For Immediate Release
STARNINE ADDS CARBON SUPPORT TO WEBSTAR DEVELOPER TOOLKIT
— StarNine Moves Mac OS X Development Forward, Adds Carbon and
PowerPC G4 Velocity Engine Support to WebSTAR Developer Toolkit —
BERKELEY, Calif., January 5, 2000 — StarNine Technologies, Inc.
today reaffirmed their commitment to Mac OS X with a new release of
the WebSTAR Developer Toolkit, including a set of free templates,
commonly-used routines and code libraries to help accelerate and
simplify the creation of Carbon- and PowerPC G4 Velocity
Engine-enhanced WebSTAR API-based Plug-ins. The new WebSTAR Developer
Toolkit is available today from the StarNine Developer Program Web
site, at (http://dev.starnine.com/) and as a custom install option of
the new WebSTAR Server Suite 4.2 release (see related release dated
“This exciting new WebSTAR Developer Toolkit really gives our
development community a jump-start on developing WebSTAR API-based
Plug-ins for Mac OS X,” said Eric Zelenka, product manager for
WebSTAR Server Suite. “StarNine’s ongoing focus on developing to the
Carbon API set is based on our commitment to the mainstream Mac OS,
and our desire for a smooth transition to Mac OS X for both our
customers and developers. Developing for Carbon ensures that WebSTAR
add-ons developed today will run under both Mac OS and Mac OS X.”
Price and Availability
The StarNine Developer Program is a free service for developers of
WebSTAR API-based Plug-ins, CGIs, and other Internet server-related
products. The WebSTAR Developer Toolkit and WebSTAR API SDK are free
and available immediately for download at (http://dev.starnine.com/).
About WebSTAR Server Suite
Designed for ease of use, the WebSTAR Server Suite features
high-performance Web, FTP, Mail and Proxy servers integrated in a
modular application, with secure, IP-based remote administration. The
first commercially supported Web server on the market, WebSTAR was
initially released in 1995 and is now the defacto standard for Web
serving on the Mac OS.
About StarNine Technologies, Inc.
Founded in 1987 in Berkeley, California, StarNine is the leading
developer of Internet server software for the Mac OS. Awarded
numerous honors for its WebSTAR Web server software, StarNine also
publishes ListSTAR list server software, StarNine Mail and Mail*Link
gateways. StarNine’s new WebSTAR Server Suite is a complete business
infrastructure in one easy-to-use application. StarNine Technologies,
Inc. is a privately held corporation, wholly owned by Platinum Equity
Holdings (http://www.peh.com/). Further information on StarNine may
be obtained by calling 800/525-2580, accessing StarNine’s Web site at
(http://www.starnine.com/), or sending email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
StarNine and WebSTAR are registered trademarks of StarNine or its
subsidiaries. ListSTAR is a trademark of StarNine or its
subsidiaries. All other brands and products referenced herein are the
trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders.