CometPage 1.0b4 and CometSite 1.0b4 are available now for downloading at

==) Special note to NetCloak users: These products are NetCloak 2.1
compatible. See below for details.

CometPage Features:

— Built-in “Personal Web Server” lets you build and test your web
pages on your local machine before you deploy them on your server.

— Drag and drop “templates”, “macros” and over 65 “dynamic commands”
into any web page editor that handles drag and drop properly.

— “Publish Site” feature allows you to deploy pages built in CometPage
on any web server — no CGIs needed (though not all dynamic features
are available unless you deploy using the CometSite CGIs, which
are available for a variety of Macintosh, UNIX and WindowsNT

— Over 30 dynamic commands take the form of custom HTML extensions.
Simple syntax allows any web page designer to make their pages
dynamic. For example, inserting the current time into your page
is as simple as typing (INSERT TIME()).

— Over 35 custom If/Then/Else tags that allow you to change your pages
based on the date and time, user’s browser, even their IP address.
For example :
(IF TIME() LT “12:00PM”)
(INSERT FILE(CONTENTS, “MorningReport.html”)
(INSERT FILE(CONTENTS, “AfternoonReport.html”)
will serve the “MorningReport” before noon, and the “Afternoon”
report after noon.

— Preview your pages in any number of web browsers simultaneously.

— Supports the NetCloak 2.1 command set (with some minor exceptions,
see the product documentation for details)

CometSite Features:

— Available as a WebStar CGI or plug-in (current beta version is
only available as a CGI — but performance is still excellent.)

— Exact same code in CometPage and CometSite ensures that pages
built with CometPage will look right, and more importantly work
right, when deployed with CometSite.

— Very fast, threaded implementation.

— Under 12K of RAM used per request, regardless of the size
of the file being served.

— Future versions will be available on a variety of UNIX and
WindowsNT versions (we are actively seeking UNIX beta testers,
please write us at if you are


Frank Leahy * Digital Comet, Inc., San Francisco * * Download Beta 4 of
p: 415-331-5551 f: 415-331-6644 * CometPage and CometSite!