If you want to “futurize” your house via home automation, you may want to check out the new Home Automation Store at DevDepot.
DevDepot is a mail order company offering a collection of computer resources. It’s a source of Mac application development software, as well as Web development tools, QuickTime VR development software and hardware, system administration, Internet server tools, games and more.
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PowerFile, a manufacturer of near-line storage products, has a new developer program dubbed, appropriately, the PowerFile Developer Program (PDP). The purpose of the program is to provide developers with PowerFile’s Software Developer Kit (SDK) and developer technical support to help create and integrate custom software solutions for PowerFile’s CD/DVD jukebox products. Visit the PowerFile Web site for details.
DataShell 1.2, a driver solution that lets FutureBASIC^3 developers use Valentina XCMD in their applications is now available from MacBrowse. The update features an improved parameter cache system and is slightly faster than previous versions. XCMD is an object-relational, SQL-powered database engine. DataShell 1.2 comes with a full reference manual, example projects, and product demos, and is available direct from MacBrowse.com for US$49.95.
TriVectus has released SuperLock Lite 4.0.2, their slimmed-down version of the Mac security utility, SuperLock Pro. The update resolves several bugs and makes the utility Mac OS 9.1 compatible.
MyMacCareer.com has launched what it describes as “the most comprehensive career management site on the Internet for Macintosh professionals.” The site connects Mac-focused companies with Mac professionals. Built entirely on Apple technologies, MyMacCareer has chosen WebObjects Application Server and Mac OS-X Server for deployment of their Career Site.
Total Training has released an all-new training series Creating Web Graphics with Adobe Photoshop 6.