This page may slowly acquire an organized scrapbook of
information and references on software development
Directories of computer and software companies
- GIF files and animated GIF files
Internet programming articles from
- Internet fundamentals
- Security issues
- "Security in Online Games" by Andrew & Christopher Kirmse
A basic introduction to common problems and approaches to solving them.
I think it's from an article by
in Windows Developer's Journal,
December (?) 1996.
for Windows NT.
"DBWIN32 is a debug message catching utility for the Window's NT operating
system. Similar to the 16 bit DBWIN utility it can capture output
generated by NT programs using the
under MFC). It provides an MDI interface where each process displays its
output in its own window."
Available on CompuServe's MSWIN32 forum, Library 11, as DBWIN32.ZIP.
LODPRF32 by Matt Pietrek.
From Microsoft Systems Journal, July 1995.
Reports DLL loading and DLL preferred addresses
as well as
Available as of August 1995 from CompuServe's MSL-1 area
Indexed by Microsoft as S15310.
Source code included.
Windows API issues
- Windows hooks
- Win32s issues
Q131896: Win32s limitations
- A* algorithms (path selection)
File formats: documentation, viewing, conversion
- PDF format (Adobe Acrobat)
- Adobe Corporation products, including Acrobat, Distiller,
Illustrator, PageMaker, and Photoshop
PDF Design XTension for Quark XPress.
"Using the XTension, a user can create projects of QuarkXPress documents.
For instance, a large book publisher very likely
creates a QuarkXPress document for each chapter rather than the
entire book in a single document. Using PDF Design XTension,
these individual documents are grouped into a PDF file and
treated as a single document."
Postscript file viewers from GNU can also save files in PDF format.
PostScript (by Adobe)
- Microsoft Word
Word View 97,
available free from Microsoft, can display and print Microsoft Word documents.
It can also export documents or portions to the clipboard.
C and C++
by Victor R. Volkman.
This column in the
C/C++ Users Journal
lists C and C++ source code and development tools available
as freeware and shareware on the Internet.
This page lists the references, but is ten months out of date
as of 8 November 1997.
Fortran and Ratfor
Cobalt Blue, Inc. (Clyde Lightfoot)
-- Fortran maintenance and source code conversion software,
including FOR_C, a Fortran-to-C converter.
They used to make RTC, a Ratfor-to-C converter.
They were located in San Jose, CA, in the mid-1980s.
OpenNT by Softway Systems
-- A relatively complete version of Unix
operating as a kernel-level subsystem of Microsoft Windows NT.
- MacFixIt --
"Troubleshooting Solutions for the Macintosh".
With news and commentary too.
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