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Oct 95 URLs
Volume Number:11
Issue Number:10
Column Tag:Uniform Resource Locators

Uniform Resource Locators

By Jim Straus, URLs@mactech.com

Spare your fingers and find this column online at:

http://www.mactech.com/urls.html

Welcome to this month’s URLs column. Since the comprehensive list of URLs is getting longer and longer, I’m going to try a new format. Each month I will list all the new and updated URLs along with more commentary. If you want the latest complete list, you can find it at: http://www.mactech.com/

or (for a limited time), send mail to: MacTech-URLs@class.com
and you’ll receive the latest list back.

Latest Updates

Internet Related

Apple-Internet mailing lists http://abs.apple.com/apple-internet/

Clay Basket http://www.hotwired.com/staff/userland/clay/

ForeFront Group (GrabNet) http://www.ffg.com/

Peter Lewis http://www.share.com/peterlewis/

see also ftp://ftp.share.com/pub/peterlewis/

ScriptWeb http://www.gz.com/scriptweb

New Technologies

Apple Guide http://www.guideworks.com/

Dylan news:/comp.lang.dylan

Other Programmer Resources

ACIUS ftp://ftp.dnai.com/pub/acius/

Forth, MOPS,Yerk http://www.netaxs.com/~jayfar/mops.html

MOPS ftp: //taygeta.oc.nps.navy.mil/pub/Forth/Mops

Yerk ftp: //astro.uchicago.edu/pub/MAC/Yerk

TopSoft http://www.topsoft.org/

XCMD Hideout

http://www.nmc.csulb.edu/brendon/xcmdhideout/xcmdhideout.html

Vendors, Products and Miscellaneous

Aladdin Systems (Stuffit) http://www.aladdinsys.com/

Bare Bones SW (BBEdit) http://www.tiac.net/biz/bbsw/

CastTech virtual castings http://www.castech.fi/

Ceneca (PageMill) http://www.ceneca.com/

DragInstall http://www.sauers.com/draginstall

Tom Engel

http://gasnet.med.yale.edu/demos/Tom’s_Macintosh_Page.html

Evatac (Preditor) http://www.access.digex.net/~evatac/

Macintosh Vendor Directory http://www.macfaq.com/vendor.html

NaviSoft http://www.navisoft.com/index.htm

Newton Source http://www.newtonsource.com/

Pictorius (Prograph) http://192.219.29.95/home.html

RTFM Productions http://rampages.onramp.net/~rtfm/

Working Software http://www.webcom.com/~working/OEM.html

Internet

Since I’ve been running the Web version of the URLs column on my server until it moved to MacTech’s official server, I will share some interesting statistics I’ve collected. The highest volume day showed 132 hits for the URLs page. The highest volume month was July with 2462 hits. People from Austria to Venezuela, from Iceland to South Africa have looked at the page. The most hits from a non-US country came from Canada with 382 hits, followed by 284 for Germany. In the US, North Western University (NWU) had the most accesses to the page, followed by America Online subscribers and then Apple employees.

Those of you doing lots of surfing may want to check out a couple of products: GrabNet and Clay Basket. Each allows you to capture URLs (and other information) and organize and annotate it. They are super bookmark/hotlist editors that work with a variety of browsers that understand AppleEvents. Now, if I can just find the time to annotate all my old bookmarks so I can remember what each was...

Clay Basket http://www.hotwired.com/staff/userland/clay/

ForeFront Group (GrabNet) http://www.ffg.com/

Macintosh

Pictorius, the makers of Prograph, has a web site now. In addition to information on Prograph CPX, you can find Prograph Classic at this site. If you haven’t heard, Pictorius made Prograph Classic available as freeware. Here’s a way to try out a great graphical programming language at a very reasonable cost! There is also a link to Dan Shafer’s page where he’s offering a book/disk set of the Prograph QuickStart book and the Prograph Classic disks. You can get the paper version from him or order the electronic version right over the net.
Pictorius (Prograph) http://192.219.29.95/home.html

Those of us into AppleScripting, should check out ScriptWeb. They are working to be the premier source for information on AppleScript and Frontier as well as other OSA environments. There is a wealth of information here and links to lots more.
ScriptWeb http://www.gz.com/scriptweb/

TopSoft is an Internet based Macintosh Programming User Group dedicated to creating ground-breaking free and low-cost software for the Macintosh. They’ve released a product they call FilterTop, a tool for piping together drag/drop applications to make super drag/drop applications. [There is more information about FilterTop in Newsbits . -jk]
TopSoft http://www.topsoft.org/

Now that Guy Kawasaki is back at Apple, he's set up a mailing list to listen to developers. You can subscribe to this mailing list by sending mail to listproc@abs.apple.com and putting in “SUBSCRIBE SEMPER.FI your real name” in the body of the message.

Neat non-Macintosh sites of the Month

The first site I wanted to share is Earth Viewer. Here you can view the Earth showing the day and night regions, like a map, or you can view the Earth as seen from the Sun, the Moon, or any point in space. The images are based on topographical maps, weather satellite imagery, or a composite image with clouds on the map.

You can also find a random planet (a new one each day) and lots of other interesting stuff!
Earth Viewer http://www.fourmilab.ch/earthview/vplanet.html

The second site this month is the HTML 3.0 Top 10 List. This site contains links to sites with some very interesting visual effects, including animations. If you’re interested in designing your own Web pages, you can look at what other designers are creaing (and borrow their ideas), or just surf these sites and enjoy the experience.
HTML 3.0 Top 10 List http://www.i-link.net/adampr/top10.html

Well, that’s it for this month. As aways, if you find something interesting, or have updates, send them to URLs@MacTech.com.

Thanks to Martin Fenner, Joe Levenson, Tom Engel, (GrabNet programmer) Katy Agnor, Arno Louvo, Tony Jacobs, Peter Jensen, Lawrence D’Oliveiro, Peter Lewis, and many others for their contributions for their suggestions and pointers to new and old sites.

Internet-related Material

Apple-Internet mailing lists http://abs.apple.com/apple-internet/

Bolo http://bolo.ncsa.uiuc.edu/

Clay Basket http://www.hotwired.com/staff/userland/clay/

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

CU-SeeMe http://www.jungle.com/msattler/sci-tech/comp/CU-SeeMe/

DigiCash http://www.digicash.com/ecash/ecash-home.html

ForeFront Group (GrabNet) http://www.ffg.com/

Info-Mac Searcher http://www.mid.net/INFO-MAC

Internet Config ftp://ftp.share.com/pub/internet-configuration/

InterNIC http://www.internic.net/

ISP FAQ http://amazing.cinenet.net/faq.html

ISDN page http://alumni.caltech.edu/~dank/isdn/

Peter Lewis http://www.share.com/peterlewis/

see also ftp://ftp.share.com/pub/peterlewis/

see also ftp://amug.org/pub/peterlewis

Lycos (Index of the Internet) http://lycos.cs.cmu.edu/

MacHTTP (see also WWW)

Mailing List http://www.biap.com/machttp/mailing_list.html

Registry

http://www.batnet.com/ape/machttp_talk/machttpservers.by.mac.html

Extending MacHTTP

http://www.uwtc.washington.edu/Computing/WWW/Lessons/START_HERE.html

MacWeb http://galaxy.einet.net/EINet/MacWeb/MacWebHome.html

Matthias Neeracher http://err.ethz.ch/members/neeri.html

MERIT Searcher http://pubweb.nexor.co.uk/public/mac/archive/welcome.html

OpenTransport/TCP gopher://seeding.apple.com

Outland ftp://ftp.outland.com/

Portable Net. Graphics http://sunsite.unc.edu/~boutell/png.html

ScriptWeb http://www.gz.com/scriptweb/

Eric Scouten (TCP) http://www.metrowerks.com/tcpip/index.html

SGML, Info http://www.sil.org/sgml/sgml.html

C Parser ftp://ftp.jclark.com/pub/sgmls

C++ Parser ftp://ftp.jclark.com/pub/sp/

WWW, Jon Wiederspan’s Mac WWW Development Guide

http://www.uwtc.washington.edu/Computing/WWW/Mac/Directory.html

CGI demo/info http://charlotte.acns.nwu.edu/mailtools/

ftp://acns.nwu.edu/pub/jlnstuff/mailtools/

Intro. to WWW http://www.eit.com/web/www.guide/

Web66 http://web66.coled.umn.edu/

Non-Mac servers

http://www.w3.org/hypertext/WWW/Library/Status.html

Yahoo (Great index of the Internet) http://www.yahoo.com/

New Technologies

AOCE ftp://ftp.andrew.cmu.edu/pub/aoce/

http://www.contrib.andrew.cmu.edu/usr/jbbt/aoce/aoce.html

Apple, ftp ftp://ftp.info.apple.com

Web to ftp http://www.info.apple.com/cgi-bin/lister-pl

DTS http://www.info.apple.com/dev/dts.html

Tech Notes http://www.info.apple.com/dev/technotes/Main.html

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

Apple Guide http://www.guideworks.com/

Dylan http://www.cambridge.apple.com/

see also ftp://cambridge.apple.com/pub/dylan

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

see also news:/comp.lang.dylan

Mailing list archive ftp://cambridge.apple.com/pub/dylan/mail-archive/

Marlais ftp://ftp.cis.ufl.edu/pub/src/Marlais

http://www.cis.ufl.edu/~jnw/Marlais/

Mindy ftp://ftp.bdt.com//home/beard/Mindy-PPC.sit.bin

Kaleida http://www.kaleida.com/

OpenDoc/Bento/SOM http://www.cilabs.org/pub/cilabs/tech/

//www.info.apple.com/dev/du/intro_to_opendoc/iod0_index.html

OpenDoc Part Ideas

http://www.eng.uci.edu/~sroussey/NetVision/software/od_parts/

OpenTransport/TCP gopher://seeding.apple.com

ftp://seeding.apple.com/ess/public/mactcp/MacTCP_Dev_Kit

PowerPC http://power.globalnews.com/

Quickdraw GX, Apple http://www.info.apple.com/gx/gx.html

Fanclub http://aah.residences.ulaval.ca/quickgx/quickgx.html

Lawrence D’Oliveiro http://www2.waikato.ac.nz/ldo/gx/index.html

Quicktime http://quicktime.apple.com/develop.html

see also http://www.info.apple.com/dev/devinfo/quicktime/quicktime.html

Taligent http://www.taligent.com/

Other Programmer Resources

4D http://www.netf.org/4d/4d.html

ACIUS ftp://ftp.dnai.com/pub/acius/

Ada ftp://ftp.seas.gwu.edu/pub/ada

Animation Class Library ftp://ftp.virtually.mcnet.ch/virtually/

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

BMUG http://www.bmug.org/

Brian Bechtel http://www.info.apple.com/dev/geeks.html

Forth, MOPS,Yerk http://www.netaxs.com/~jayfar/mops.html

MOPS ftp: //taygeta.oc.nps.navy.mil/pub/Forth/Mops

Yerk ftp: //astro.uchicago.edu/pub/MAC/Yerk

Free Development Systems FAQ http://www.europa.com/~sf/fdsm.html

Get1Resource http://www.asel.udel.edu/~haynes/g1r.html

Robert Lentz

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

Lisp, MCL http://www.digitool.com/

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

MacHack http://www.machack.com

MacTech Magazine http://www.mactech.com

Matthias Neeracher http://err.ethz.ch/members/neeri.html

Matthew Xavier Mora http://xavier.sri.com/umpg/umpg.html

nick.c good for beginning Macintosh programmers!

http://www.pitt.edu/~nick/

François Pottier http://acacia.ens.fr:8080/home/pottier/index.html

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

Digests archive ftp://ftp.dartmouth.edu/pub/csmp-digest

Jon Pugh (AppleScript) ftp://ftp.netcom.com/pub/jo/jonpugh/homepage.html

http://www.infoworkshop.com/~jonpugh/default.html

Paul Robichaux http://www.fairgate.com/paul.shtml

Source code, Apple http://www.info.apple.com/dev/devinfo/macsourcecode.html

also Apple http://www.info.apple.com/dev/source/index.html

also UMich ftp://mac.archive.umich.edu/mac/development/source/

also M. Neeracher

ftp://ftp.switch.ch/software/mac/src/HTML/Welcome.html

Christopher Tate http://world.std.com/~ctate/mac.html

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

see also http://rhino.harvard.edu/dan/TCLArchive.html

TopSoft http://www.topsoft.org/

XCMD Hideout

http://www.nmc.csulb.edu/brendon/xcmdhideout/xcmdhideout.html

Vendors, Products and Miscellaneous

Aladdin HASP http://www.hasp.com

Aladdin Systems (Stuffit) http://www.aladdinsys.com/

Alpha (text editor) http://www.cs.umd.edu/~keleher/alpha.html

BBEdit http://www.tiac.net/biz/bbsw/

CastTech virtual castings http://www.castech.fi/

Celestin ftp://ftp.teleport.com/vendors/cci/apprentice

Ceneca (PageMill) http://www.ceneca.com/

Chris W. Johnson http://gargravarr.cc.utexas.edu/

CIL http://www.cilabs.org/

Cyno Technologies http://www.cyno.com/cyno

Digitool http://www.digitool.com/

Dilbert http://www.unitedmedia.com/comics/dilbert

DragInstall http://www.sauers.com/draginstall

Tom Engel

http://gasnet.med.yale.edu/demos/Tom’s_Macintosh_Page.html

Erogonomics Web http://tucker.mech.utah.edu/

EduPage newsletter mailto:listproc@educom.edu

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

Evatac (Preditor) http://www.access.digex.net/~evatac/

Graphical Business Interfaces http://www.gbi.com/

General Magic http://www.genmagic.com/

Global Village Comm. http://www.globalvillage.com/

Iconix http://www.biap.com/Iconix/

Steve Jasik http://www.jasik.com/

Just Some Guy http://www.spies.com/greg/

Language Systems http://www.langsys.com/langsys

FTP site ftp://cais.com/pub/langsys

MIND (DNS Server) http://cybercronx.techwood.org/

Macintosh Vendor Directory http://www.macfaq.com/vendor.html

MacLinQ http://www.wsmith.com/maclinq/

Mac Netswitch http://www.nd.edu/~dwalton1/

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

Metrowerks http://www.metrowerks.com/

Motorola http://www.mot.com/PowerPC

NeoLogic http://www.neologic.com/~neologic/

Newton Source http://www.newtonsource.com/

Newton http://newton.uiowa.edu/

PACE http://paceap.com/pace.html

Pictorius (Prograph) http://192.219.29.95/home.html

QKS/Smalltalk http://www.qks.com/

QUED/M ftp://ftp.nisus-soft.com/pub/nisus

see also http://www.nisus-soft.com/~nisus

QuickCam

http://www.jungle.com/msattler/sci-tech/comp/hardware/quickcam.html

Rainbow Technologies http://www.rnbo.com/

RTFM Productions http://rampages.onramp.net/~rtfm/

Semper Fi mailing list mailto: listproc@abs.apple.com

in the body of the message put: subscribe SEMPER.FI your name

StepUp Software http://rampages.onramp.net/~stepup/

Summit Software http://www.summsoft.com/

Symantec http://www.symantec.com/

Tenon (MachTen Unix) http://www.tenon.com/

TidBITS newsletter http://www.dartmouth.edu/pages/TidBITS/TidBITS.html

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

to subscribe mailto:info@tidbits.com

Time Tracker http://www.maui.com/~billm

UserLand AutoWeb http://www.hotwired.com/Staff/userland/

Verb Finder ftp://gaea.kgs.ukans.edu/frontier/oldstuff/VerbStack.sit.hqx

The Well Connected Mac http://www.macfaq.com/

Working Software http://www.webcom.com/~working/OEM.html

 

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