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Issue: 4.3 (January/February 2006)
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Article Number: 4301
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http://www.monkeybreadsoftware.de/Freeware/
http://www.easybarcodetech.com/ebc.html
http://www.mosquitosw.com/EN/eNotes%20info/enotes[en].html
http://www.turingart.com/fWatch_lan__en.htm
http://www.maxprog.com/iCash.html
http://www.intelliscanner.com/products/kitchen/
http://www.lecshare.com
http://www.monkeybreadsoftware.de/realbasic/plugins.shtml
http://www.excelsoftware.com
http://www.excelsoftware.com/
http://www.realsoftware.com
http://www.realbasic.com/
http://www.tobyrush.com/software/rbclasses/realbasicpdf.html
http://www.ttpsoftware.com/Products/tasktime3.html
http://www.ttpsoftware.com/Products/fontz.html
http://www.ebutterfly.com/rb/unihelp.asp

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Bingo solution for Mac and Windows

This Bingo solution provides everything you need to run a Bingo party (for entertainment only). This game includes a "Called" display of all possible numbers (called numbers have a yellow background), a pull-down menu to select the Winning Pattern (you can also make a Winning Pattern manually), the Winning Pattern display, a display of the last called number, and controls. Audio is supported. You can print an endless supply of Bingo sheets, each with four unique and numbered patterns. Settings for audio (on/off), calling speed, and Bingo sheet numbering are saved between sessions.

Product:

Bingo Caller

Price:

FREE

Website:

http://customsolutionsofmaryland.50megs.com/bingocaller.htm/

PDF combiner

Combine PDFs is a utility which allows you to merge PDFs and images (jpg, tiff, etc.) into one PDF file. This application shows REALbasic developers how to use the QTGraphicsImporterMBS class from the Monkeybread Plugin together with the CoreGraphics PDF classes to create new PDFs and embed pages from other PDF files.

Product:

Combine PDFs 2.1

Price:

FREE

Website:

http://www.monkeybreadsoftware.de/Freeware/

Barcode creation

Easy Barcode Creator is a major upgrade to the fast, easy-to-use barcode software for Windows PCs and Mac OS X. Great new features like 13-digit ISBN barcode creation and Adobe Bridge integration keeps Easy Barcode Creator on the cutting edge of barcode and business technology. While we've added lots of new tools, Easy Barcode Creator is just as easy to use as ever.

Product:

Easy Barcode Creator 2.0

Price:

$128

Website:

http://www.easybarcodetech.com/ebc.html

Electronic note management

eNotes is an easy to use, complete tool to manage electronic notes on your Mac and synchronize them with an iPod and with other computers. eNotes allows you to create electronic notes on the fly, by just selecting and dragging any text from any application to eNotes. You can edit, modify, save the note, or use it as a memo or task with priorization and due date features.

Product:

eNotes

Price:

$14.95

Website:

http://www.mosquitosw.com/EN/eNotes%20info/enotes[en].html

Fritz!Box Phone Monitor

F!Watch is a real-time call monitor for AVM's versatile VoIP, ISDN, and WLAN routers. It monitors AVM's Fritz!Box Phone [7050] DSL/VOIP/WLAN devices and brings call histories right to the OS X desktop. Since Fritz!Box Phone is a central network device network, F!Watch monitors all inbound and outbound calls of all connected devices [soft-phone or hard-phone]. Finally, F!Watch saves call histories as Microsoft Excel sheets.

Product:

F!Watch 1.0

Price:

€19

Website:

http://www.turingart.com/fWatch_lan__en.htm

Personal Finance software

iCash is personal finance and money manager software that offers unlimited categories, multiple accounts creation, multiple currencies, an SQL backend engine, password protection, export/import routines, search functions, and drag and drop support. It is available for Mac OS X , Mac OS 9, and Windows, and is available in English, German, French, Swedish, Italian, Dutch, Spanish and Portuguese.

Product:

iCash 3

Price:

$39

Website:

http://www.maxprog.com/iCash.html

Grocery management

Kitchen Companion is powered by an Internet-enabled database of over 300,000 grocery items. Simply scan the barcode on anything as it's thrown away, then download the information to the software for Windows or Mac OS X for complete details including the name, brand, category, shopping section, and size. Users can print out a categorized shopping list, or send the list to an iPod, Palm, or cell phone. For power users, Kitchen Companion offers advanced quantity management, scan in/out capabilities, consumption history, physical location tracking, custom searching, dynamic shopping lists, and nutrition information from the USDA.

Product:

Kitchen Companion 100

Price:

From $179

Website:

http://www.intelliscanner.com/products/kitchen/

Microsoft Office Companion

LecShare allows users to easily enter accessibility information necessary to create web pages from Microsoft PowerPoint that meet Section 508 standards and WAI's Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG). LecShare creates standards compliant XHTML and CSS which is compatible with virtually any web browser. LecShare also creates Microsoft Word documents containing images of all the slides from a PowerPoint presentation. The Word document can be used by the audience to take notes directly on their laptops. People can now keep the slides and their notes together right on their computers.

Product:

LecShare 1.0

Price:

$39

Website:

http://www.lecshare.com

The ultimate REALbasic plugin

The MBS plugin comprises a collection of several plugin parts which extend the REALbasic development environment with over 500 classes and 4 controls featuring over 11000 documented functions. The plugins require REALbasic 3.5 or newer. Also required is 75 MB hard disc space and around 16 MB of RAM in addition to the requirements of REALbasic and your OS itself.

Product:

Monkeybread Software Plugin 5.4

Price:

from €40

Website:

http://www.monkeybreadsoftware.de/realbasic/plugins.shtml

CRC for Object Oriented Design

QuickCRC enables developers to plan the design of their object-oriented software. CRC cards are used to discover, collect, and document class information like responsibilities, attributes, and collaborations between classes. CRC cards are popular among developers using agile development methods or as a front end to UML.

Product:

QuickCRC

Price:

$295

Website:

http://www.excelsoftware.com

Reusable REALbasic classes

RbApp provides a collection of reusable REALbasic classes that can speed the development of almost any desktop application. RbApp is easily added to any Macintosh or Windows program using RB 5.5 or 2005. It includes sample applications, a printed and PDF developer's guide and royalty-free distribution of classes compiled into the application.

Product:

RbApp 1.0.3

Price:

$195

Website:

http://www.excelsoftware.com/

REALbasic SQL updated

REALbasic provides a powerful front-end development tool and REAL SQL Server is a fast, stable and easy-to-install SQL back end. REAL SQL Server 2006 is based upon the same engine as the REAL SQL Database built into REALbasic, so our customers have an easy path for moving from single user to multi-user deployments. It is based on technology acquired from SQLabs last year. SQLabs continues to lead development on REAL SQL Server 2006 while working closely with REAL Software staff.

Product:

REAL SQL Server 2006

Price:

n/a

Website:

http://www.realsoftware.com

REALbasic update

REAL Software, providers of REALbasic, cross-platform that really works, have released REALbasic 2005 Release 4. All feature updates and improvements to this latest version of REALbasic are the result of customer requests. This release adds improved support for External Items, numerous Code Editor and Debugger improvements, support for Security Enhanced Linux (SELinux), and more.

Product:

REALbasic 2005 Release 4

Price:

From $99.95

Website:

http://www.realbasic.com/

PDF classes for developers

REALbasic PDF is a set of reusable classes that allow programmers to easily add PDF creation capabilities to their REALbasic projects. It is designed to have the same programming interface as the REALbasic graphics object, meaning programmers do not need to know about the inner workings of PDF. REALbasic PDF is open-source, and developers are welcome to use it in freeware, shareware, and commercial products if they include a credit to Toby Rush in their about box and/or documentation.

Product:

REALbasic PDF

Price:

FREE

Website:

http://www.tobyrush.com/software/rbclasses/realbasicpdf.html

Time tracking utility

TaskTime provides a straightforward method of tracking time spent on jobs you do for your clients. It can generate personalized invoices which can be emailed, printed, and saved to disk. Other important features include: project status tracking, Address Book integration for adding clients, linking of related resources to projects for easy reference, project expenses tracking, ability to bill for flat rate items, scheduled and manual data backup, minimizing of project windows to small floating time controllers, and much more.

Product:

TaskTime 3.6

Price:

$15

Website:

http://www.ttpsoftware.com/Products/tasktime3.html

Font Viewer

The Fontz is a versatile font utility that allows you to browse installed and uninstalled fonts, see what they look like at different type sizes, styles, and colors, and even group them in like categories using a "WYSIWYG" group editor. You can view or print out individual fonts, any of your font groups, all installed fonts, and even folders of uninstalled fonts. The Fontz offers a combination of focused feature set and low price. A great deal for anyone who wants to find fonts quickly or organize their fonts easily.

Product:

The Fontz 4.3.3

Price:

$12

Website:

http://www.ttpsoftware.com/Products/fontz.html

Help module for developers

UniHelp provides an easy-to-use, feature-rich solution for REALbasic developers who want to add online help to their cross-platform applications. Version 2, which is a free update for all registered UniHelp customers, adds support for Linux, HTML Tables, Inline Images, the Font tag, a new XML-based Table of Contents, a new Index tab, and more!

Product:

UniHelp 2

Price:

$49

Website:

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

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