Macstl 0.1.1, a new C++ source library, is now available from
Pixelglow Software. It lets you program with Mac OS X concepts and technologies using templates.
Macstl features a new implementation of std::valarray optimized for the Altivec (or, in Apple’s nomenclature, the Velocity Engine). It runs inline arithmetic 7.76x faster than gcc 3.1 and inline transcendentals 14.21x faster than gcc 3.1, achieved by “ruthlessly rooting out redundant loads and stores,” according
to MacTech magazine.
MySQL Studio 4.2.4
PremiumSoft has released MySQL Studio 4.2.4, the latest version of the MySQL Database GUI (graphical user interface) Admin Tool for administrating and monitoring MySQL server on Mac OS X platform. The new version improves support for MySQL 4.x and enhances MySQL Connection settings and backup. An evaluation version of PremiumSoft MySQL Studio is
available for download and is compatible with Mac OS X 10.1 or later.
Tcl scripting languages 8.4.4
The Tcl Core Team has announced the 8.4.4 releases of the Tcl scripting language and the Tk toolkit. Tool Command Language (Tcl) is an interpreted language and a portable interpreter for that language. Tk is a portable GUI toolkit for Tcl that allows for the dynamic creation of graphical interfaces that run on Mac, Windows, UNIX and other platforms. Tcl/Tk 8.4.4 sources are freely available as open source from the
Tcl Developer Xchange Web site.