NewtDevEnv Information

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What's New:

What is NewtDevEnv (aka Newt)?

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Newt (aka NewtDevEnv) is an environment for developing applications using NewtonScript and saving as packages directly on your Newton.

Keywords: object-oriented programming, application development environment, NewtonScript, NTK.

Newt (and all of its associated files) is shareware. © 1993-2005. S. Weyer, All Rights Reserved Worldwide. Newt may be freely distributed on online services as long as all of the files listed are included and unmodified.

Although Apple's Newton ToolKit (NTK) should still be available for free, NewtDevEnv will still be available and maintained -- it's useful for anyone who wants to do portable or more direct prototyping, or for anyone on an old or non-Mac/non-Windows platform.

Feature Summary

New in 3.4:

For further details, see documentation below or complete revision history.

Known Problems

What You Get

The public archive file (newt-devenv-34.sit(.hqx); CIS: newt34.sit/.zip) contains:

newt34.pkg
main framework for application development in NewtonScript (1.x version; 2.x compatible)
newtdev.htm
this page
intro.htm
longer introduction
newt-faq.htm
Newt FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)
examples.htm
listing of examples available at time of release
using.htm
getting started; introductory interface description
applic0.nwt
source code for a simple Hello World application (also see NewtATut tutorial)
applic2.nwt
source code for Hello World, plus more prototypes
applic0.pkg
library plug-in with source text for applic0 (MyApp) example [FolderLib format]
applic2.pkg
library plug-in with source text for applic2 (MyApp2) example [Paperback format]
pack34.pkg
plug-in (autopart) saves Newt apps as packages
packages.htm
brief description of package functionality
plugins.htm
brief description of plug-ins functionality
newtdrw1.pkg
plug-in (autopart) turtle graphics environment
turtle.htm
using turtle graphics
graphic0.nwt
source code for a few turtle graphics methods (also see NewtTurT tutorial)
dontask.pkg
autopart to allow you to turn off annoying keyboard prompts (only needed on 1.x Newtons)
metadot1.pkg
when Smart Edit preference is on, the MetaDot plugin provides menus of functions/methods and parameters, protos and default slots and methods

Registration

If you register you also receive via downloading (or floppies):

Shareware Registration is now

$25.00 ($10 for a student)
PayPal

Where to Find Newt

Newt 3.4 (.pkg)

Newt 3.4 (.sit.hqx) [375K]

Newt 3.4 (.zip) [308K]

Newt beta versions

New beta versions are generally available only to registered users, but if there are important interim bug fixes, beta versions may appear here.

Known Problems


Last updated: 31-Jul-2012

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