[MD1] Resorcerer 2.2 Update -- Free
TweetFollow Us on Twitter

[MD1] Resorcerer 2.2 Update -- Free

PRESS RELEASE -- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Editor's Contact:

Doug McKenna
Mathemaesthetics, Inc.
PO Box 298, Boulder, CO 80306 USA
(303) 440-0707 (vox) (303) 440-0504 (fax)
Email: resorcerer@mathemaesthetics.com
Website: http://www.mathemaesthetics.com

FREE RESORCERER 2.2 UPDATE
--------------------------
Premiere Mac OS Resource Editor Adds Support for Appearance
Manager Controls, Alias Editing, Single-Instruction PowerPC
Disassembly, Voodoo Source Code Control for File Comparison
Scripting, and More.

BOULDER, COLORADO, USA: Mathemaesthetics, Inc. has released a new version
of Resorcerer, its PowerPC native replacement resource editor for Apple
Computer's venerable ResEdit.

"We continue to enhance Resorcerer with both Apple- and developer-requested
features," said Doug McKenna, president of Mathemaesthetics, Inc. "It has
been gratifying for us that new sales of this important Mac OS development
tool for the first five months of 1998 have been significantly better than
the sales of new copies were during much of 1997. This signals a healthier
future for the Mac software development market after an unfortunate period
of confusion. Now that Apple has committed to including the Resource
Manager API in its long-term Mac OS X ("Carbon") strategy, we fully expect
to continue supporting Resorcerer for the benefit of Mac OS developers and
localizers."

Besides the usual bug fixes, Resorcerer 2.2 improves upon version 2.0 in
several areas:

Appearance Control Editing
--------------------------
Foremost among its new features is enhanced WYSIWYG interface layout
editing for Mac OS 8 Appearance Manager controls in its Dialog Editor.
These controls are the interface elements that Apple has defined on behalf
of developers so that Mac applications can display themselves in a
consistent fashion, especially when users switch themes. Resorcerer now
edits and displays the standard public controls defined in Apple's
Appearance Mgr 1.02 SDK. The Dialog Editor also goes to great lengths to
keep controls from misbehaving in the face of missing related resources,
and provides, for instance, auto-sizing for those controls that don't
implement the feature themselves. Should Apple introduce new controls, the
Editor will have the ability to enable or disable support for new controls
on an individual basis.

Single-Instruction PowerPC Disassembly to English
-------------------------------------------------
The 2.2 update further adds a major enhancement to Resorcerer's repertoire
of tools. Mathemaesthetics, Inc. has developed a new PowerPC disassembler
that not only disassembles to the usual assembly language instructions that
programmers try to be familiar with, but each instruction also gets
translated into a complete English paragraph of text, tailored to explain
the operation of each instruction and its numeric or symbolic operands. The
new disassembler has been incorporated into Resorcerer's interactive 32-bit
Value Converter, and is expected to be deployed in a full-blown PowerPC
code editor in a later upgrade. All instructions, including extended
mnemonics, defined in IBM's PowerPC Architecture are supported; AltiVec
(specialized multimedia vector instructions in PowerPC G4 machines)
support, as well as localizable output, is expected in a later upgrade.

For example, the new disassembler displays the PowerPC instruction with hex
value 0x54502D19 not only as

rlwinm. r16,RTOC,5,20,12

but can also optionally output a complete explanation, as in

Rotate Left Word Immediate then AND with Mask and Record
--------------------------------------------------------
Rotate contents of RTOC left by 5 bits; build mask of 1's
with bits 12-20 set to 0 (0xFFF007FF); then set r16 to the
rotated bits AND'ed with the mask, and record (, ), and =
conditions in cr0.

"The new Value Converter disassembler is awesome!" says Devon Hubbard of
Onyx Software, makers of QC and Spotlight debugging tools. "It's been so
handy in looking at disassembly listings and figuring out exactly what's
going on without having to leaf through IBM/Motorola PowerPC manuals all
the time."

Alias Editing
-------------
As a result of the requests of many developers, Resorcerer 2.2 has a new
plug-in apprentice editor for editing alias records (resources of type
'alis'), which are used in many places in the Mac OS, such as within Finder
alias files, as well as within application files. Public alias information
can be viewed, re-targeted, updated, and DeRez'ed.

Voodoo-Compatible File Comparison for Source Code Control
---------------------------------------------------------- Rounding out the
list of new Resorcerer 2.2 features is its Voodoo-compatible AppleEvent
scripting support for file comparison. Voodoo versions 1.8.1v3 or later
will be able to take advantage of the new feature.

"We are especially happy that the new version of Resorcerer now extends the
list of VOODOO-aware compare tools and plug-ins and can thus be used from
inside VOODOO to compare different versions of files on a resource basis,"
says Christoph Reichenberger, VOODOO product manager at UNI SOFTWARE PLUS.

Further information about VOODOO can be found at
http://www.unisoft.co.at/products/voodoo.html

Other New Features
------------------
Other new Resorcerer 2.2 features include preliminary (non-graphic) support
for building Allegro (System 8.5) icon suites ('icns' resources), as
recently demonstrated at the Apple WorldWide Developers Conference; the
addition of certain CodeWarrior-compatible keyboard shortcuts; and other
minor sundries and amusement.

Update Information
------------------
Resorcerer 2.0 users can update their copies to version 2.2 using the free
updaters available on Mathemaesthetics' website at the URL...

http://www.mathemaesthetics.com/Res22Info.html

Updaters for the PowerPC native, 68K, and fat versions of Resorcerer 2 are
available. Each updater requires a copy of the original Resorcerer 2.0
distribution CD to be able to install version 2.2.

Registered users of earlier 1.x versions can upgrade to version 2.2 for
$88, and can do so using ordering software available on the company
website.

A free demo version of Resorcerer 2.2 is also available on the company's
website.

About Mathemaesthetics, Inc.
----------------------------
Mathemaesthetics, Inc. is a privately-held 10-year-old Macintosh software
development company, currently specializing in developer tools. Founded in
1988 by Douglas McKenna, the word "mathemaesthetics" is intended to connote
the melding of art and math, both of which are necessary for great
interactive software.

About Resorcerer
----------------
The company's flagship product, Resorcerer, is a powerful and friendly
resource editor, data file editor, and general Mac OS file system browser.
It has replaced Apple's aging ResEdit, which Apple has not updated since
1994, in most professional Mac OS developers' collection of development
tools.

Resorcerer is PowerPC native and supports a very general plug-in
architecture for adding "apprentice" data editors from third parties. The
product is shipped with dedicated editors for creating and maintaining most
of the common Mac OS resource types that developers and localizers need to
edit to create Mac software. MacUser Magazine has named Resorcerer the
"premiere resource editor on the Macintosh", and the product has won
several industry awards, including MacUser's Eddy Award.

Doug McKenna
Mathemaesthetics, Inc.
PO Box 298
Boulder CO 80306-0298 USA
email: resorcerer@mathemaesthetics.com
website: www.mathemaesthetics.com
vox: (303) 440-0707
fax: (303) 440-0504

 
AAPL
$102.47
Apple Inc.
+0.00
MSFT
$44.88
Microsoft Corpora
+0.00
GOOG
$526.54
Google Inc.
+0.00

MacTech Search:
Community Search:

Software Updates via MacUpdate

Apple Security Update 2014-005 - For OS...
Apple Security Update is recommended for all users and improves the security of Mac OS X. For information on the security content of this update, please visit this website: http://support.apple.com/... Read more
EyeTV 3.6.6 - Watch and record TV on you...
EyeTV brings a rich TV experience to your Mac. Watch live TV on your Mac. Pause, rewind, and record whenever you want. EyeTV gives you powerful control over what you watch and how you watch it. Put... Read more
RapidWeaver 6.0 - Create template-based...
RapidWeaver is a next-generation Web design application to help you easily create professional-looking Web sites in minutes. No knowledge of complex code is required, RapidWeaver will take care of... Read more
NTFS 12.0.39 - Provides full read and wr...
Paragon NTFS breaks down the barriers between Windows and OS X. Paragon NTFS effectively solves the communication problems between the Mac system and NTFS, providing full read and write access to... Read more
RestoreMeNot 2.0.3 - Disable window rest...
RestoreMeNot provides a simple way to disable the window restoration for individual applications so that you can fine-tune this behavior to suit your needs. Please note that RestoreMeNot is designed... Read more
Macgo Blu-ray Player 2.10.9.1750 - Blu-r...
Macgo Mac Blu-ray Player can bring you the most unforgettable Blu-ray experience on your Mac. Overview Macgo Mac Blu-ray Player can satisfy just about every need you could possibly have in a Blu-ray... Read more
Apple iOS 8.1 - The latest version of Ap...
The latest version of iOS can be downloaded through iTunes. Apple iOS 8 comes with big updates to apps you use every day, like Messages and Photos. A whole new way to share content with your family.... Read more
TechTool Pro 7.0.5 - Hard drive and syst...
TechTool Pro is now 7, and this is the most advanced version of the acclaimed Macintosh troubleshooting utility created in its 20-year history. Micromat has redeveloped TechTool Pro 7 to be fully 64... Read more
PDFKey Pro 4.0.2 - Edit and print passwo...
PDFKey Pro can unlock PDF documents protected for printing and copying when you've forgotten your password. It can now also protect your PDF files with a password to prevent unauthorized access and/... Read more
Yasu 2.9.1 - System maintenance app; per...
Yasu was originally created with System Administrators who service large groups of workstations in mind, Yasu (Yet Another System Utility) was made to do a specific group of maintenance tasks... Read more

Latest Forum Discussions

See All

Reshape Review
Reshape Review By Jennifer Allen on October 22nd, 2014 Our Rating: :: SIMPLE SHAPESUniversal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad Match triangles together to form cubes in this fast-paced and twitchy game.   | Read more »
Miika (Games)
Miika 1.0.0 Device: iOS Universal Category: Games Price: $1.99, Version: 1.0.0 (iTunes) Description: Miika is a beautiful 3D puzzle game based on camera perspectives combined with the use of optical illusions. Miika challenges... | Read more »
Infuse Pro (Photography)
Infuse Pro 3.0 Device: iOS Universal Category: Photography Price: $9.99, Version: 3.0 (iTunes) Description: ** All-new version 3 includes fully licensed and certified DTS® and DTS-HD® audio! ** | Read more »
Swap Heroes (Games)
Swap Heroes 1.0 Device: iOS Universal Category: Games Price: $.99, Version: 1.0 (iTunes) Description: **Half price for a limited time only** Swap Heroes is a casual turn-based strategy adventure. Form a group of heroes and guide them... | Read more »
Ghost Blade (Games)
Ghost Blade 1.1 Device: iOS Universal Category: Games Price: $4.99, Version: 1.1 (iTunes) Description: Get the most outstanding 3D Action Game from App Store NOW! For those who dare pursue dreams. Masterpiece of Yu Shi Game ---China... | Read more »
Fiete – A Day on a Farm Review
Fiete – A Day on a Farm Review By Amy Solomon on October 21st, 2014 Our Rating: :: A MEMORABLE EXPERIENCEUniversal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad Fiete – A day on a farm in an interactive app for young children full of... | Read more »
Tilt to Live: Gauntlet’s Revenge is Almo...
Tilt to Live: Gauntlet’s Revenge is Almost Here Posted by Jessica Fisher on October 21st, 2014 [ permalink ] One Man Left has announced the official release date of Tilt to Live: Gauntlet’s Re | Read more »
Starfly Review
Starfly Review By Jennifer Allen on October 21st, 2014 Our Rating: :: CHANGE OF PACEiPad Only App - Designed for the iPad Want a slightly different browsing experience? Starfly is a pretty personalized one but it’s also buggy.   | Read more »
Sago Mini Monsters Celebrates Halloween...
Sago Mini Monsters Celebrates Halloween with Fun Costumes and Special Treats. Posted by Jessica Fisher on October 21st, 2014 [ permal | Read more »
The Bot Squad: Puzzle Battles – Tips, Tr...
01000010 01101111 01110100 01110011 00100001: Curious to know what we though about all this robot-on-robot carnage? Then check out our Bot Squad review! The Bot Squad: Puzzle Battles offers nearly 200 stages based on its varied approach to tower... | Read more »

Price Scanner via MacPrices.net

AT&T accepting preorders for new iPads fo...
AT&T Wireless is accepting preorders for the new iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3, cellular models, for $100 off MSRP with a 2-year service agreement: - 16GB iPad Air 2 WiFi + Cellular: $529.99 - 64GB... Read more
Apple offering refurbished Mac Pros for up to...
The Apple Store is offering Apple Certified Refurbished 2013 Mac Pros for up to $600 off the cost of new models. An Apple one-year warranty is included with each Mac Pro, and shipping is free. The... Read more
Select MacBook Airs $100 off MSRP, free shipp...
B&H Photo has 2014 a couple of MacBook Airs on sale for $100 off MSRP. Shipping is free, and B&H charges NY sales tax only. They also include free copies of Parallels Desktop and LoJack for... Read more
13-inch 2.5GHz MacBook Pro on sale for $100 o...
B&H Photo has the 13″ 2.5GHz MacBook Pro on sale for $999.99 including free shipping plus NY sales tax only. Their price is $100 off MSRP. Read more
Strong iPhone, Mac And App Store Sales Drive...
Apple on Monday announced financial results for its fiscal 2014 fourth quarter ended September 27, 2014. The Company posted quarterly revenue of $42.1 billion and quarterly net profit of $8.5 billion... Read more
Apple Posts How-To For OS X Recovery
OS X 10.7 Lion and later include OS X Recovery. This feature includes all of the tools you need to reinstall OS X, repair your disk, and even restore from a Time Machine backup. OS X Recovery... Read more
Mac OS X Versions (Builds) Supported By Vario...
Apple Support has posted a handy resource explaining which Mac OS X versions (builds) originally shipped with or are available for your computer via retail discs, downloads, or Software Update. Apple... Read more
Deals on 2011 13-inch MacBook Airs, from $649
Daily Steals has the Mid-2011 13″ 1.7GHz i5 MacBook Air (4GB/128GB) available for $699 with a 90 day warranty. The Mid-2011 13″ 1.7GHz i5 MacBook Air (4GB/128GB SSD) is available for $649 at Other... Read more
2013 15-inch 2.0GHz Retina MacBook Pro availa...
B&H Photo has leftover previous-generation 15″ 2.0GHz Retina MacBook Pros now available for $1599 including free shipping plus NY sales tax only. Their price is $400 off original MSRP. B&H... Read more
Updated iPad Prices
We’ve updated our iPad Air Price Tracker and our iPad mini Price Tracker with the latest information on prices and availability from Apple and other resellers, including the new iPad Air 2 and the... Read more

Jobs Board

Senior Event Manager, *Apple* Retail Market...
…This senior level position is responsible for leading and imagining the Apple Retail Team's global event strategy. Delivering an overarching brand story; in-store, Read more
*Apple* Solutions Consultant (ASC) - Apple (...
**Job Summary** The ASC is an Apple employee who serves as an Apple brand ambassador and influencer in a Reseller's store. The ASC's role is to grow Apple Read more
Project Manager / Business Analyst, WW *Appl...
…a senior project manager / business analyst to work within our Worldwide Apple Fulfillment Operations and the Business Process Re-engineering team. This role will work Read more
*Apple* Retail - Multiple Positions (US) - A...
Job Description: Sales Specialist - Retail Customer Service and Sales Transform Apple Store visitors into loyal Apple customers. When customers enter the store, Read more
Position Opening at *Apple* - Apple (United...
…customers purchase our products, you're the one who helps them get more out of their new Apple technology. Your day in the Apple Store is filled with a range of Read more
All contents are Copyright 1984-2011 by Xplain Corporation. All rights reserved. Theme designed by Icreon.