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Sep 95 URLs
Volume Number:11
Issue Number:9
Column Tag:Uniform Resource Locators

Uniform Resource Locators

By Jim Straus,

Spare your fingers and find this list online at:

Internet-related Material





Info-Mac Searcher

Internet Config



ISDN page

Peter Lewis

Lycos (Index of the Internet)

MacHTTP (see also WWW)

Mailing List


Extending MacHTTP


Matthias Neeracher

MERIT Searcher

OpenTransport/TCP gopher://


Portable Net. Graphics

Eric Scouten (TCP)

SGML, Info

C Parser

C++ Parser

WWW, Jon W. Mac WWW Development Guide

CGI demo/info

Intro. to WWW


Non-Mac servers

Yahoo (Great index of the Internet)

New Technologies


Apple, ftp

Web interface to ftp


Tech Notes

see also


see also

see also

see also news://comp.lang.dylan

Mailing list archive





OpenDoc Part Ideas

OpenTransport/TCP gopher://


Quickdraw GX, Apple


Lawrence D’Oliveiro


see also


Other Programmer Resources



Animation Class Library



Brian Bechtel


Forth, MOPS

Free Development Systems Faq

Robert Lentz

Lisp, MCL



see also


Matthias Neeracher

Matthew Xavier Mora

nick.c good for beginning Macintosh programmers!

François Pottier

also news://comp.sys.mac.digest

Digests archive

Jon Pugh (AppleScript)

Paul Robichaux

Source code, Apple

also Apple

also UMich

also M. Neeracher

Christopher Tate


see also

XCMD Hideout

Vendors, Products and Miscellaneous

Aladdin HASP

Alpha (text editor)




Cyno Technologies




Tom Engel’s_Macintosh_Page.html

Erogonomics Web

EduPage newsletter

in the body of the message put:subscribe edupage your name

Chris W. Johnson

Graphical Business Interface

General Magic

Global Village Communication


Steve Jasik

Just Some Guy

Language Systems

FTP site


Macintosh Vendor Directory


Mac Netswitch









see also


Rainbow Technologies

StepUp Software

Summit Software


Tenon (MachTen Unix)

TidBITS newsletter

see also news://comp.sys.mac.digest

to subscribe

Time Tracker

UserLand AutoWeb

Verb Finder

The Well Connected Mac


One of the most useful indexes on the World Wide Web is Yahoo. You can explore Yahoo interactively by clicking on general categories and then more specific ones or you can enter key words and let the database search for items that match. Yahoo started as a project between two Stanford students, but is now a commercial venture with support from Netscape, Inc. This gives the database lots of horsepower and fast connections.

Another good index to the Internet is Lycos, provided by Carnegie Mellon University. Lycos has over 5 million web pages in its database. Unlike Yahoo, which is annotated by humans, Lycos is generated automatically by a “Web Walking Robot”. This program traverses the World Wide Web link by link and indexes each page found. The database is huge, but it is a great place to look for things you think might be available on the Internet.


One of the tools I use most often has always been Symantec’s Think Reference. Apple introduced a similar, more current product called ToolBox Assistant (distributed by Addison Wesley). Even better, Apple places updates to both the browser and the databases on the Internet. Maybe we’ll even see OpenDoc and Copland references soon?

Updates to ToolBox Assistant are at

or if you prefer to FTP:

Brian Connors has created a FAQ (Frequenly Asked Questions) about free development systems for the Macintosh. He’s created quite a list with lots of pointers to track down these eclectic programming systems. Lots of fun for those of us who like the weird and wacky!

John Pugh has been busy updating his excellent page of programs he’s written. He’s even gotten it on a real web server.

Chris Tate has created a very nice page of links to lots of Mac resources on the net. A lot of them are mentioned above, but check them out on-line.

Here’s a spot for all of you XCMD programmers. XCMDs are for more than HyperCard hackers, you know.

Metrowerks, (my favorite compiler company) now has it’s own web site. They’ve got lots of good stuff including bunches of PowerPlant classes that people have contributed.

Several security companies have Web pages available. If you’re interested in copy protection or secure remote access connections, here are some starting points:

Aladdin HASP

Cyno Technologies


Rainbow Technologies

Remember to send any interesting Internet sites or corrections to


Community Search:
MacTech Search:

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