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Rick Holzgrafe

Rick Holzgrafe

Rick Holzgrafe has programmed for a number of well-known Silicon Valley firms when he's not busy crafting shareware products.

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Power Macintosh G3: The Cannonball Express

The Cannonball Express was the fabled train that was so fast it took three men to say "Here she comes," "Here she is," and "There she goes." Computers are fast too, although unlike trains, most aren't self-propelled

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Successful Shareware, Part 4

Part one of this article (see TidBITS-395) focused on two items from my list of seven "Ps" that shareware authors must consider: Product and Patience

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Successful Shareware, Part 3

Part one of this article (see TidBITS-395) focused on two items from my list of seven "Ps" that shareware authors need to consider: Product and Patience

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Successful Shareware, Part 2

In part one of this article (see TidBITS-395), I introduced my list of seven "Ps" that shareware authors must consider when creating and marketing their products, and talked about the first two: Product and Patience

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Successful Shareware, Part 1

[Editor's note: This is the first part an article written by Rick that has appeared elsewhere on the Internet. We found it fascinating not only for the cogent advice to shareware authors but also as a personal explanation of how shareware works from the eyes of a long-time Macintosh developer

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What Good is the Help Menu?

"So what good is the Balloon Help menu? I already know how to use my Mac!" I've been hearing this question a lot lately, as I eavesdrop on the networks and bulletin boards