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MacHack: Scott Knaster to Egg On Unstoppable Conference
MacHack: Scott Knaster, Superstar Author, Industry Veteran, Microsoft
Escapee to Egg On Unstoppable Conference
For Immediate Release
Mac tech-writing legend to deprive MacHack 18 attendees of sleep using
unprecedented Vervays(TM) technology
June 5, 2003-Dearborn, MI- MacHack: The Annual Conference for Leading Edge
Developers today announced that Scott Knaster, famed author and really nice
guy, will deliver the Thursday night keynote address for this year's 18th
Best known for his cult classic Macintosh programming books, Scott started
writing about the Mac the very month it shipped, January 1984. Scott's book
How To Write Macintosh Software was required reading for Mac programmers
for more than a decade, and his groundbreaking Macintosh Programming
Secrets remains a cult classic. Scott's books have been translated into
several languages, including Japanese and Pascal.
Scott's keynote will be presented using an interactive and highly...
NetOp Remote Control
NetOp Remote Control is now available for Mac OS X!
Hamburg, Germany -- June 4th., 2003 -- Xnet Communications - the
manufacturer of the well known FTP-client CaptainFTP - announced today
version 7.6 of the award-winning NetOp Remote Control, featuring a
wealth of improvements, including support for Mac OS X as well as
powerful, new security enhancements. System administrators from the
Windows environment can now remote control - besides Linux and SUN
Solaris - the Mac users as well.
Now with NetOp Remote Control 7.6 customers can even use a
Windows CE based PDA to remote control their Mac!
The new version of NetOp Remote Control also boasts significantly
improved performance. Intensive focus on TCP/IP traffic has led to
speed increases of up to 40% on some LAN configurations, drastically
reducing the transfer time for large amounts of data. Cross-platform
speed has also been increased in NetOp Remote Control 7.6, enabling
faster remote control of Windows hosts from platforms such as...
SoftIntegration Ch 3.7 Now Available
SoftIntegration Ch 3.7 Now Available
DAVIS, Calif., June 4, 2003 - SoftIntegration, Inc. today announced the
availability of Ch 3.7, the newest version of C/C++ interpreter for
cross-platform scripting, 2D/3D plotting, numerical computing, shell
programming and embedded scripting.
Ch 3.7 continues SoftIntegration's leadership in scripting, 2D/3D plotting
and numerical computing. Major product enhancements include C99 features,
computational array for numerical computing and bug fixes.
"SoftIntegration Ch provides an unmatched level of power and flexibility in
powerful C/C++ scripting," said Dr. Dawn Cheng, President at
SoftIntegration. "We are delivering the most robust and feature-packed
* C/C++ interpreter
Ch supports 1990 ISO C Standard (C90), major features in C99, classes in
C++. Ch also supports many Industry standard and third party software
packages with over 8,000 functions including POSIX, socket/Winsock,
X11/Motif, OpenGL, ODBC, C LAPACK, GTK+, Win32...
SystemWorks 3.0 for Macintosh
SYMANTEC TO DELIVER THE WORLD'S FIRST COMPREHENSIVE ANTIVIRUS AND PROBLEM
SOLVING SOLUTION OPTIMIZED FOR MAC OS X
New Norton SystemWorks 3.0 for Macintosh Now Features Faster System
Optimization, Easier Data Recovery, Mac OS X Bootable CD
CUPERTINO, Calif. - June 4, 2003- Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC), the world leader
in Internet security, today announced Norton SystemWorks 3.0 for Macintosh,
the world's first complete antivirus and problem solving solution optimized
for Mac OS X. Scheduled to be widely available in late June, Norton
SystemWorks 3.0 for Macintosh combines the latest enhancements to
Symantec's market-leading utility and antivirus products -- Norton
Utilities 8.0 for Macintosh and Norton AntiVirus 9.0 for Macintosh - with
select partner back-up and uninstall utilities to deliver a full continuum
of disk repair, recovery and optimization tools.
"As any user who has experienced the loss of important computer files or
personal data will testify, the most valuable component...
3rd Annual MGI Developer's Conference and Crabfest
3rd Annual MGI Developer's Conference and Crabfest
PagePlanet Software, Inc. is pleased to invite you to the 3rd Annual MGI
Developer's Conference and Crabfest. The conference will be held in
Raleigh, North Carolina on 11th and 12th July 2003 at the Holiday Inn
The conference is a great opportunity to meet colleagues, learn MGI and
have a little fun in the process. The first day of the conference offers a
choice of fifteen sessions in three tracks: Advanced MGI Programming, MGI
E-Commerce Solutions and Server Administration. The second day of the
conference offers a less structured environment for networking,
presentation of unique sites built with MGI, tips and personal tutorials.
For MGI newbies, this is your chance to work one-on-one with MGI gurus. For
MGI gurus, this is your chance to showcase your most creative MGI solutions.
The MGI tags will not change during the upcoming ports to additional
platforms, therefore the knowledge you gain during this conference...
F-Script 1.2.4 for Mac OS X
Paris, June 03, 2003.
PHILIPPE MOUGIN ANNOUNCES THE RELEASE OF F-SCRIPT 1.2.4 FOR MAC OS X.
F-Script is a lightweight object-oriented interactive and scripting layer
specifically designed for Mac OS X object system (i.e. Cocoa). F-Script
version 1.2.4 greatly enhances the integration between F-Script and Cocoa,
and comes with extended documentation (a detailed description of what is
new in this version can be found at http://www.fscript.org/releaseNotes/).
F-Script provides several innovative object-oriented technologies:
- F-Script is the only open-source scripting environment for Mac OS X using
Cocoa as its native object model.
- The graphical F-Script object browser (a.k.a. "behavioral inspector")
allows users to interactively invoke methods on any Cocoa or custom
Objective-C objects without writing code. Other innovative graphical tools
like the F-Script array inspector provide powerful means for the
exploration of objects.
- F-Script introduces an innovative programming model...
4D WebSTAR V v5.3
4D, Inc. Ships 4D WebSTAR V v5.3 Update
-- Now with New Search Indexing, More Flexible Security Settings,
4D WebMail Pro Integration with iCal, and More --
SAN JOSE, Calif., June 3, 2003 - 4D, Inc., publishers of the 4th Dimension
RAD/RDBMS environment and 4D WebSTAR Server Suite, today announced the
immediate availability of 4D WebSTAR V v5.3, including updated 4D WebMail
Pro with support for iCal, radically improved search indexing technology,
more flexible security, and more. The new 4D WebSTAR V v5.3 is an update to
the 4D WebSTAR V Server Suite comprised of a high-performance Web server,
Email server, 4D WebMail interface, FTP server, WebDAV server and Search
engine. Available immediately from (http://www.4D.com/) 4D WebSTAR V v5.3
is free for all registered users of 4D WebSTAR Server Suite V for Mac(R) OS
X, and requires Mac OS X v10.2 "Jaguar" or later.
"4D WebSTAR V is proven faster than Apache and is, without question, the
easiest to administer Internet server suite on Mac OS...
FileMaker Developer Conference
FileMaker Developer Conference Early-Bird
Pricing Ends June 30
Attendees may save $200 with early registration at
SANTA CLARA, CA -- June 3, 2003 -- Attendees registering for the annual
FileMaker Developer Conference will save $200 with early-bird pricing until
June 30, 2003, FileMaker announced today.
FileMaker Developer Conference 2003 is set for Aug. 24-27 at the JW
Marriott Desert Ridge Resort in Phoenix, AZ. After June 30, the regular
conference fee of $1,199 will apply.
Expected to attract more than 1,000 corporate and independent database
developers, consultants and trainers from more than 25 countries, the
conference will empower participants with the expertise to create and
deploy easy-to-use yet powerful FileMaker workgroup solutions.
The conference will feature more than 40 technical sessions, led by expert
speakers, including: Migrating FileMaker Solutions: Maximize Benefits and
ROI; The New Horizons of FileMaker...
Announcing LANsurveyor 7.1: Powerful Yet Easy to Use Network Management
Free Macintosh Update and Two New Product Configurations Now Available
LAFAYETTE, CA (June 3, 2003)-Neon Software, Inc. announced today the
immediate availability of LANsurveyor for Macintosh, version 7.1.
LANsurveyor 7.1 helps network administrators and IT Managers visualize
their networks, solve network problems and protect their networks from
software audit risks.
LANsurveyor 7.1 is a free update for LANsurveyor 7.0 customers as well as
Xserve Edition customers who receive LANsurveyor as part of the ongoing
Apple Xserve bundle.
Designed for small-to-mid-sized organizations, educational institutions,
and workgroups in large organizations, LANsurveyor documents, protects,
manages and maintains networks. Macintosh network administrators and IT
managers have used LANsurveyor for ten years because of its ease of use,
excellent reporting, remote administration and monitoring.
"I use LANsurveyor because my...
Rumpus 3.1 Adds Web Services Updates
Rumpus 3.1 Adds Web Services Updates
June 3, 2003. Maxum Development is pleased to announce an update to Rumpus,
the premier FTP server for Mac OS and Mac OS X. Rumpus' already extensive
FTP implementation has been extended with numerous usability enhancements
and feature additions, but most of Maxum's efforts for this release have
focused on the extremely popular Web File Manager.
Introduced in Rumpus 3, the Web File Manager adds an easy to use Web
interface to the Rumpus FTP server. The Web File Manager allows remote
clients to upload, download and manage files, create and delete folders,
traverse folders, and perform other FTP-like actions through a simple,
consistent and customizable interface. All user access restrictions and
other setup options defined for FTP are automatically applied to the Web
File Manager, reducing the administrator's setup task to the click of a
"The new WFM feature for serving files via a Web browser is outstanding,"
says Rumpus user John Readwin...
SyncDeK 4.6 Data Replication Released for FileMaker Pro
FOR RELEASE JUNE 3, 2003
SyncDeK(tm) 4.6 Data Replication Released for FileMaker Pro
BERKELEY, CA - June 3, 2003 - A.E. Wood & Erickson today announced the
availability of SyncDeK 4.6, an upgrade to the leading data replication &
synchronization tool for FileMaker Pro. This new version enables developers
to more easily add support for data replication in their solutions. SyncDeK
4.6 reduces installation requirements and offers enhanced documentation
plus a simplified configuration interface. Special pricing is available for
SyncDeK 4.6 through June 20, 2003 (see related info).
"SyncDeK 4.6 is twice as easy to install, and more affordable than ever.
This is important for FileMaker developers who are seeing an increasing
demand for synchronization and data replication solutions from mobile users
and distributed organizations," said Jason Erickson, CTO of A.E. Wood &
SyncDeK 4.6 solves data sharing problems that many FileMaker database
developers face. Without...
DiskGO! USB Watch Flash Drive
For Immediate Release:
EDGE Memory Launches DiskGO!* USB Watch Flash Drive
Company Secures Exclusive Promotion of Innovative Product with PC Connection
Dallas, TX- May 30, 2003 - Peripheral Enhancements Corporation, a leading
manufacturer of computer memory upgrades and digital media products,
announced today that it has partnered with PC Connection, Inc. to launch
the new EDGE DiskGO!* USB Watch Flash Drive. This latest offering from
Peripheral's DiskGO! line of USB products will be sold exclusively through
PC Connection over the next thirty days.
The DiskGO! Watch is available in 128mb and 256mb capacities and serves as
a fully functional watch with an integrated USB 1.1 Flash Drive. The
DiskGO! Watch plugs directly into virtually any computer's USB port and is
plug-and-play compatible with all popular operating systems. The DiskGO!
Watch immediately appears as a hard drive on the user's desktop, allowing
easy transfer and storage of pictures, MP3s, slide presentations,...
eSuite4X 2.5 - Web Developer's Edition released: The easiest way to start
your own database driven web site with Mac OS X
Everything you need to start developing database driven web sites within 10
minutes. Using the eSuite4X graphical interface it has never been easier to
set up a local web server with access to your own database server. Includes
a local web server with all the features commercial scale production
servers and most ISP's offer:
* Apache 2
* PHP 4.3
* MySQL 4
The eSuite4X 2.5 - Web Developer's Edition features:
* Graphical interfaces for easy setup and administration
* Manage MySQL databases, tables and users with our sophisticated GUI
* Integrated PHP Code Generator
* Publish your finished site to your production environment or web
hosting provider with a couple of clicks
* Make backups of your production database to your local system with our
easy to use Import GUI.
eSuite4X 2.5 is optimized for usage with Macromedia's Dreamweaver MX...
REAL Software to Showcase Prototyping Capabilities
REAL Software to Showcase Prototyping Capabilities
AUSTIN, Texas (May 28, 2003) - REAL Software, Inc. announced today the
company will demonstrate REALbasic's easy, speedy prototyping capabilities
at Apple's World Wide Developer Conference (WWDC). Attendees are expected
from throughout the world.
"Attending WWDC gives us the opportunity to present new and better ways to
increase productivity through the use of REALbasic," said REAL Software
president and CEO Geoff Perlman. "The developers that attend WWDC will be
able to see how quickly and easily the interface for the applications they
are writing can be prototyped, tested, and easily improved with REALbasic."
REALbasic is a full-featured software design environment easily suited to
creating all kinds of applications, from utilities to enterprise-class
applications. In addition, prototyping applications in REALbasic brings
unique advantages to C++ developers looking for ways to boost productivity.
REAL Software company...
4D Business Kit v2.0, Now with Bi-directional Synchronization
4D, Inc. Ships 4D Business Kit v2.0 Now with Back-office Integration
and Site Design Synchronization
-- Major Release With Automatic Bi-directional Updating, Improved API
for Additional Integration, and Much More --
SAN JOSE, Calif., May 28, 2003 -- 4D, Inc., publishers of the 4th Dimension
RAD/RDBMS environment and 4D WebSTAR Server Suite, today announced it is
shipping the new 4D Business Kit 2.0, now with dynamic synchronization for
remote hosting, full integration with the 4D back-office, integration with
Macromedia Dreamweaver MX(tm), and much more. Available immediately for
both Windows(R) and Macintosh(R), directly from (http://www.4d.com/4dbk/),
4D Business Kit is priced at $499 for a two-store license.
"4D Business Kit 2.0 is a major modernization of the rapid e-commerce
solution for the rest of us," said Brendan Coveney, president and CEO of
4D, Inc. "Solving the classic problem for real businesses doing e-commerce,
4D Business Kit 2.0 automatic updates your 4th Dimension...
Monkeybread's REALbasic Plugin Collection v3.2
Monkeybread Software Germany releases version 3.2 of their
REALbasic Plugin Collection.
This plugin adds around 4800 functions, methods and classes to
REALbasic. Growed over the last two years this plugin covers this main
* Support for the Windows IDE (RB 5.2)
* Custom QuickTime Data Handler to use encrypted QuickTime movies.
* QuickTime Track class to control the track directly.
* Launch Services classes and functions
* CMYK support for JPEG loading and saving (without QuickTime).
* JPEG transformation (e.g. rotation) without recompressing the JPEG
* Encryption using RC4 and hashes using SHA1.
* Support for Image Captureing (Scanner and digital cameras)
* Stuffit classes.
* Statusitems (menus near the clock on Mac OS X).
* Information classes for the current Midi configuration.
* Classes for DiscRecording on Mac OS X 10.2
* pdflib support in the Addon plugin named
"Monkeybread Software Pro Plugin"
* Support for the Dock Tile Menu
Business Card Composer
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
BeLight Software releases Business Card Composer, specialized Mac OS X app
for creating and printing business or personal cards.
BUSINESS CARD COMPOSER - NEWEST OS X APP RELEASED
Odessa, Ukraine - May 28th, 2003 - BeLight Software, Ltd., Odessa, Ukraine,
today releases Business Card Composer, Mac OS X package providing with
end-to-end capabilities from business card design to print out. Written in
Cocoa, this program combines newest computer technologies and simplicity of
usage. The software priced $39.95 is available at:
Business Card Composer, intended at small business and home users, is
tailored to fit their business and hobby related card needs. It allows to
use the latest innovations of =C3ac OS '. Features include image masks,
opacity and color graded fill options, shadow effects for text, an
automatic background generator and more. Full integration with the OS X
system functionality lets using data for cards from...
Revolution 2.0 Released: 118 New Features
For immediate release
REVOLUTION 2.0 RELEASED: 118 NEW FEATURES AND OVER 500 ENHANCEMENTS
Launch promises new leap in developer productivity
Edinburgh, Scotland - May 28 2003 Runtime Revolution, the recognized leader
in multi-platform software development tools, today announced Revolution
version 2.0. Revolution brings together a user-friendly interface and a
powerful, easy-to-use, object-based programming language. Developerswrite
applications - once - and deliver on OS X, classic Mac OS, Windows, Linux,
"Using Revolution cuts the time to develop an application by up to a factor
of 10," said Kevin Miller, Runtime Revolution's CEO. "With this release,
we've re-engineered Revolution from the ground up for even higher
Major New Features in Revolution 2.0
Revolution 2.0 is a full-featured release that adds more than 118 new
features and over 500 enhancements. Feature areas include:
* XML library with full support for...
Apple's WWDC Exhibit Fair Nears Capacity, Bigger, Longer...
Apple's WWDC Exhibit Fair Nears Capacity,
-- Longer Hours
-- Bigger & Better in 2003
Westlake Village, California - May 27, 2003 - Xplain Corporation, manager
of Apple's WWDC Exhibit Fair for many years, announced today that the 2003
WWDC Exhibit Fair has already exceeded 2002 totals -- today, over 60
companies are signed up and we still have weeks before the official "Grand
Opening" on Monday, June 23. This makes it one of the largest Exhibit Fairs
at WWDC ever.
Now with new expanded hours to help exhibitors make the most of the opening
day of the event, the Exhibit Fair is shaping up to be one of, if not the,
best in the conference's history. With each turnkey station package, Apple
has included one full conference pass, providing yet another tremendous
value-added benefit for WWDC exhibitors. "The WWDC Exhibit Fair offers an
amazing and comprehensive way for it's third-party Apple affiliates to
reach the heart of the Mac community" said Susan Worley, Xplain's Events
Point In Space Announces Hosted Store Sales And Hosting
NEWS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - May 27, 2003
POINT IN SPACE ANNOUNCES HOSTEDSTORE SALES AND HOSTING
KEENE, NH, May 27, 2003 - Point In Space (http://www.pointinspace.com/)
today announced sales and hosting of HostedStore Corporation's HostedStore
electronic commerce product.
"Based on Lasso 6 and MySQL, HostedStore is an excellent solution that
provides a fast, robust and extensible eCommerce solution for our clients,"
says John May, Point In Space's President. "HostedStore includes everything
needed to get a reliable web store up and running in a very short amount of
Point In Space is now offering HostedStore licenses for $999, a savings of
$500 off the regular retail price of $1500. HostedStore eCommerce hosting
accounts start at $50/month.
For more information on HostedStore and Point In Space's HostedStore
eCommerce hosting accounts, see
About Point In Space Web Hosting
Point In Space Web Hosting is a New Hampshire based company...
SMARTPanel Version 1.0: Early Detection of Drive Failures
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SubRosaSoft Announced SMARTPanel Version 1.0
Bay of Plenty, New Zealand, (May 27th, 2003)--- SubRosaSoft, Ltd., a
software company based in New Zealand focusing on disk utility and privacy
software, today announced the immediate availability of SubRosaSoft
SMARTPanel 1.0. SMARTPanel is an inexpensive utility that alert users of
any potential hard drive failure in time to react before any data is lost.
"SMARTPanel utilizes a feature called Self Monitoring Analysis and
Reporting Technology that is built into most modern hard drives to monitor
and alert a user of drive problems." Explained Marko Kostyrko,
SubRosaSoft's founder. He continued, "SMARTPanel is based on our recently
released SubRosaSoft DiskGuardian, but with an easy-to-use interface
designed for entry level users"
"Since the release of SubRosaSoft DiskGuardian we have had an enormous
number of request from users for a lite version suitable for use in
schools, research labs, and other similar...
ARTIS Team Task Server
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ARTIS Software releases ARTIS Team Task Server 1.0
Kierling (Austria), May 27th, 2003. ARTIS Software today announced the
release of ARTIS Team Task Server version 1.0 for Mac OS X, a server
application to accept, store, and forward task items of ARTIS Team Task, a
networked task organizer.
ARTIS Team Task is a peer-to-peer (P2P) application using Rendezvous to
share tasks, ideas, and to-do's. It takes task organization to the next
level by enabling users to send notes, tasks, or reminders to everyone in
ARTIS Team Task Server is a server application using Rendezvous to store
tasks for users who are offline and forwarding them when they come online
again. It works much like an email server, but for tasks. The server is
targeted for use in small and medium sized business installations.
ARTIS Team Task Server itself is free, but to create user accounts 'server
user licenses' have to be purchased for US$ 12.95 each. The free server
comes with two...
QuickHelp Mac OS X 1.0
QuickHelp MacOSX 1.0
Help Authoring and Deployment Made Easy for Mac OS X
Placitas, NM - May 28, 2003 - Excel Software today announced the
availability of QuickHelp for Macintosh. QuickHelp is a development tool
for creating and deploying application help to Mac OS 9, Mac OS X, Windows
95 through XP and virtually all Linux distributions. QuickHelp is unique in
its ability to manage, author and test help topics in a single tabbed
window running on your platform of choice, then deploy the help system to
virtually any computer. Simplicity and productivity replace complex html
tag editing, cumbersome topic management, time-consuming build and test
approaches and different authoring and deployment tools for each platform.
Help information resides in an XML file distributed with a native viewer
executable for each platform.
QuickHelp consists of a QuickHelp Builder for authoring help systems and a
QuickHelp Viewer for deploying them to end-users. For the end-user,
QuickHelp supports a table...
ROBOHELP X4: MAKING WAVES IN HELP TECHNOLOGY
New Macromedia Flash-Based Help Format Creates a More Effective
SAN DIEGO - May 27, 2003 - eHelp=81 Corporation, a worldwide
leader in award-winning software since 1990, today unveiled RoboHelp=A8
X4, the next generation in Help authoring technology for Web-based and
desktop applications (Windows, Mac and Linux). As the newest version
of RoboHelp, the industry standard in Help authoring, RoboHelp X4 will
include a preview of FlashHelp=81, a revolutionary new Macromedia
Flash-based Help format that is bandwidth-efficient and
firewall-friendly. Because FlashHelp is based on XML and Flash
technology from Macromedia Inc., it offers rich-media capabilities and
guarantees a consistent user experience across the widest array of
platforms and browsers. Additionally, RoboHelp X4 incorporates
enhanced support for FrameMaker from Adobe Systems Inc., WebHelp
merging and new exciting features for customers using the Microsoft
VideoClix 2.5 for Mac OSX
Vancouver, Canada May 23rd 2003
eline Technologies today released VideoClix 2.5 for Mac OSX, the next
generation of it's flag ship product.
VideoClix is like video interactivity on steroids. Unlike other interactive
video authoring software, VideoClix allows you to build interactivity into
the actual video image, which enables viewers to click on objects in the
video and get feedback such as purchasing information, biography, location
A simple click-and-drag in the authoring application can add breath taking
interactivity making video content compelling and fun. Add Dynamic video
Hotspots, create time triggered Actions, incorporate Text and Chapters
without any scripting.
VideoClix enabled content can be served from any HTTP or RTSP server, tie
into any database or ecommerce backend and doesn't require an additional
plug-in on the client side. The system provides accurate viewer behavior
and vital marketing data as well.
Supported file formats are QuickTime mov: Mpeg1, Mpeg2,...
Aladdin Partners with SwiftCD
ALADDIN SYSTEMS IMPROVES CD DISTRIBUTION TECHNIQUE
BY PARTNERING WITH SWIFTCD FOR ON-DEMAND TRIAL CDS
SwiftCD Helps Aladdin Provide More CDs At A Lower Cost, Per Customer Demand
WATSONVILLE, CA, May 22, 2003 Aladdin Systems, Inc. (OTC BB: ALHI), today
announced a partnership with SwiftCD, fulfillment experts, to enable
Aladdin to deliver on-demand, custom Trial CDs, Shareware CDs and various
other content on customized, personalized Compact Discs. The first project
utilizing the technology is the "Aladdin Solutions Collection CD," now
available from the aladdinsys.com corporate Website as well as StuffIt.com.
"We're excited to be working with a leading software vendor like Aladdin,"
said Vincent Jensen, President of SwiftCD. "The Aladdin Trial CDs are
moving in record numbers meaning more Aladdin software in the hands of more
customers, as well as more revenue potential for Aladdin."
"In today's tough economy we really need to watch spending, so it was a
smart decision, and more...
Opera 6.02 for Mac
Opera kicks off a new Apple season
Opera 6.02 for Mac in French, Japanese, German, and English
Oslo, Norway - May 22, 2003 - Opera today released Opera 6.02 for Mac,
quelling earlier rumors that the company would not continue development on
Mac OS. Thanks to the great interest from end users and corporate
customers, Opera is committed to continue its development on the Mac
platform, with a release of Opera 7 scheduled for later this year.
In July, 2002, Macromedia announced that they would embed Opera in their
Web authoring products. Since then, many other companies have been in
negotiations with Opera about embedding the Opera rendering engine in their
products, and the increased popularity of Opera's rendering engine is
fueling the continued Mac development efforts at Opera.
"Mac users have spoken," says Jon S. von Tetzchner, CEO, Opera Software.
"Thanks to the great interest shown by all our Mac users as well as Mac
software developers who wish to use our rendering engine in their...
phptunest Converts iTunes Music Library into HTML Table
phptunest Converts iTunes Music Library into HTML Table
phptunest is a script written in PHP , which converts your iTunes Music
library from XML format to nice HTML table. It allows you to customize the
resulting HTML page in many ways and has few nice features:
- Use your own CSS styles to change the look of HTML page
- Sort your song library with any visible column
- Include only those columns you want
- Supports gzip compression (with compatible browsers), so long lists won't
be a problem
- Completely free and open source - PHP developers and CSS designers are
welcomed to contribute and use the source.
More info: http://www.maczsoftware.com/phptunest/
Subject: Realmac Software Releases ControlSplitter 1.0
Brighton, UK (May 20th, 2003) - Realmac Software today announced the
immediate availability of ControlSplitter 1.0. ControlSplitter is a canvas
control for REALbasic, it functions as a window splitter control. It
divides up your window into sections and allows these sections to be
resized by the user, just like Apple's Mail app. ControlSplitter 1.0 is
made with REALbasic by REAL Software, Inc.
ControlSplitter can give your REALbasic application that professional cocoa
look, unlike other Window Splitter controls available for RB,
ControlSplitter works in real time, letting you see the controls live
resize. ControlSplitter also offer to different looks for the splitter
Visit the Realmac Software website today to find out more and download your
free trial copy: http://www.realmacsoftware.com/developer.html
Pricing and Availability
ControlSplitter is not free, you must pay a small fee of $8, which allows
unlimited usage in...
PandaWare DiskWrangler 1.0.2
PandaWare DiskWrangler 1.0.2 Adds Ease of Use To OS X File Launcher and
Free Update Brings Improvements and Bug Fixes
SEATTLE, Washington (May 21, 2003) -- The PandaWare Company has updated its
keyboard-powered Mac OS X file browser and launcher, DiskWrangler, to
improve usability. DiskWrangler 1.0.2 addresses a number of interface
improvements. DiskWrangler 1.0.2 is made with REALbasic from REAL Software,
NEW IN DISKWRANGLER 1.0.2
* Better feedback during lengthy file copy/move operations
* Improved methods for changing file/folder owner and group
* Added hotkey options for Launcher
* Added "Check for latest version" function
* Better renaming of files/folders when copying to same folder
* Additional keyboard shortcuts for file/folder selection dialogs
* Additional Finder flag settings, and fixes for setting a folder's Finder
* When choosing "Other App" now honors user settings for post-launch
* Fixed a bug with changing file/folder...
EiffelStudio for Mac OS X
Eiffel Software Announces Beta Release of EiffelStudio for Macintosh OS X
Eiffel Software offers full IDE as a free download during beta phase
Eiffel Software announces the beta release of the latest version of its
award-winning development environment, EiffelStudio(tm), for the
Macintosh(tm) OS X(tm) platform. Available now for the first time on the
Macintosh platform, the company is offering the long-awaited version
EiffelStudio for the Mac as a free download.
"For years, the choices for Mac developers have been very limited, and
there has been tremendous interest in having a fully object-oriented
development system available for the Macintosh platform," said Chris
Ambarian, VP of Sales and Marketing at Eiffel Software. "This is a fully
functional version of EiffelStudio that works on the Mac. We still have a
little bit of work to be done on native look-and-feel aspects, but we think
it is hands-down the most sophisticated development environment available
for the Mac platform. For...
Inventive, Inc. announces the release of iScooper 1.1, an automatic media
downloading application for Mac OS X.
iScooper enables users to automatically download and browse batches of
pictures much faster and much more conveniently than they can with
conventional web browsers. iScooper is designed to work with web pages that
contain many links to pictures--for example, a celebrity web page that
contains several links to photos of the celebrity. iScooper can take a web
page like this and automatically download all the linked photos on it. Once
they've been downloaded, they can easily be viewed in a full-screen
slideshow right from within iScooper.
What's new in version 1.1:
- added ability to reload downloaded items
- any duplicate pictures in a picture set are automatically ignored now
- fixed a bug that would occur when trying to scoop password protected
- the contents of the address area now changes to reflect the selection
in the picture list
NetNewsWire 1.0.2 and NetNewsWire Lite 1.0.3
Ranchero Software releases NetNewsWire 1.0.2 and NetNewsWire Lite 1.0.3
Seattle, WA, USA -- May 21, 2003 -- Ranchero Software is pleased to
announce updated versions of NetNewsWire, the easy-to-use RSS Web news
reader for Mac OS X, and its freeware version, NetNewsWire Lite.
These are the first updates since NetNewsWire won first place in the
O'Reilly Mac OS X Innovators Contest.
NetNewsWire 1.0.2 was released last week and features three main changes
(since 1.0.1): the news reader is faster, numerous bugs were fixed, and
there are new weblog editor features for Movable Type and Radio UserLand
NetNewsWire Lite 1.0.3 was released Tuesday. NetNewsWire Lite offers most
of the news reader features of the full version, but doesn't include the
additional weblog editor and notepad. The new version includes all the
relevant bug fixes from the recent release of the full version of
dot software ships Aquaruler 4.2
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MAY 20,2003 - dot software is pleased to announce the release of Aquaruler
4.2. Aquaruler is a multipurpose screen measuring utility for Mac OS X and
it has a wide range of features. Aquaruler also measures in a variety of
units. It can be useful to all sorts of designers, programmers, and other
people who use their mac for productive purposes.
- Edge ruler
- Mouse XY coordinates
- Drag ruler
- Measure box
- Resolution box
- Screen Guide Lines
- Full screen Cross hair
- Customizable Pixels per Inch
- Angle Tool
- Zap Ruler
What's new in 4.2:
-Angle measuring tool
-wide and narrow Zoom views
-ability to copy the color underneath the mouse via a hot key with the Zoom
-Y Direction can be reversed (perfect for Cocoa programmers!)
-The box measuring tool can now show it's full coordinates rather than just
width and height. Several coordinate options are available.
-New pixels per inch options
-general bug fixes and enhancements
VVI Updates Interface Builder Graph Palette
VVI Updates Interface Builder Graph Palette
State College, PA USA, 20 May 2003: VVI today announced an update to its
Interface Builder Graph Palette. The improvements include:
Templates: Graphs, charts and diagrams start out as template documents that
can be edited with Vvidget Builder and stored in your own configuration
folder. That template is then retrieved and modified by the attributes you
assigned within the Interface Builder implementation and your application.
By setting up multiple template folders a user of the palette can customize
styles for different purposes while maintaining the efficiency and ease of
use within Interface Builder.
Bar And Column Chart Labels: The bar and column chart axis labels can now
be assigned text labels, whereas before they were fixed or numeric only.
Format Types: The chart types accept more formats, color tables, and solid
Distributed Processing: The implementation accesses multiple servers,
possibly on different computers, in...
For Immediate Release:
For further information, please contact:
ActiveDeveloper v2.12 -- IDE Released for MacOS X 10.1 and 10.2
May 2003 -- Vestbjerg, Denmark -- Today InterACTIVE-Technology released
version 2.12 of ActiveDeveloper for MacOS X 10.1 and 10.2 - our Runtime
Objective-C & C IDE, JIT compiler and Debugger with support for Cocoa.
The ActiveDeveloper IDE cuts your API learning curve and allows incremental
Development of any Project. With ActiveDeveloper you get a Runtime Object
IDE allowing you to build NATIVE apps and servers directly at Runtime while
they run. Thereby bringing you a whole lot closer to the Objects you work
ActiveDeveloper version 2.12 responds to user requests with a lot of
improvements on the user interface. It now has a much better fit with the
Aqua desktop. The upgrade is free for all current users and based on test
feedback we can encourage...
File Stitcher v1.0
Pariahware Releases File Stitcher v1.0
Enables Files to be Merged Quickly and Easily
RALEIGH, North Carolina (May 20, 2003) -- Pariahware has released v1.0 of
File Stitcher, a MacOS X utility that gives users an easy way to merge files
together. File Stitcher is made with REALbasic from REAL Software, Inc.
Simply drag and drop files onto the File Stitcher icon and click the button
in the main window . File Stitcher is shareware and only costs $5.00 to
register. A 30-day trial period is included.
Please contact Pariahware at: email@example.com. For additional
information, please visit these links:
Home Page: http://www.pariahware.com/
Program Home Page: http://www.pariahware.com/filestitcher.shtml
Screen Shot: http://www.pariahware.com/clip/FSScreenShot.jpg
Thumb nail: http://www.pariahware.com/clip/th_FSScreenShot.jpg
Direct download: http://www.pariahware.com/files/FileStitcher.sit
Buy now: http://store.eSellerate.net/s.asp?s=STR077436538
Enables Rapid Development and Rapid Content Updates of Web Sites
MALAGA, Spain (May 21, 2003) -- Kualo Software announces an update of
KuebSite, the application for the creation of web sites. The version 1.5.1
adds a Dutch localization and a few bug fixes. KuebSite is made with
REALbasic from REAL Software, Inc.
The power of KuebSite lies in the fact that it is not a web design
application, nor an HTML editor, but a database-drive automatic web site
builder. Since KuebSite uses templates for building web sites, if you wish
to change to look of your web page in minutes, simply choose a different
This revolutionary system for building web sites free the users from
the complex part of the design process, so you can get your web page
built in minutes.
Some of the new features of the new version include styled text,
QuickTime and Flash videos, as well as a label generator that enables you to
create navigation bars very easily.
It is available for Mac OS 9 (with CarbonLib) and Mac...
24U SimpleHelp Plug-In for FileMaker
Monday, May 19, 2003
One of the most desired FileMaker plug-ins is finally available!
24U Software today releases 24U SimpleHelp Plug-In, a tool for implementing
help tags in FileMaker solutions. Finally, FileMaker solution developers
can simply get help that appears as they move the mouse pointer over
What is 24U SimpleHelp Plug-In?
This FileMaker plug-in enables solution developers to define help tags
(tool tips) for layout objects and controls, such as data fields, buttons,
pictures etc. Help tag is a brief text message (help, tip, description)
that appears when you move the mouse pointer over an object or a hot
rectangle. This way, 24U SimpleHelp Plug-In allows developers to create
FileMaker solutions with an intuitive user interface!
More info: http://www.24uSoftware.com/SimpleHelp
Primary functions of 24U SimpleHelp Plug-In:
- Attaches help tags to user interface elements
- Increases productivity of users
A shortfall of Mac OS X has just gone. Alfred is an easy to use,
customizable, universal plug-ins manager. Inspired from Mac OS 9's Finder
and Extensions Manager, taking care of Mac OS X specificities, it improves
user experience to install, remove and manage any kind of plug-ins like
screen savers, preference panes, fonts... or anything else.
Main features include:
- Easy plug-in installation and removal.
- Dedicated user interface synthesizing installed plug-ins.
- Useful plug-in management functionalities.
- Customizable rules.
This update focuses on making the application more user friendly, adds
numerous new features and fixes a few bugs.
- The rules have been extended with an icon and an overview. The overview
describes the role of the plug-ins and should help novice users. Moreover,
the name and the overview are now localizable (French localization has been
added for built-in rules).
- Many user interfaces have been renovated. The rule editors have been
replaced by a...
MacHack 18: Unstoppable
MacHack 18: Unstoppable
MacHack: By Developers, For Developers
May 19, 2003-Dearborn, MI- Times change. Economics. Politics. War.
Schedules. Conflicts. One thing is for sure: MacHack 18 remains a go. The
sessions program is strong. The keynote is compelling. The volunteers and
planning committee are moving forward. MacHack is Unstoppable.
"We've kept working despite all the changes around us," said Dave Koziol,
Conference Chairman. "It was just so clear what the theme should be:
Mindful of the inevitability of their own conference and the unstoppability
of it all, the committee looked for a suitable symbol for things that keep
moving no matter what. It turned out that the committee needed look no
further than their own Mac screen. Apple's own "busy cursor" is the
inspiration for this year's MacHack theme element, the SPoD or "Spinning
Pizza of Death".
"It was obvious," said Allon Stern, MacHack Theme Coordinator. "With OSX,
your Mac keeps...
VRTools ships version 1.2.2 of deliVRator
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
VRTools ships version 1.2.2 of deliVRator
Sydney, Australia, May 18th, 2003 --- VRTools today announced the immediate
availability of deliVRator 1.2.2, confirming its commitment to the
worldwide community of QuickTime VR content producers.
deliVRator is a QuickTime movie editor for Macintosh offering the most
effective way to optimize web delivered QuickTime movies. It maximizes
interactivity for enhanced user experience of the movie while downloading
within the browser. Optimized movies can be tested immediately, at any
connection speed, with the emulated network connection. In addition,
deliVRator is a unique editor of low-level movie control structures,
QuickTime AtomContainers, and exportable image data.
The new version features include: carbonized to run on Mac OS X, cubic QTVR
optimization, a Movie Security Manager that protects movies from
unauthorized modification while securing the intellectual property rights
of content developers, and improved media...
TelnetLauncher v 2.5.6 and ScreenShot Plus v1.0.3
piDog Software announces TelnetLauncher v 2.5.6 and ScreenShot Plus v1.0.3.
TelnetLauncher is a bookmarking utility for launching telnet and ssh
sessions using Apple's Terminal application. TelnetLauncher has received
praise for it's simplicity and ease of use allowing users to quickly
configure remote login sessions with setting from terminal colors to
passwords. It even makes configuring remote and local port forwardings a
breeze. The latest version adds the ability to save sessions as
double-clickable shortcut files for use in launchers and other
organizational tools. TelnetLauncher is shareware and users are encouraged
to pay what they feel is a fair price, $20 is suggested.
TelnetLauncher can be downloaded from http://www.telnetlauncher.com
ScreenShot Plus is an enhancement to Mac OS X's built in screencapture tool
normally accessed by pressing shift-cmd-4. ScreenShot Plus is activated by
pressing shift-cmd-2 and uses apples screencapture tool to do the capture.
Users can toggle...
Blue World Ships FMP2MySQL Kit
BLUE WORLD SHIPS FMP2MYSQL KIT
Free kit speeds process of converting FileMaker Pro solutions to MySQL
Bellevue, WA--May 15, 2003--Blue World Communications, Inc.--pioneers of
the Web Data Engine(tm)--today shipped the FMP2MySQL Kit. The free kit
includes tools and tutorials for converting FileMaker Pro solutions to
MySQL. The kit is designed to make it extremely easy for novice users to
migrate Web-bound FileMaker Pro solutions to MySQL.
"Our customers have been clamoring for an easy way to migrate their
FileMaker Pro Web solutions to MySQL so that they can reap the significant
rewards of using an industrial strength database built from the ground up
with the performance, reliability, and flexibility required for any 24/7
Web-based operation," said Bill Doerrfeld, CEO of Blue World. "The
FMP2MySQL Kit squarely delivers on this need."
"This kit will save countless hours and headaches for those making this
conversion," said Mr. Doerrfeld. "After having performed multiple like...
Softpress Freeway Family Of Products Expands With 3 New Offerings
Softpress Freeway family of products expands with three new
Revolutionary Web site design application moves up to a new level
of functionality, power and accessibility
Oxford, United Kingdom - May 12th, 2003
Softpress has announced three additions to its revolutionary
Freeway range of Web-authoring products: Freeway Pro, Freeway Express
and its new FAST Pack technology. "We've made a real effort to
identify the needs of the market", commented Managing Director
Richard Logan. "Whether you make your living on the Web or simply
want to design your own sites, we've got a powerful solution at the
For the professional user, Freeway Pro 3.5 provides an improved
user experience, extra functionality and a choice of one free FAST
Pack. It is obtainable as a download upgrade by owners of Freeway 3.x.
The SRP of Freeway Pro 3.5 is $249 and the upgrade from Freeway 3.x is
$63. Both include one of the new FAST Packs.
For the consumer market,...
PDFlib 5.0 support for Realbasic with MBS Plugin 3.2pr17
To: Web8REALbasic@The Monkeybread Software Realbasic plugin includes from
version 3.2pr17 on the popuplar pdf library in version 5.0 in it's Pro part.
The PDF library from pdflib.com is a crossplatform way to create pdf files.
You can choose between the open source library and a commercial version of
the library which includes some pdf import functions.
The original PDFlib manual and their license files are included with the
Pro part of the plugin.
Of course there is also a plugin in the MBS Plugin collection to read and
write PDF files on Mac OS X using Coregraphics.
About the plugin collection:
The MBS Plugin collection includes currently (3.2pr22) 95 plugins which add
over 4800 functions, properties and events to Realbasic (including over 280
The plugin is offered as a package for 40 Euro to private/shareware
developers and for 80 Euro to commercial/company users.
Main plugin page:
(http://www.monkeybreadsoftware.de/realbasic/plugins.html) Follow the link
SMILEY HAPPY SOFTWARE RELEASES SHH 1.0
Henrico, VA -- May 13, 2003 -- Yesterday Smiley Happy Software released
Shh 1.0 for Mac OS X. Shh is a status-bar menu that executes user-specified
BSD commands and displays the output as menu items to be read or copied to
the Clipboard. These commands will typically be used for obtaining
customized status information updated with every use.
Shh is unique because it is not limited to what is already programmed into
it. With the proper command sequence, one can obtain virtually any sort of
status information and keep it just a mouse click away. Users can enter any
commands supported by their systems, whether they are supplied by Apple or
installed separately. Shh passes commands to the Bourne shell for
execution, so it supports shell operators such as pipes ("|").
Shh costs US$5.00 and is available for download at
ftp://ftp.smileyhappysw.com/Shh.dmg . Mac OS X v10.2 or higher is required.
For additional information or a sample copy, visit
Symantec Mac Internet Security Products Updated
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SYMANTEC'S NEW NORTON INTERNET SECURITY 3.0 FOR MACINTOSH WILL SAFEGUARD
MAC USERS WITH ENHANCED VIRUS PROTECTION, NEW WEB CONTENT FILTERING
CUPERTINO, Calif. - May 13, 2003 - Symantec (Nasdaq: SYMC), the world
leader in Internet security, today announced Norton Internet Security 3.0
for Macintosh, the world's most complete Internet security solution for the
Macintosh platform. The latest version of the market-leading software
suite, which is scheduled to be widely available in June, will now include
a new parental control feature that blocks Web sites that are inappropriate
for viewing by children. Norton Internet Security 3.0 for Macintosh will
also include the newest version of Norton AntiVirus 9.0 for Macintosh,
which now will have the ability to find and repair Windows/PC-compatible
viruses, offering users protection from the most common type of viruses and
helping them to avoid infecting friends and colleagues.
"With so many Mac users capitalizing on the...
Whistle Blower 3.1
Monday, May 12th 2003.
James Sentman is proud to announce the release of Whistle Blower 3.1.
Whistle Blower is an enterprise server monitor, functional testing and
restart utility for the Macintosh. In addition to standard network
connectivity tests like a ping, Whistle Blower connects to your services as
a client and verifies that they are available and operating properly. The
response to an outage can be a simple email or page, all the way up to
power cycling the server via a PowerKey or Master Switch. Whistle Blower's
powerful shift notification features make sure that the tech who is on call
the night of the outage is the one who gets the page while ignoring your
Whistle Blower 3.1 has over 26 specific server types that it can connect to
directly, including but not limited to web servers and SSL web servers,
File Maker, Radius authentication, DNS, 4D and FTP.
Version 3.1 adds a new "Email Cycle" check that sends a test email via SMTP
and then waits to receive...