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Nov 99 Newbits

Volume Number: 15 (1999)
Issue Number: 11
Column Tag: Newsbits

Newsbits

by Jessica Stubblefield

Zero G Software Ships Enterprise Class Deployment Solution for Multi-Platform Software

Zero G Software, developer of multi-platform software deployment solutions, announced the availability of InstallAnywhere Enterprise Edition. The latest addition to Zero G Softwares award-winning family of Java-based deployment products, InstallAnywhere Enterprise Edition gives commercial and enterprise software developers the power to create highly customized solutions for the complex task of installing and configuring software across multiple platforms.
http://www.ZeroG.com

PACE Anti-Piracy Releases Version 2.0 of InterLok for Macintosh

PACE Anti-Piracy Inc. released version 2.0 of InterLok and InterLok Pro for Macintosh. The upgrade adds a number of powerful new features to InterLok and expands the range of executable types that can be protected using its turnkey encryption and wrapping capability. The new release also advances PACEs multi-platform integration strategy, improves performance of wrapped applications, implements a new wrapping architecture for enhanced security, and adds support for Apples new Power Macintosh G4 and ROM-in-RAM G3 systems running Mac OS 9. InterLok is PACEs fifth generation tool set for protecting, distributing and selling software, and is widely used by developers of pro-audio, font, and graphics software products.
http://www.paceap.com

REALbasic-tips

REAL Software, Inc. is pleased to announce a new email list that will distribute tips, tricks, and traps in the use of REALbasic as well as other interesting and useful information. Sign up now and begin receiving these tips soon!
http://www.realsoftware.com

Valentina Database Line Enhanced with 1.6 Release

Paradigma Software announced an upgrade to its Valentina database technology, adding new features to its core technology and added power for users of its developer kits.

Version 1.6 of the Valentina database core technology adds enhancements over its release 1.5 for use of database cursors and use of SQL. Version 1.6 increases performance of using database cursors and allows each cursor to exist in its own independent memory space. Version 1.6 also adds support for two additional SQL commands. Since its 1.0 release, all Valentina products have gained speed and performance enhancements in working with different file types and importing data, as well as many fixes. A list of all updates and enhancements is available on the Paradigma Software Web Site.
http://www.paradigmasoft.com

Tape: Making Application Packages

Public Access Software today officially released version 1.0 of its latest software endeavor called "Tape".

Tape is a new Mac OS application that will allow software developers to quickly and easily create application "packages" for use on Mac OS 9.0. Using simple Drag 'n' Drop techniques anyone can turn a folder of related files into an application package.

Tape handles the creation of a relative alias pointing to the "main" file in the package and correctly sets the folder's Finder Info flags to be recognized as a package under Mac OS 9. Tape can also optionally scan the target folder for mistakes in formatting such as multiple alias files at the top most level.

The Tape package also includes the "BoxCutter" Contextual Menu Module which can remove the package setting from any appropriate folder independent of Tape and Mac OS 9.0.

Tape requires a PowerPC-based Mac OS computer running Mac OS 8.5 (or older with Navigation Services available). BoxCutter requires any PowerPC-based Mac running Mac OS 8 or newer.
http://www.pasoftware.com/products/tape/

DICOM Import Component v1.0.3 for QuickTime

Escape Information Services is pleased to announce the immediate availability of version 1.0.3 of its DICOM Import Component for QuickTime.

The importer works on both Mac and Windows, and lets QuickTime-aware applications import medical images that conform to the DICOM standard.
http://www.escape.gr/dicom/

Aladdin's StuffIt Expanders Exceed 2.1 Million Downloads Just from the Aladdin Systems, Inc. Web Site!

Aladdin Systems, Inc. announced that within 12 months of the StuffIt® 5 format release there have been over 2,151,000 downloads of the Windows and Macintosh Expanders from the Aladdin Systems Web site. This count doesn't include the millions of Expanders downloaded from other popular Internet download sites as well as those distributed with Apple's Mac OS.

Aladdin's Expanders, popular Internet compression access freeware, soared over two million downloads in less than 12 months since their initial release. StuffIt Expander[TM] is the Macintosh standard decompression tool and is quickly emerging in the Windows market as Aladdin Expander[TM], because of its ease-of-use, cross-platform and access capabilities. Expander, part of the StuffIt (.sit) compression product line, is the one stop solution for Macintosh and Windows users to access ALL the popular compression and encoding formats found online. For a complete listing of all the file types Expander can handle.
http://www.aladdinsys.com/

Apple Previews New QuickTime Technologies QuickTime 4 Downloads Soar Past 20 Million

During the kick-off keynote today at the first-ever QuickTime[TM] Live! conference, Apple® previewed new QuickTime 4.1 and QuickTime Streaming Server 2 technologies. Apple also announced that more than 20 million copies of its QuickTime 4 software and more than 50,000 copies of its Apple Open Source Streaming Server have been downloaded since April.

QuickTime 4.1 will feature enhanced functionality, including seamless ad insertion; improved firewall navigation; AppleScript® support for easy digital media creation and streaming; and support of synchronized multimedia integrated language (SMIL), the emerging standard for interactive media creation.

QuickTime Streaming Server 2 will feature password protection and a plug-in architecture that will let developers easily and quickly extend the functionality of the QuickTime Streaming Server. QuickTime Streaming Server 2 will also support third-party analysis tools that provide consolidated server reporting.
http://www.apple.com

"4D Assimilator" -- Database Cloning Application

ACI US, Inc., publishers of the 4th Dimension (4D) RAD/RDBMS Environment, released a beta of a new utility code-named "4D Assimilator" which clones data structures and data files from any database supporting ODBC.

ACI US developed 4D Assimilator in response to an increasing demand from developers needing to migrate existing projects that were developed with tools and technologies, which are no longer able to meet their client's needs.

4D Assimilator is a beta release and requires 4D Version 6.5 or greater. 4D Assimilator and a demo of 4D 6.5 can be downloaded at no charge from the ACI US web site.
http://www.acius.com/assimilator.html

PACE Anti-Piracy Releases Version 2.0 of USB Floppy Enabler to Provide Full Compatibility with Apple's G4 and ROM-in-RAM Machines Running Mac OS 9

PACE Anti-Piracy Inc. released version 2.0 of its USB Floppy Enabler. The upgrade ensures that software incorporating PACE's InterLok® technology will operate correctly on Apple Computer, Inc.'s new G4 and other "ROM-IN-RAM" Power Macintosh computers running the newly-released OS 9. PACE has extended the functionality of its USB Floppy Enabler to include technologies to overcome incompatibilities related to these new products.
http://www.paceap.com

 
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