TweetFollow Us on Twitter

Feb 95 URLs
Volume Number:11
Issue Number:2
Column Tag:Universal Resource Locators

Universal Resource Locators

By Scott T Boyd and John Kawakami

If there’s something you’d like to see here, please drop us a note at editorial@xplain.com.

In case you’re not familiar with Universal Resource Locator (URL) format, it’s essentially

<servicekind>://<servername>/<pathname>.

Get yourself a good ftp client (we recommend Anarchie, available at all of your favorite info-mac archives), and a reasonably-priced web browser (we recommend Netscape) and start rummaging around the net. We like to think of it as Mother Nature’s hard drive.

Interesting Developer Places

The place to start! Robert Lentz has poured a ton of great information into this web site:

http://www.astro.nwu.edu/lentz/mac/programming/home-prog.html

Alpha ftp://cs.rice.edu/public/Alpha

alt.sources.mac ftp://ftpbio.bgsu.edu/alt.sources.mac

Apple http://www.apple.com

see also http://www.austin.apple.com

see also http://www.info.apple.com/dev/

Applescript ftp://gaea.kgs.ukans.edu/applescript

BBEdit ftp://ftp.netcom.com/pub/bb/bbsw

CodeWarrior http://www.iquest.com/~fairgate

Celestin’s Internet Resources for Mac Developers

http://www.teleport.com/~cci/directories/irfmd/irfmd.html

Dylan ftp://cambridge.apple.com/pub/dylan

see also http://legend.gwydion.cs.cmu.edu:8001/dylan

Lisp http://www.cs.rochester.edu/u/miller/alu.html

MacTechMagazine ftp://ftp.netcom.com/pub/xp/xplain

Nick’s Place http://www.pitt.edu/~nick/

OpenDoc ftp://cil.org

MacGL ftp://ftp.netcom.com/pub/lo/loceff

MacNosy ftp://ftp.netcom.com/pub/ma/macnosy

Smalltalk http://www.qks.com

Symantec ftp://devtools.symantec.com/Macintosh/Updaters/DevTools

TCL stuff ftp://ics.uci.edu/mac

see also ftp://daemon.ncsa.uiuc.edu/TCL

Sources

NewsWatcher ftp://ftp.acns.nwu.edu/pub/newswatcher/

Info-Mac

info-mac archives ftp://amug.org/info-

ftp://mac.archive.umich.edu/mac

A comprehensive list of Info-Mac and other archives is included with Anarchie, available at these sites or the Peter Lewis site.

People & Places

Apple ftp://ftp.apple.com/

Apple developer http://www.support.apple.com

Best of the Net http://nearnet.gnn.com/gnn/gnn.html

Bill Modesitt ftp://ftp.maui.com/pub/mauisw

Consensus http://www.consensus.com:8300

Paul Robichaux http://www.iquest.com/~fairgate

Peter Lewis tcp/ip apps ftp://amug.org/pub/peterlewis

QuickCam

http://www.engin.umich.edu/~friscolr/QuickCamtm/readme.html

Macintosh General Stuff

Macintosh Vendor Directory

http://rever.nmsu.edu/~elharo/faq/vendor.html.

Newsgroups

comp.sys.mac.programmer.*, where * is “digests”, “info”, “help”, “tools”, or “misc”, are the main Macintosh programmer hangouts.

Getting a nicer Internet interface

The Internet Adapter turns a simple unix shell account into a SLIP connection. Telnet to tia.marketplace.com, or point your www browser to marketplace.com for info. [I’ve been using it for a month and have had no problems. Consider this a thumbs up from a satisfied customer - jk]

ISDN = Faster Internet on the cheap

The next hot topic in home and home office Internet looks like ISDN. You just knew the phone company would finally figure out what to do with this technology! ISDN prices are dropping fast. For an incredibly comprehensive index of ISDN info, check out http://alumni.caltech.edu/~dank/isdn/

Don’t try this at home

If this is any indication, the phonebook of the future is going to have a lot more than a first initial, last name, and a phone number: http://www.umich.edu/~dugsong/index.html#ButterBoy

 

Community Search:
MacTech Search:

Software Updates via MacUpdate

Latest Forum Discussions

See All

How to evolve Eevee in Pokemon GO
By now, almost everyone should be hip to how to evolve Pokemon in Pokemon GO (and if not, there's a guide for that). Just gather enough candy of the appropriate type, feed them all to the Pokemon, and evolution happens. It's a miracle that would... | Read more »
CSR Racing 2: Guide to all game modes
It might not seem like there are all that many ways to go fast in a straight line, but CSR Racing 2 begs to differ. [Read more] | Read more »
Bulb Boy (Games)
Bulb Boy 1.0 Device: iOS Universal Category: Games Price: $2.99, Version: 1.0 (iTunes) Description: Multi-award winning 2D point & click horror adventure about a boy with a glowing head. | Read more »
5 top free emoji keyboard apps
If we're not at peak emoji yet as a society, it feels like we definitely should be. The emoji concept has gone far beyond what anyone in Japan could have envisioned when the people there unleashed it on an unsuspecting world, but the West has... | Read more »
How to unlock more characters in Disney...
One of the big charms of Disney Emoji Blitz is seeing a wide variety of beloved Disney and Pixar characters transformed into smiling emojis. Even someone like the sneaky Randall from Monsters Inc., who probably never cracked a smile on film, is... | Read more »
Cubway (Games)
Cubway 1.0 Device: iOS Universal Category: Games Price: $1.99, Version: 1.0 (iTunes) Description: Cubway is a journey with an abstract story of lifecycle of rebirth, called Samsara. Guide the cube through the long way full of dangers... | Read more »
Colorcube (Games)
Colorcube 1.0 Device: iOS Universal Category: Games Price: $1.99, Version: 1.0 (iTunes) Description: Turn pieces and blend colours in this minimal yet visually stunning puzzler.Over 200 handcrafted and challenging levels. Features... | Read more »
Doodle God Griddlers (Games)
Doodle God Griddlers 1.0 Device: iOS Universal Category: Games Price: $4.99, Version: 1.0 (iTunes) Description: | Read more »
Crusader Kings: Chronicles (Games)
Crusader Kings: Chronicles 1.0 Device: iOS Universal Category: Games Price: $4.99, Version: 1.0 (iTunes) Description: Crusader Kings: Chronicles is an interactive text based game that puts you in the shoes of Guy de Rose as you make... | Read more »
Roads of Rome: New Generation (Games)
Roads of Rome: New Generation 1.0 Device: iOS Universal Category: Games Price: $5.99, Version: 1.0 (iTunes) Description: | Read more »

Price Scanner via MacPrices.net

Apple price trackers, updated continuously
Scan our Apple Price Trackers for the latest information on sales, bundles, and availability on systems from Apple’s authorized internet/catalog resellers. We update the trackers continuously: - 15″... Read more
13-inch 2.5GHz MacBook Pro (Apple refurbished...
Apple has Certified Refurbished 13″ 2.5GHz MacBook Pros available for $829, or $270 off the cost of new models. Apple’s one-year warranty is standard, and shipping is free: - 13″ 2.5GHz MacBook Pros... Read more
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
Charitybuzz Set to Auction Unique Apple-1 Com...
Offering an opportunity to own the computer that sparked a revolution, on Monday, July 25, leading online charity auction platform Charitybuzz will auction what is claimed to be the world’s most... Read more
MacBook Airs on sale for up to $150 off MSRP
Amazon has 11″ and 13″ MacBook Airs on sale for up to $150 off MSRP for a limited time. Shipping is free: - 13″ 1.6GHz/128GB MacBook Air (sku MMGF2LL/A): $899.99 $100 off MSRP - 13″ 1.6GHz/256GB... 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
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 iPad Pro Sales Far Outpacing Microsoft...
A report on Appleinsider notes that despite Microsoft Surface tablet PC sales growing by 9 percent year over year, revenues remained below $1 billion, and are down sequentially from the $1.1 billion... Read more
DEVONthink 2.9 Features Ultra-fast, Robust, A...
DEVONthink 2.9 allows users to keep databases synchronized using many means of transport. It transmits them between Macs on the local network or stores them in a syncable form on removable hard... Read more
12-inch WiFi Apple iPad Pros on sale for up t...
B&H Photo has 12″ WiFi iPad Pros on sale for up to $100 off MSRP, each including free shipping. B&H charges sales tax in NY only: - 12″ Space Gray 32GB WiFi iPad Pro: $749 $50 off MSRP - 12″... Read more

Jobs Board

*Apple* Solutions Consultant - APPLE (United...
Job Summary As an Apple Solutions Consultant, you'll be the link between our future customers and our products. You'll showcase your entrepreneurial spirit as you Read more
*Apple* Professional Learning Specialist - A...
Job Summary The Apple Professional Learning Specialist is a full-time position for one year with Apple in the Phoenix, AZ area. This position requires a high Read more
*Apple* Picker - Apple Hill Orchard (United...
Apple Hill Orchard, Co. Rte. 21,Whitehall, NY 9/7/16-10/228/16. Pick fresh market or processing apples Productivity of 60 boxes and 80 boxes processing fruit per Read more
*Apple* Solutions Consultant - APPLE (United...
Job Summary As an Apple Solutions Consultant, you'll be the link between our future customers and our products. You'll showcase your entrepreneurial spirit as you Read more
*Apple* Retail - Multiple Positions - Apple,...
Job Description:SalesSpecialist - Retail Customer Service and SalesTransform Apple Store visitors into loyal Apple customers. When customers enter the store, Read more
All contents are Copyright 1984-2011 by Xplain Corporation. All rights reserved. Theme designed by Icreon.