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ClickInstall helps make software installer

ClickInstall is a new utility to help Mac OS X application developers make a custom installer.

REALbasic 2008 Release 3 ships

REAL Software has updated its development application REALbasic, adding several new features.

Savant home automation firm invites Mac developers

Savant, a maker of home automation gear that is Mac-based, is inviting developers to its new program.

Independent Games Festival opens 2009 submissions

Submissions are now open for the 2009 Independent Game Festival awards, which will be announced at next March's Game Developers Conference.

AppleScript and chat privacy

Jason Snell tries to get a little privacy on his instant messaging system when he's at home.

Microsoft Silverlight to back Ruby, Python in browser

Microsoft plans to enable the Python and Ruby languages to be used for client-side development of rich Internet applications that leverage the company’s Silverlight browser plug-in technology.

Unity — Mac game engine now authorized for Wii

Unity, the game engine used to create 3D games for Mac and Windows, is now authorized by Nintendo for Wii development.

Curl adds runtime support for Mac environments

Rich Internet application vendor Curl has introduced a runtime for Macintosh environments.

Typinator adds HTML snippets set

Typinator's developer has released an HTML snippets set to help ease HTML editing.

REALbasic 2008 Release 2 sports 200 improvements

REALbasic 2008 Release 2 adds 200 fixes and improvements including a new class called Pairs and enhancements to introspection, first introduced in February's release.

Apple adds support for Java SE 6 to Leopard

The 57MB Java for Mac OS X 10.5 Update 1 release adds support for Java SE 6, which had been missing from Leopard since its release last fall.

Visual Ajax Studio comes to the Mac

WaveMaker has released a beta version of Visual Ajax Studio for the Mac.

Microsoft reveals new content partners, DRM for Silverlight

Microsoft has unveiled new content partners for Silverlight and provided details for a new DRM system for the technology.

Developer code connects iPhones, Blu-ray Disc players

BD Touch is a new development kit that lets iPhones and iPod touch devices interact with Blu-ray Disc players that support BD Live.

Google offers to host services on App Engine

Google is offering to host enterprise Web applications on its own infrastructure with a new tool for developers, App Engine.