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Issue 2.3

NEWS

News

Issue: 2.3 (December/January 2003)
Article Description: No description available.
Article Length (in bytes): 15,349
Starting Page Number: 6
Article Number: 2301
Related Web Link(s):

http://www.quantum-meruit.com/Rb/Downloads/SortLibrary.sit
http://www.pariahware.com/daysaway.shtml
http://www.pidog.com/screenshotplus/
http://www.realbasic.com
http://www.hiddenfield.com/products/biblereader.html
http://realopen.balance-infosystems.com/
http://www.mactracker.ca/
http://homepage.mac.com/barthold.van.acker/realbasic/vvb.html
http://sqlabs.net/index.shtml?sqlitepluginpro
http://bobbysoftware.com/zebophoto.html
http://www.monkeybreadsoftware.com
http://www.pariahware.com/daysaway.shtml
http://www.pidog.com/fontthing/
http://software.oxalyn.com/divider/
http://www.intellisw.com/prosql/
http://www.ebutterfly.com/rb/unihelp.asp
http://ljensen.com/rb/

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SortLibrary for RB Developers

SortLibrary is an open-source REALbasic library providing robust, optimized implementations of several standard sorting algorithms for use by REALbasic developers. Version 2.1 adds support for case-sensitive sorting of string arrays, plus a few other additions and tweaks.

Product:

SortLibrary 2.1

Price:

FREE

Website:

http://www.quantum-meruit.com/Rb/Downloads/SortLibrary.sit

Pariahware announces Days Away v1.2

Days Away periodically reminds the user of upcoming events by discreetly fading in to focus, pausing for you to read the events, and discreetly fading back out. This release fixes some bugs and adds four new features. The user can now import events from iCal calendars, show more than one event at a time, choose longer delays between reminders, and more.

Product:

Days Away 1.2

Price:

$10

Website:

http://www.pariahware.com/daysaway.shtml

piDog Software releases ScreenShot Plus v1.1.1

ScreenShot Plus is an enhancement to Apple's built-in screen capture tool, allowing users to scale screen captures and save in several formats, or copy the capture to the clipboard. Captures are invoked using the Shift-Apple-2 key combination. This latest release adds the ability to set default format and compression settings as well as fixing several minor bugs, now remembers compression settings for faster saving. Now corectly removes the temporary file rather than leaving it in the trash. Fixed some other minor glitches.

Product:

ScreenShot Plus 1.1.1

Price:

DonationWare

Website:

http://www.pidog.com/screenshotplus/

REAL Software, Inc. announces Panther ready REALbasic

This update to REALbasic boosts support for Mac OS X 10.3 (Panther), recently released by Apple Computer, Inc. REALbasic 5.2.2 includes an updated REALbasic Project Manager, which enables teams of developers to collaborate on a project. REALbasic 5.2.2 also includes improvements to VB Project Converter, a utility that helps Microsoft Visual Basic users migrate existing Visual Basic projects, forms and code to REALbasic. In addition, updated Unicode capabilities, the world standard for encoding text, enables REALbasic 5.2.2 to support all languages.

Product:

REALbasic 5.2.2

Price:

See Site

Website:

http://www.realbasic.com

Hiddenfield Software announces the next Bible Reader prerelease

Reader Free .94

Bible Reader Free is a free Bible viewing application for Mac OS X, giving access to multiple books/chapters simultaneously. Features include the ability to search for words across all or select parts of the Bible, and apply 'swaps' automatically (where one word can be Replaced with another - like 'you' for 'thee'). Changes in this release: [FIX] Searches did not return all possible results; certain conditions where being missed, [FIX] Strongs was missing last verse in every chapter, [FIX] Copy from Notes now possible , [CHG] Notes file format is now standard Style Text, not tagged text, allowing for future development improvements, [OPT] Searches faster. More search results produce larger improvements, [NEW] Search results now respect Swaps option, [NEW] Multiple search results within a single verse now appear as separate results.

Product:

Bible Reader 0.94

Price:

FREE

Website:

http://www.hiddenfield.com/products/biblereader.html

REALOPEN announces New Open Source Network for REALbasic Users

REALOPEN offers an open source collaborative software development environment for REALbasic developers, which allows developers to organize and manage any number of software development projects. It's perfect for managing large teams of software engineers and/or engineers scattered among multiple locations. What REALOPEN can offer you: Project Home Page / Management, File Release System / Anonymous FTP via HTTP, Customizable Tracking Systems (Track bugs, feature requests, etc.) , Customizable Forums and Mailing Lists, Developer Task Management Tools, Customizable Project Surveys, And Much More!

Product:

REALOPEN

Price:

n/a

Website:

http://realopen.balance-infosystems.com/

Mactracker update released

provides detailed information on every Apple, Motorola, PowerComputing, and UMAX Mac OS computer ever made, including items such as processor speed, memory, optical drives, graphic cards, supported Mac OS versions, and expansion options. Also included is information on Apple displays, printers, scanners, digital cameras, iPod, AirPort Base Stations, Newtons, and Mac OS versions. Mactracker 2.0.6 adds the latest hardware releases from Apple like the iBook G4 and eMac (1 GHz G4).

Product:

Mactracker 2.0.6

Price:

FREE

Website:

http://www.mactracker.ca/

Toon Van Acker realeases Virtual Volume Browser

Virtual Volume Browser is a utility for creating, editing and browsing virtual volumes with ease. You will no longer have to create and organize the volumes manually. Mistakes can be corrected using Virtual Volume Browser's ability to edit files inside virtual volumes, instead of having to re-create the virtual volume. Using these volumes for storing files to reduce clutter is also possible, since resource forks will not be lost. Key features: Automatically store resource forks in a separate file, Edit files and run applications inside Virtual Volumes, Edit a file's information.

Product:

Virtual Volume Browser 1.0

Price:

$10

Website:

http://homepage.mac.com/barthold.van.acker/realbasic/vvb.html

SQLabs is pleased to announce SQLitePlugin 1.3

SQLitePlugin is a powerful and easy-to-use database plugin for REALbasic built on top of SQLite, an embeddable, stand-alone SQL database library written in C. SQLite databases are stored as files on the user's local filesystem. Because it does not implement REALbasic's database API, SQLitePlugin is perfect for use with REALbasic Standard. The most important new feature in SQLitePlugin 1.3 is support for older versions of REALbasic. SQLitePlugin now supports versions of REALbasic beginning with 2.1.2. SQLitePlugin 1.3 also fixes a bug that prevented temporary files from being deleted properly.

Product:

SQLitePlugin 1.3

Price:

$29

Website:

http://sqlabs.net/index.shtml?sqlitepluginpro

Bobby Cronkhite Software announces ZeboPhoto 1.3.8

ZeboPhoto is an image viewer/editor program for Macintosh Classic and OS X. This version adds the ability to flip through images in the folder in which an open image resides by using the Right and Left Arrow keys. Additionally, two new image effects to adjust hue, saturation, brightness, and the amount of Cyan, Magenta and Yellow in an image are included. Speed enhancements have also been made to all image effects. Release notes are included with the download package detailing changes.

Product:

ZeboPhoto 1.3.8

Price:

$7.50

Website:

http://bobbysoftware.com/zebophoto.html

Monkeybread Software releases apps demoing their Plugin

Burn folder v1.0, a simple application to burn a folder to a CD or DVD. Grab photos v1.0, a simple application to save pictures made by a video source like an iSight. Multiple Picture Viewer v2.0, a simple picture viewer for image files which contain more than one picture. Includes export and copy to clipboard of the current picture.

Product:

Monkeybread Utilities

Price:

FREE

Website:

http://www.monkeybreadsoftware.com

Pariahware has released v1.1 of Days Away

Days Away is a MacOS X application that periodically reminds the user of upcoming events by discreetly fading in to focus, pausing for you to read the events, and discreetly fading back out. Just add the date that needs to be remembered by clicking on a calendar, and adding the name of the event. Periodically, Days Away will fade into view so the user can see how many "Days Away" the important date is. Use Days Away to remind oneself of due dates, birthdays, anniversaries, or any other special occasion. This release fixes a few bugs and adds two new features. The user now has an option to only show events within a chosen time frame, and Days Away will now ask for a confirmation before deleting a scheduled event.

Product:

Days Away 1.1

Price:

$10

Website:

http://www.pariahware.com/daysaway.shtml

piDog Software has updated FontThing to version 1.3

FontThing is a small utility allowing users to preview, install and activate fonts from any location. Users preview fonts by double clicking a font in the finder or by dragging files/folders to the FontThing icon. Catalogs of fonts can be printed or saved to a PDF file through Apple's print dialog. Fonts can be activated with a single click for use in any application even while the font file resides outside the users fonts folder. This update allows users to customize the available font preview strings. Recently viewed fonts will now be reloaded on subsequent launches. This update also addresses some cosmetic interface issues.

Product:

FontThing 1.3

Price:

$10

Website:

http://www.pidog.com/fontthing/

Oxalyn Software announces Oxalyn Window Divider 1.3

Oxalyn Window Divider is a a custom control for REALbasic that allows attached controls to be dynamically rearranged by the user. New in version 1.3: Programmatically collapse and expand regions, "Split Thresholding" gives the user better feedback about when a region will be collapsed as a result of a drag, "IsBound" functions return true if a control is bound to a divider, A great new example project allows the developer to modify divider and limiter parameters on the fly, this makes it much easier to understand how the features interact and what setup is right for your application, and several bugs were squished once and for all

Product:

Oxalyn Window Divider 1.3

Price:

What's it worth?

Website:

http://software.oxalyn.com/divider/

Intelli Innovatios releases ProSQL 2.0

ProSQL 2.0, a major upgrade to its object-oriented remote database management system for Mac OS 9 and Mac OS X. ProSQL connects to remote MySQL, PostgreSQL, FrontBase, OpenBase, REALbasic Database, and ProSQL data sources. This update brings Panther Support, Faster Query Capabilities, SQL Favorites, AppleScript Capabilities To Easy-To-Use Database Software

Product:

ProSQL 2.0

Price:

$99.95

Website:

http://www.intellisw.com/prosql/

Electric Butterfly is proud to announce the immediate availability of UniHelp 1.5

UniHelp provides an easy-to-use, feature-rich solution for REALbasic developers who want to add online help to their cross-platform applications. Version 1.5 is a major update that includes more than a dozen new features and enhancements. Apple Help Viewer, Microsoft HTML Help, WinHelp.... Why waste precious development time designing and compiling a different Help system for each platform when you can easily use UniHelp for all of them? Just drag the UniHelp components folder into your REALbasic project, add a few lines of code, create your external help pages, and that's it -- instant online help for your compiled REALbasic applications that works on Classic Mac, Mac OS X, and Microsoft Windows 98/NT/ME/2000/XP.

Product:

UniHelp 1.5

Price:

$49

Website:

http://www.ebutterfly.com/rb/unihelp.asp

Lars Jensen releases Release Note Browser

This lets you quickly find things in the ever-growing release notes that accompany a REALbasic pre-release version...handy for looking things up when you can't remember which release it was in, or collecting together all notes on a given topic. Just run it, drag the release note file to the window, and type in what you want to find.

Product:

Release Note Browser

Price:

FREE

Website:

http://ljensen.com/rb/

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