Even PC users concede that the Mac's great for art, graphics and design. But packed into even a tiny Mac Mini is everything that is needed to run a business on—host a web site, share your ideas, create a community, market your services, execute transactions, account for cash flows, coordinate a project team, share calendars, etc.
There's a whole lot of powerful technologies built into every Mac - Apache, WebDav, Postfix, SMTP, POP, IMAP, Fetchmail, iCal, MySQL, SQLite, SSL, DNS, SSH, PHP, LDAP. That's enough to help even a small company with limited resources to outperform bigger, better-endowed competition.
All we need is a way to turn them on.
Our projects focus on this theme - helping ordinary Mac, iPhone and iPad users unlock the full potential of their machines.
Why do we do it ?
A full-featured, accrual-based double-entry accounting system. Create unlimited levels for the Chart of Accounts. Auto postings and rollbacks. Balance Sheet and Profit & Loss reporting. Tracks receipts, disbursements, receivables, payables, and Statement of Accounts. Supports multiple currencies, calculates forex gain or loss. Emphasises accuracy, data verification, auditability and traceability. And more. Runs on Snow Leopard, Lion and Mountain Lion.
Helps Mac users set up a totally buzzword-compliant mail server in less than a minute, the Mac Way. It sets up SMTP, UW/IMAP, POP3, and Fetchmail services, with or without SSL, SMTP-authentication for the Postfix client & server, Virtual Alias Domains, IPv6 over SSL for POP and IMAP, Real-time BlackLists, alternate port nos, mail queue management, etc. In Tiger, Leopard, Snow Leopard, Lion and Mountain Lion versions.
Configures OS X's built-in web server to support WebDAV, PHP, and SSL. With WebDAV turned on, your web server acts like an iDisk, allowing you to connect to the WebDav folder remotely, securely, and directly from the Finder, so you can save, share, and distribute your files folders and iCal calendars. Web server log can be monitored remotely. Available in Tiger, Leopard,Snow Leopard, Lion and Mountain Lion versions.
Sets up a fully functional Domain Name Server on Mac OS X with just one click. It is able to handle multiple virtual domains, multiple sub-nets, aliases, MX records, reverse pointer and CNAME records, and secondary name servers - all from one convenient single window. Available in Tiger, Leopard,Snow Leopard, Lion and Mountain Lion versions.
DNS Agent monitors the IP address of the machine it is running on and updates the DNS Server managing the domain name of that machine with its latest IP address, whenever that address changes. It is suitable for use in machines with dynamically assigned IP address, to keep its domain name in sync with its IP address at all times. DNS Agent is able to update two kinds of DNS Servers - BIND name servers set up by DNS Enabler for Snow Leopard, and dyndns.com servers, if the user has an account with dyndns.com. Available in Snow Leopard, Lion and Mountain Lion versions.
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Helps Mac users set up a totally-functional buzzword-compliant mail server in less than a minute, the Mac Way. Enables SMTP, POP3, IMAP, SMTP-Authentication, SSL, etc. It's the precursor of MailServe but it doesn't include Fetchmail. This version runs on Tiger and Panther, but not on Leopard.
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Liya accesses 3 database systems - MySQL 5.x, PostgreSQL 9.0.x and SQLite3 - using one single interface. Create and alter databases, tables and contents. Access any number of databases simultaneously. Drag and drop table structures, field definitions & data rows between them, even across database systems. For Lion and Mountain Lion and at the Mac App Store.
We have 1-click MySQL 5.5.27 & PostgreSQL 9.2.1 database installers for both Mac OS X 10.7 Lion and 10.8 Mountain Lion (64 bit Intel only). Just click on their respective icons, above, to download.
Activate and configure the built-in LDAP server on Mac OS X with just one click. Once enabled, you can use the LDAP server to store contacts information that will show up on any Mac (and iPhone), and keep them updated from one central point. Available for Leopard & Snow Leopard and for Mountain Lion.
We also have a MariaDB ver 5.5.25 installer for Mac OS X Mountain Lion. Just click on the MariaDB badge, above, to download.
Luca for the iPhone
Luca for the iPhone allows Luca Accounting users to access a subset of their data, e.g., Trial Balance, Profit & Loss and Balance Sheet reports, while on the move, from the iPhone - if they had chosen to store their Luca database in either MySQL or PostgreSQL. Available now on the App Store.
"We've always tried to be at the intersection of technology and liberal arts, to be able to get the best of both, to make extremely advanced products from a technology point of view, but also have them be intuitive, easy to use, fun to use, so that they really fit the users—the users don't have to come to them, they come to the user."
—Steve Jobs, Apple (WWDC 2010).
Liya for the iPhone & the iPad
Liya for the iPhone (and for the iPad) connects to MySQL and PostgreSQL databases, and allows iOS users to access and edit the database contents (though not the database structure, or at least not yet). Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Find them at the App Store.