New Product Announcements: July 29, 2003
New products and updates are released everyday. You don't want to miss a cool tool that can save you hours of coding... or fun. Sometimes it's hard to keep up with all of the current announcements. That is where Developer.com and Gamelan.com can help. We will keep you up to date on announcements geared towards the programmer market.
The P2V Assistant takes a snapshot of an existing physical system and
transforms it into a VMware virtual machine, eliminating the need to
and reconfigure complex application environments. The P2V Assistant is used
primarily to speed up the server consolidation process, especially when
migrating legacy systems onto newer hardware, as well as for debugging of
production systems and cost-effective disaster recovery.
Apache HTTP Server 1.3.28The Apache Software Foundation and The Apache Server Project
This version of Apache is principally a bug and security fix release.
A partial summary of the bug fixes is given at the end of this
A full listing of changes can be found in the CHANGES file. Of
particular note is that 1.3.28 addresses and fixes 3 potential
lcdplugin 0.6.3 alpha
This Winamp plugin displays status information on various LCD/VFD modules. A
menu provides access to playlists, song titles, albums, artists, disk
browsing and much more. Several input methods allow to control the menu and
Winamp itself. 0.6.3a is a new alpha release and includes many bug fixes and
two new major features: Custom character map for each LCD and dynamic menus.
Please see the release notes for the full list of new features and bugfixes.
Privoxy default.action 1.7
Privoxy is a web proxy with advanced filtering capabilities for protecting
privacy, filtering web page content, managing cookies, controlling access,
and removing ads, banners, pop-ups and other obnoxious junk. It is based on
the Internet Junkbuster.
MinGW - Minimalist GNU for Windows: import libraries and header files for
use with GCC to build native Windows applications; now with added extentions
to the MSVC runtime to support C99 functionality.
Free Pascal Compiler 1.0.10
Version 1.0.10 of FPC has been released and uploaded to SourceForge. This
will be the last 1.0.x version; we will now concentrate on the 1.1 branch,
which will end in 1.2 or 2.0. The Free Pascal Compiler is a 32-bit Pascal
Compiler for AmigaOS, DOS, Linux, *BSD, OS/2 and Win32; semantically
compatible with Borland Pascal 7 with additional features such as operator
overloading. The compiler itself is written in Pascal.
This release features OpenFT and Gnutella plugins as
part of the standard distribution distribution. Be sure to read the
QUICKSTART file available in the tarball for information on how to begin
Tkfp Windows 14
Tk_familypractice is a clinical Medical Records system, written mostly in
Tcl/Tk. Some C, C++, PYTHON, PERL. For Family Physicians, Pediatricians,
Internists or Primary Care. Used in a 4 doctor group for 5 years. Network
enabled. Tk GUI and web browser based interfaces. HCFA1500 claim form.
Another new Windows version. Using the file notebook_start2.tcl, you can run
all the windows now inside a tabbed notebook. The look and feel is now
exactly the same as the Linux version.
PMD is a Java source code analyzer. It finds unused variables, empty catch
blocks, unnecessary object creation, and so forth. This release supports PMD
QmailAdmin is a web interface for managing email addresses in virtual
domains created by Vpopmail. This release includes more cleanup as we get
closer to a stable release. Functional changes: works with non-idx version
of ezmlm again, updated Japanese translation.
wlandscape 1.0 build 0461
wlandscape 1.0 build 0461 is out with quite a few important bugs fixed and a
lot of improvements added. Build 0461 introduces many new features. We have
added the support of MapBlast again and integrated an offline browsing tool.
From the developers point of view it is believed to be fairly stable.
Wlandscape is a tool for collecting and visualizing access point data of
public wireless networks in order to share it with anyone. The collected
data is shown in really good maps and of course all for free. Wlandscape is
free because it is released under the GNU General Public License.
Developed by the Web Technology Group at Appalachian State University,
phpWebSite provides a complete web site content management system. All
client output is XHTML 1.0 and meets the W3C's Web Accessibility Initiative
requirements. phpWebSite version 0.9.3 addresses stability problems from
0.9.2. There have also been many updates to resolve usability issues.
Included with this release is a docbook user manual for end-users and a
skeleton module for developers.
phpMyAdmin 2.5.2 released
The phpMyAdmin development team welcomes you to update to the latest version. We think that all issues of the June security alert have been addressed (see FAQ 8.1). phpMyAdmin is a tool written in PHP intended to handle the administration of MySQL over the http://www. Currently it can create and drop databases, create/drop/alter tables, delete/edit/add fields, execute any SQL statement, manage keys on fields.
BEA WebLogic Platform 8.1BEA
With this week's 8.1 release of the WebLogic Platform, BEA delivers a
unified platform to seamlessly converge the processes of building and
integrating enterprise applications . enabling companies to realize faster
time-to-value on their mission-critical business integration projects.
XML RenderKit for JavaServer. FacesOrbeon
The XML RenderKit for JavaServer Faces brings Model 2X to JSF and allows developers to style JSF components using XML transformation languages such as XSLT. It can be installed with the JavaServer Faces Reference Implementation Early Access 4. The source code is available under a triple free software license: MPL 1.1, GPL 2.0 and LGPL 2.1. It comes with examples running on most Servlet containers, including Tomcat and WebLogic.
Multimodal Toolkit for WebSphere StudioIBM
The first developer environment based on the XHTML+Voice (X+V)
specification, the Multimodal Toolkit for WebSphere Studio is designed for
creating multimodal user interfaces. It also allows developers to rapidly
convert voice only and Web only applications into multimodal applications.
The X+V specification comprises XHTML and VoiceXML, the most commonly used
languages for Web and speech development, and was jointly submitted to the
W3C by IBM, Motorola and Opera.
Version 2.0 of its Open XML Framework (OXF)Orbeon
This new version boosts enterprise XML-based integration, Web application development, and delivers standard Java 2 Enterprise Edition (J2EE) applications which run on any application server. Version 2.0 includes major enhancements that make OXF the most productive and elegant way to integrate disparate systems and build reliable enterprise Web applications.
NetZoomAV solutionAltima Technologies, Inc.
Using the NetZoomAV solution, Audio/Video equipment manufacturers,
integrators, designers, consultants, installers, helpdesk, sales and
marketing teams, resellers, and distributors can produce accurate and
detailed Audio/Video system drawings in Microsoft Visio. products quickly
and easily. NetZoomAV seamlessly integrates with Microsoft Visio. extending
the Visio application to produce professional-looking diagrams and
Subscriptions for www.AVStencils.com are introductory priced at $299.00 USD and may be purchased on-line or by contacting Altima directly. Subscriptions are valid for 12 months and enable users to download any stencils and request additional shapes for free 24/7/365 using the on-line system.
RoboDemo FLA ModuleeHelp Corporation
The RoboDemo FLA Module automatically launches Macromedia Flash MX from
RoboDemo, making it simple for users to export their RoboDemo project into
Macromedia Flash. RoboDemo frames are converted into movie clips and
inserted into the Macromedia Flash MX timeline. Objects on a RoboDemo frame
automatically become individually labeled layers. The Macromedia Flash
library is automatically populated with folders containing all of the
objects and images from the RoboDemo project. Objects that can be imported
and edited in Macromedia Flash MX include:
The RoboDemo FLA Module is $99 when purchased with RoboDemo, or $149 purchased separately.