[MD1] AppMaker Generates Code For Tools Plus
TweetFollow Us on Twitter

[MD1] AppMaker Generates Code For Tools Plus

Grantham, NH - June 29, 1999 - Bowers Development has posted an
update for AppMaker to generate source code for Tools Plus Pro
libraries. The update is available for download from
http://members.aol.com/bowersdev/LateNews.html and will be part of
AppMaker #12 which is due for release in about a month.

The Tools Plus Pro libraries + framework is a popular programming
tool that simplifies programming and accelerates development. It
supports all standard user interface elements and popular extras like
floating pallettes, picture buttons, and a 3D look with or without
the Appearance Manager. Applications created with Tools Plus Pro run
on almost any Macintosh and Mac OS as far back as System 6.

AppMaker is a tool that generates source code. "Drag and drop, point
and click, and you have a new application. More than that you have
solid, elegant code which describes that application in C, C++,
Pascal, Java, or even PowerPlant. Simple, elegant, and powerful --
that's what we've come to expect from Macintosh applications, we
shouldn't settle for less in the tools we use to create them. With
AppMaker, we don't have to." - Nick DeMello, Editor of MacTech
Magazine.

For Tools Plus Pro, AppMaker generates:
- resources using Appearance controls
- C++ source code for CodeWarrior Pro 4
- code to open files or create new files
- code to create windows and dialogs
- code to initialize UI items from the value of data items
- code to respond to user action, get the value of a UI item, and store
into a data item
- code which stores each document's data separately
- code for the Save, SaveAs, and Revert commands
- code to respond to menu items and invoke modal or modeless dialogs.
- programmer-specified code fragments inserted into the appropriate places
in generated code to perform application-specific actions.

Said Steve Makohin, president of Water's Edge Software and primary
engineer of Tools Plus Pro, "[this is] especially neat. The project
looks like a ready-to-go C++/Tools Plus project that inherits the
advantages of Tools Plus, plus the additional advantages of a visual
application designer/code generator."

About AppMaker -
AppMaker is a programming tool that makes it faster and easier to
make a Macintosh application - not just the user interface, but also
the functional code. With AppMaker you create the menus, windows,
dialogs and their contents by clicking and dragging to arrange what
you want on-screen. You also point and click to declare data
structures and to connect UI items to data items. AppMaker creates
resources to describe your design, and generates "human, professional
quality code" in your choice of either procedural or object-oriented
programming languages.

More than a GUI Builder -
The theme in AppMaker #11 is to write more of the application logic
for you. Code that you would have had to write by hand, AppMaker now
generates for you. You design your user interface and design the data
items, then connect them. AppMaker generates the skeleton, the
sinews, and much of the muscle of the application logic in addition
to generating resources and source code for the user interface.

Pricing and Availability -
AppMaker CD #11 is available now from DevDepot,
http://www.devdepot.com/, or from Bowers Development,
http://members.aol.com/bowersdev/. The $199 price includes a one-year
subscription.

About Bowers Development -
Bowers Development was formed in 1989 to develop programmer productivity tools.
Press contact:
Spec Bowers
Bowers Development
603-863-0945, fax 863-3857
bowersdev@aol.com
http://members.aol.com/bowersdev/

 

Community Search:
MacTech Search:

Software Updates via MacUpdate

Latest Forum Discussions

See All

Soft Drummer (Music)
Soft Drummer 1.0 Device: iOS Universal Category: Music Price: $14.99, Version: 1.0 (iTunes) Description: Soft Drummer is the closest thing to a pro session subtle drummer in your pocket. Easy to use and fast, it's much more than a... | Read more »
Is GO Gear the Pokemon GO map app you...
Now that we've settled into something of a Pokemon GO status quo, the number one desire of most players can best be summed out by modifying a quote from Rod Tidwell of Jerry Maguire: "Show me the Pokemon!" [Read more] | Read more »
Rodeo Stampede update: Mountains, new an...
The Savannah and Jungle were just the beginning in Rodeo Stampede. Get ready to head for the Mountains. I think I heard that in a beer ad once. [Read more] | Read more »
COSMOS RINGS (Games)
COSMOS RINGS 1.0.0 Device: iOS iPhone Category: Games Price: $5.99, Version: 1.0.0 (iTunes) Description: This game cannot be played without the Apple Watch.Released anniversary sale until August 31,2016 PST! A tragic tale of time's... | Read more »
How to get started selling on Mercari
As far as ecommerce has come over the last decade or so, there's still a tremendous opportunity to make it easier for people to buy and sell goods. That's especially true when it comes to shopping apps, which should only continue to increase in... | Read more »
Human Anatomy Atlas 2017 Edition - Compl...
Human Anatomy Atlas 2017 Edition - Complete 3D Human Body 1.0.24 Device: iOS iPhone Category: Medical Price: $24.99, Version: 1.0.24 (iTunes) Description: | Read more »
Heroes of Normandie (Games)
Heroes of Normandie 1.5 Device: iOS Universal Category: Games Price: $14.99, Version: 1.5 (iTunes) Description: The game does not support iPhone 4s and below | Read more »
Why you should never power up Pokemon in...
There's no question that candy is dandy in Pokemon GO. You need big quantities of it to evolve your Pokemon, and when combined with stardust, it can be used to power up your favorite pocket monsters as well, making them more formidable for the gym... | Read more »
Webzen launches 3D MMORPG MU Origin on i...
Mu Origin is featured time and time again at the very top of App Stores in China, and within the top five worldwide top-grossing charts on Google Play.Its popularity in Korea and China, featuring more than 120 registered players in China and 6... | Read more »
Severed (Games)
Severed 1.0 Device: iOS Universal Category: Games Price: $5.99, Version: 1.0 (iTunes) Description: LAUNCH DISCOUNT ON NOW!! ENDS AUGUST 4! ==== Take control of a one-armed warrior named Sasha, wielding a living sword on her journey... | Read more »

Price Scanner via MacPrices.net

Second-Quarter Tablet Shipments Fell 4.8% –...
The latest report from the global market research firm TrendForce finds that worldwide tablet shipments for this second quarter totaled 33.54 million units, representing a quarterly drop of 4.8% and... Read more
Global Smartphone Sales Volumes Mark Second S...
According to preliminary results from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, vendors shipped a total of 343.3 million smartphones worldwide in the second... Read more
Apple TVs on sale for $20-$40 off MSRP
Best Buy has 32GB and 64GB Apple TVs on sale for $20-$40 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
Mac minis on sale for $50-$100 off MSRP
B&H Photo has Mac minis on sale for $50 off MSRP including free shipping plus NY sales tax only: - 1.4GHz Mac mini: $449 $50 off MSRP - 2.6GHz Mac mini: $649 $50 off MSRP - 2.8GHz Mac mini: $949... Read more
Clearance 2015 13-inch MacBook Airs available...
B&H Photo has clearance 2015 13″ MacBook Airs available for $300 off original MSRP. Shipping is free, and B&H charges NY sales tax only: - 13″ 1.6GHz/4GB/128GB MacBook Air (MJVE2LL/A): $799... Read more
Apple certified refurbished iPad mini 4s avai...
Apple has certified refurbished iPad mini 4s now available for up to $120 off the cost of new models. An Apple one-year warranty is included with each iPad, and shipping is free. The following models... Read more
Notebook Makers In No Rush To Adopt USB-C – R...
Digitimes’ Cage Chao and Joseph Tsai note that while the USB Type-C interface is enjoying growing popularity among smartphones and tablet makers, notebook and all-in-one (AIO) PC vendors (other than... Read more
iMacs on sale for up to $250 off MSRP
B&H Photo has 21″ and 27″ Apple iMacs on sale for up to $250 off MSRP including free shipping plus NY sales tax only: - 27″ 3.3GHz iMac 5K: $2049 $250 off MSRP - 27″ 3.2GHz/1TB Fusion iMac 5K: $... Read more
12-inch 1.1GHz Retina MacBooks on sale for up...
Amazon has 2016 12″ 1.1GHz/256GB Retina MacBooks on sale for up to $100 off MSRP including free shipping: - 12″ 1.1GHz Space Gray Retina MacBook: $1199 $100 off MSRP - 12″ 1.1GHz Silver Retina... Read more
Bare Bones Software Releases Free TextWrangle...
Bare Bones Software has announced the release and immediate availability of TextWrangler 5.5, a significant update to its powerful, free, general purpose text editor for Mac OS X. TextWrangler is a... 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
Lead *Apple* Solutions Consultant - APPLE (...
Job Summary The Lead ASC is an Apple employee who serves as the Apple business manager and influencer across a number of Reseller locations. The Lead ASC's role Read more
*Apple* Retail - Multiple Positions, Charles...
Job Description:SalesSpecialist - Retail Customer Service and SalesTransform Apple Store visitors into loyal Apple customers. When customers enter the store, Read more
*Apple* Retail - Multiple Positions, Willow...
Job Description:SalesSpecialist - Retail Customer Service and SalesTransform Apple Store visitors into loyal Apple customers. When customers enter the store, Read more
*Apple* Evangelist - JAMF Software (United S...
The Apple Evangelist is responsible for building and cultivating strategic relationships with Apple 's small and mid-market business development field teams. This Read more
All contents are Copyright 1984-2011 by Xplain Corporation. All rights reserved. Theme designed by Icreon.