Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference
almost upon us, several products have been updated for Mac programmers and developers.
The folks at La Jolla Underground have updated ResPloder to version 1.5. The update of the tool for “exploding” the resources of a file into folders adds the ability to exclude resources (or the data fork) from an explosion or implosion. It also adds the ability to specify the type and creator of exploded resource files.
In ResPloder 1.5, PICT resource files default to Graphics Converter files, and text resource files default to BBEdit files. PICT resources are now correctly exploded into PICT files and correctly imploded back into PICT resources. The update adds an explosion/implosion progress dialog.
Explosions/Implosions can also be stopped by the user in ResPloder 1.5. Resource flags are now preserved, and resource names are more reliably preserved.
With ResPloder, made with the RealBasic environment from Real Software, the resource types become folders and the resources become files that can be edited with any hex editor. Some resource types are automatically saved in popular file formats. The data fork of the original file is also preserved. ResPloder can implode a ResPloded folder back into a file. It’s a
The La Jolla Underground has also updated Radio Poster, a tool for posting messages to a Weblog, to version 1.1. You can now post with the Blogger API, post to
Weblogs, and post to Blogger Weblogs. Radio Poster can downloaded at the
product Web site.
Also, piDog Software has released
piPop 2.0b2. Previously know as piDock, the new version of the utility for navigating files and folders for Mac OS X is US$25. Some of the new features include tear-off menus, drag and drop to piPop menus, improved click-and-hold folder drilling, and the ability to access running applications from piPop’s menus.