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SoftIntegration Inc. has updated Ch, the Mac OS X compatible C/C++ interpreter for cross-platform scripting, 2D/3D plotting, numerical computing, shell programming, and embedded scripting, to version 3.7.

The update includes C99 features, computational array for numerical computing, and bug fixes. Ch supports 1990 ISO C Standard (C90), major features in C99, classes in C++. It also supports several industry standard and third party software packages with over 8,000 functions including POSIX, socket/Winsock, X11/Motif, OpenGL, ODBC, C LAPACK, GTK+, Win32, CGI, Intel OpenCV and National Instrument's Data Acquisition toolkit NI-DAQ and NI-Motion.

Ch Standard Edition 3.7 is free for personal, academic, and commercial use. The Professional Edition is US$599; academic and volume discounts are available.


A.E. Wood & Erickson has updated SyncDeK, a data replication and synchronization tool for FileMaker Pro, to version 4.5. The update simplifies the process for developers to add support for data replication in their solutions.

SyncDeK -- which is compatible FileMaker 5.5 and 6 on Mac OS X and Mac OS 9.x -- provides a developer framework for building and managing distributed systems in FileMaker. Its data replication technology allows multiple, distributed copies of a FileMaker database to synchronize data bi-directionally, even without requiring direct connectivity. Data is encrypted en route. SyncDeK 4.6 reduces installation requirements and offers enhanced documentation and a simplified configuration interface.

A.E. Wood & Erickson is offering $500 off SyncDeK 4.6 bundles through June 20. Special pricing starts at $900 for a software license, plus two single-user activation codes.

F-Script 1.2.4

Developer Philippe Mougin has released F-Script 1.2.4 for Mac OS X. F-Script is a lightweight object-oriented interactive and scripting layer specifically designed for Mac OS X's Cocoa, the object-oriented development system. Version 1.2.4 improves the integration between F-Script and Cocoa, and comes with extended documentation. F-Script is free as an open source software.

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