | Read more »
60 Seconds! Atomic Adventure (Games)
60 Seconds! Atomic Adventure 1.2 Device: iOS Universal Category: Games Price: $2.99, Version: 1.2 (iTunes) Description: 60 Seconds! is a dark comedy atomic adventure of scavenge and survival. Collect supplies and rescue your family... | Read more »
Tons of Bullets! (Games)
Tons of Bullets! 1.0 Device: iOS Universal Category: Games Price: $1.99, Version: 1.0 (iTunes) Description: Tons of BulletsA retro 2D pixel platformer infused with tons of bullets and tons of features!Fight as Kenji the Ninja and... | Read more »
Sorcery! 4 (Games)
Sorcery! 4 1.0 Device: iOS Universal Category: Games Price: $4.99, Version: 1.0 (iTunes) Description: *** PLEASE NOTE: Sorcery! 4 requires a minimum of iPad 3 or iPhone 4 *** An epic adventure through a cursed citadel of monsters,... | Read more »

Price Scanner via MacPrices.net

21-inch iMacs on sale for up to $120 off MSRP
B&H Photo has 21″ iMacs on sale for up to $120 off MSRP including free shipping plus NY sales tax only: - 21″ 3.1GHz iMac 4K: $1379 $120 off MSRP - 21″ 2.8GHz iMac: $1199.99 $100 off MSRP - 21″ 1... Read more
13-inch 2.7GHz/256GB Retina MacBook Pro on sa...
Amazon.com has the 13″ 2.7GHz/256GB Retina Apple MacBook Pro on sale for $151 off MSRP including free shipping: - 13″ 2.7GHz/256GB Retina MacBook Pro (sku MF840LL/A): $1348 $151 off MSRP Read more
Apple TVs on sale for up to $50 off MSRP
Best Buy has 32GB and 64GB Apple TVs on sale for $40-$50 off MSRP on their online store. Choose free shipping or free local store pickup (if available). Sale prices for online orders only, in-store... Read more
Apple refurbished 13-inch Retina MacBook Pros...
Apple has Certified Refurbished 13″ Retina MacBook Pros available for up to $270 off the cost of new models. An Apple one-year warranty is included with each model, and shipping is free: - 13″ 2.7GHz... Read more
Duplicate Sweeper Free On Mac App Store For O...
To celebrate the launch of Apple’s latest macOS Sierra, Stafford, United Kingdom based Wide Angle Software has announced that its duplicate file finder software, Duplicate Sweeper, is now available... Read more
13-inch Retina MacBook Pros on sale for up to...
B&H Photo has 13″ Retina Apple MacBook Pros on sale for up to $150 off MSRP. Shipping is free, and B&H charges NY tax only: - 13″ 2.7GHz/128GB Retina MacBook Pro: $1174.99 $125 off MSRP - 13... Read more
Evidence Surfaces Pointing To New A10X Chip F...
Citing a job description for a Project Lead position at Apple’s Austin, Texas engineering labs, Motley Fool’s Ashraf Eassa deduces that development is progressing well on Apple’s next-generation in-... Read more
Check Print’R for macOS Allows Anyone to Easi...
Delaware-based Match Software has announced the release and immediate availability of Check Print’R 3.21, an important update to their easy-to-use check printing application for macOS. Check Print’R... Read more
Apple refurbished 11-inch MacBook Airs availa...
Apple has Certified Refurbished 11″ MacBook Airs (the latest models), available for up to $170 off the cost of new models. An Apple one-year warranty is included with each MacBook, and shipping is... Read more
Apple refurbished 15-inch Retina MacBook Pros...
Apple has Certified Refurbished 2015 15″ Retina MacBook Pros available for up to $380 off the cost of new models. An Apple one-year warranty is included with each model, and shipping is free: - 15″ 2... Read more

Jobs Board

*Apple* Retail - Multiple Positions- Manhatt...
Sales Specialist - Retail Customer Service and Sales Transform Apple Store visitors into loyal Apple customers. When customers enter the store, you're also the Read more
Sr. *Apple* Mac Engineer - Net2Source Inc....
…staffing, training and technology. We have following position open with our client. Sr. Apple Mac Engineer6+ Months CTH Start date : 19th Sept Travelling Job If Read more
*Apple* Retail - Multiple Positions - Apple,...
Job Description: Sales Specialist - Retail Customer Service and Sales Transform Apple Store visitors into loyal Apple customers. When customers enter the store, Read more
Restaurant Manager (Neighborhood Captain) - A...
…in every aspect of daily operation. WHY YOU'LL LIKE IT: You'll be the Big Apple . You'll solve problems. You'll get to show your ability to handle the stress and Read more
US- *Apple* Store Leader Program - Apple (Un...
…Summary Learn and grow as you explore the art of leadership at the Apple Store. You'll master our retail business inside and out through training, hands-on Read more
All contents are Copyright 1984-2011 by Xplain Corporation. All rights reserved. Theme designed by Icreon.