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TidBITS#309/08-Jan-96

Welcome to 1996! In this issue we being you news on updates to RAM Doubler, Fetch, and Netscape Navigator, plus some pre-Macworld highlights and info on Roaster, the first Java development system for the Mac. Also, Adam reviews recent developments with the Newton MessagePad, Tonya takes a look at the Macintosh Software Update Report, and we round out the issue with an overview of two new Internet scripting technologies for the Mac.

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Web Issues on Hiatus

Web Issues on Hiatus -- Due to life changes and moving on the part of Bill Murphy, who translates TidBITS issues from setext to HTML for posting on the Dartmouth site, recent issues haven't appeared there

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Please Feed the Nerds

Please Feed the Nerds -- Macworld Expo attendees may wish to check out BMUG's free rent-a-nerd service. You can participate as either a nerd or as a user seeking assistance

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RAM Doubler 1.6.1 Update

RAM Doubler 1.6.1 Update -- Late last month, Connectix released an updater to version 1.6.1 of RAM Doubler. This update addresses a freeze during boot on some configurations using SCSI Manager 4.3.1, and is compatible with ALSoft DiskExpressII 2.20 and the PowerBook 190

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Java Roaster to Ship

Java Roaster to Ship -- Natural Intelligence has announced plans to ship Developer Release 1 of Roaster, the first available integrated Java development system for the Macintosh, this week at the Macworld Expo in San Francisco

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Fetch 3.0.1b1

Fetch 3.0.1b1 -- In TidBITS-307 we mentioned that Fetch 3.0 has problems on 68000-based Macs (the Plus, SE, Classic, and PowerBook 100) and truncates some files uploaded on machines running Open Transport

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Newton News

Over the past few months, several interesting events have happened in the world of the Newton, and since no Newton experts have stepped forward to discuss them, I figured I would

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Macs Scripting the Net

If you've heard anything at all about hot, emerging technologies shaping the future of the Internet, you've heard about Java, a platform-independent programming language developed by Sun Microsystems