With a no-show projector, one of Adam’s recent user group presentations almost suffered a Keynote-free passing. Fortunately, it’s not that easy to thwart a geek: read on for Adam’s camera-inspired save! Also in this issue, Kirk McElhearn flexes his organizational and creative muscles with Inspiration 7. In the news, we note the releases of Bare Bones Software’s TextWrangler 1.0, REALbasic 5.0, and the important AirPort Extreme 5.0.3 firmware update.
Bare Bones Rustles Up TextWrangler 1.0 -- Bare Bones Software has released Text Wrangler 1.0, a $50 general-purpose text editor without the extensive feature set (particularly the HTML features) or $180 price of its highly regarded sibling BBEdit
AirPort Extreme 5.0.3 Firmware Update -- Apple has released a 1 MB firmware update for the new AirPort Extreme Base Station, fixing a number of problems
REALbasic Turns 5.0 -- REAL Software has released version 5.0 of REALbasic, its flagship programming environment for making Classic, Mac OS X, and Windows applications
A couple of weeks ago I gave a presentation to the Metropolitan New York Macintosh Alliance (MetroMac) and the Long Island Macintosh Users Group (LIMac)
Looking back through the TidBITS archives, it's interesting to how many appearances Inspiration has made. The first review, by Adam Engst in 1992, looked mostly at the outline functions