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Using csh and tcsh
Company: O'Reilly & Associates (Sebastopol, CA)
Telephone: (707) 829-0515 (800) 998-9938 in US & Canada
Fax: (707) 829-0104
Description: Available now by Paul DuBois, this is the latest Nutshell Handbook for Unix users. csh (C shell) is the standard shell, or command interpreter, on most Unix systems, and tcsh is an enhanced version that's freely available. This book focuses on improving efficiency by using these shells interactively at the command line, rather than writing shell scripts. Interactive use is also emphasized over scripting and programming because such tasks are better done with a different shell, such as sh (the Bourne shell) or a language like Perl. 242 pages, ISBN: 1-56592-132-1
Company: Interactive Marketing Communications
Telephone: (714) 489-8649
Fax: (714) 489-9752
Description: A working summit for Web content creators and application developers will be held Dec. 4-6 at the San Francisco Hilton & Towers. Initial WebINNOVATION sponsors include Silicon Graphics and Netscape. The conference is produced by Interactive Marketing Communications, which also runs the Conference on Interactive Marketing and Camp Internet.
AM:PM Distributed Resource Management System
(Starts at $70,000 incl. software & bundled implementation services)
Company: Tangram Enterprise Solutions, Inc. (Raleigh, NC)
Telephone: (800) 4TANGRAM; (919) 851-6000
Fax: (919) 851-6004
Platforms: Management Platforms (Control Points): Solaris (SPARC) as well as HP-UX, AIX, OpenServer, MVS, and NetWare Server and Workstation Platforms (Nodes): Solaris (SPARC) as well as HP-UX, OpenServer, AIX, NetWare, Windows NT, Windows, DOS, OS/2, and Macintosh
Description: An automated management system that includes software distribution and installation, data distribution and collection, asset management, and remote resource management. The new Solaris control point can be integrated into any network through middleware that runs on top of the existing network protocols, thus avoiding the need of installing TCP/IP on DOS, Windows and OS/2 clients, Tangram claims.
(Sun versions of Acrobat Exchange 2.1, expected to be available in October 1995, are priced at $295. Adobe Acrobat Pro 2.1 for Sun, expected to be available in October 1995 is $1,895.)
Company: Adobe Systems Inc.
Telephone: (415) 962-6060
Platforms: Sun OS 4.1.3 and higher, Sun Solaris 2.3 and 2.4, HP-UX 9.0.3 and above and 10.0 family, Silicon Graphics IRIX 5.3-5.x, Microsoft Windows NT, Windows 95, and Windows 3.1, Macintosh and native Power Macintosh.
Description: The Acrobat Portable Document Format (PDF) allows users to read complex electronic documents using Windows, Macintosh, and major Unix computers. Acrobat 2.1 adds the ability to embed live URLs in PDF documents.
ClearHelpdesk help desk management system
Company: Clarify Inc. (San Jose, CA)
Telephone: (408) 428-2000
Fax: (408) 428-0633
Platforms: Sun/SPARC servers running Solaris; desktops running Windows or Unix/Motif; Oracle and Sybase
Description: The ClearHelpdesk, designed for use in large and dynamic corporate environments, is based on an client/server architecture. Features include customizable configuration, use of commercial databases, case-based reasoning, and workflow automation. Uses include tracking, problem management, and trend analysis reports.
Company: JYACC, Inc. (New York, NY)
Telephone: (800) 458-3313 (212)-267-7722
Fax: (212) 608-6753
Platforms: cross-platform (over 100 platforms and operating environments including Solaris and SunOS)
Description: This application development environment interfaces with more than 20 database engines, has automatic SQL generation for most database operations, and enables definition and control of widget attributes by setting properties, not coding. JAM scales from single-tier trough three-tier application architectures and from standalone through large team development.
SM-archNT backup/retrieval system
($1,000 per NT server version; $250 per client)
Company: Software Moguls, Inc. (Minnetonka, MN)
Telephone: (612) 932-6733
Fax: (612) 933-8942
Platforms: Windows 3.1, 3.51, Solaris 1 and 2 and other Unix
Description: A client/server backup/retrieval system that provides distributed backup with single point of control.
Company: Step Tools, Inc. (Troy, NY)
Telephone: (518) 276-2848
Fax: (518) 276-8471
Platforms: Sun Solaris, Silicon Graphics, Windows NT
Description: An interactive, 3D visualization tool to display the geometry of STEP models (the International STandard for the Exchange of Product Data). It can display all classes of STEP geometry, including class six solid models, and allows users to repair the topology of STEP boundary representation models, reducing development time for STEP programmers as they debug STEP databases and applications.
TrueTalk 1.0 Text-To-Speech (TTS) system for Unix
Company: Entropic Research Laboratory, Inc. (Washington, DC)
Telephone: (202) 547-1420
Fax: (202) 546-6648
Platforms: Sun SPARCstation 2, 5, 10, or 20 with SunOS 4.1.3 or Solaris 2.4; and SGI Indy, Indigo, or Indigo2 with IRIX 5.2.
Description: A software-only text-to-speech synthesis product built by Entropic using technology developed at AT&T Bell Laboratories. TrueTalk promises improved clarity, naturalness, intelligibility, and control as compared with available commercial text-to-speech systems. TrueTalk is available as Personal TrueTalk, for individual use on workstations, and as Developer TrueTalk, for use in software projects with voice-output requirements. Demonstrations are available by WWW or by downloading a Personal TrueTalk demo. See http://www.entropic.com/ttdemo.html or ftp://ftp.entropic.com/pub/truetalk/README.ptt.
(Introductory price of $3,500)
Company: Sense8 Corp. (Mill Valley, CA)
Telephone: (415) 331-6318
Fax: (415) 331-9148
Platforms: Sun SPARCstation ZX and 20 SX, DEC Alpha, HP workstations, SGI, Windows 95, Windows NT, Windows 3.1, Evans & Sutherland Freedom Series
Description: A virtual reality and visual simulation development tool that allows interactive world creation wtihout the need for C programming. For non-programmers, it provides a virtual reality and visual simulation toolkit. For C programmers, World Up's interactive development environment allows users to modify real-time object behavior and scene characteristics while the simulation is running.
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