2009-11-05: Dejal Simon Standard & BlogAssist featured in TheMacBundles

Summary:

Dejal Systems, LLC today announced that Dejal Simon is available as part of TheMacBundles, a bundle of great Mac products. Simon is the essential server monitoring tool for Mac OS X. It checks websites and many other kinds of services for changes or failures, with lots of notification and reporting options. Another of Dejal's products, BlogAssist, is also available in the bundle as a bonus app. BlogAssist is a handy tool tool to help with HTML markup for blog posts, replies, and elsewhere.


Portland, Oregon - Dejal Systems, LLC today announced that their flagship product, Dejal SImon, is available as part of TheMacBundles - a bundle of 12 great Mac products for just $49.95.

The bundle includes a Standard license for Simon, which normally sells for $59.95 -- a great value! What's more, the bundle also includes Dejal's BlogAssist tool as a bonus; normally $14.95.

Dejal Simon is the essential server monitoring tool for Mac OS X. It checks web pages, FTP and DNS servers, local or remote ports or volumes, and other services for changes or failures, and notifies you via e-mail, sound, speech, Twitter, SMS, HTML reports, and other means.

Add tests to Simon to track updated sites, to alert you when an important server goes down or recovers, check on Samba SMB, take periodic screenshots of the system, track posts and new comments on your or friends' blogs, check for web mail, make sure a key application is running, get notifications of updates to favorite news and entertainment websites, keep an eye on auctions, and many other uses.

Services include Web (HTTP) to check web pages (including secure ones, and supporting POST and cookies), FTP files and directory listings, DNS, Ping servers, see Twitter updates, watch a local Application, capture periodic Screenshots, watch for System Log Errors, and more. Plus, you can easily add your own services via custom port connections, AppleScripts, shell scripts, or Perl, PHP, Python, etc.

Receive notification of changes, failures, and/or recoveries via various Actions, auto-generated E-mail messages, Growl notifications, Twitter updates or direct messages, SMS messages, an audible Sound, or customizable Speech. You can use custom scripts and port sessions for notifiers too.

HTML reports allow remote viewing of a summary and/or details of Simon monitoring. Reports can be saved to a local web server, or uploaded remotely. Customizable templates (with several examples provided) allow embedding in a web page, using a compact format suitable for viewing on PDAs and cellphones, creating a RSS feed, and more.

BlogAssist, the bonus app, is a handy tool to help weblog and website editing by making HTML markup easier. BlogAssist can be accessed via a system menu, the Services menu, or a floating window. BlogAssist ships with several useful operations, including web & e-mail links, bold/italics/strikethrough/etc, LiveJournal tags, and more.

Language Support:
English, French, German; Simon also supports Japanese

Minimum Requirements:
* Mac OS X Version 10.4 or later (Snow Leopard-ready)
* Universal Binary for PowerPC and Intel

Pricing and Availability:
Both Simon Standard and BlogAssist are available as part of TheMacBundles - them and 10 other handy apps for only $49.95.

TheMacBundles
Dejal Simon 2.5.3
Dejal BlogAssist 2.2.3
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Founded by David Sinclair in 1991, Dejal Systems, LLC was originally established in New Zealand, and later moved to Portland, Oregon in 2001. With a focus on the Mac and iPhone platforms, Dejal specializes in user-friendly and flexible Cocoa-based utility software. Copyright 1991-2009 Dejal Systems, LLC. All Rights Reserved. Dejal, the Dejal logo, Simon and BlogAssist are trademarks of Dejal Systems, LLC. Apple, the Apple logo, are registered trademarks of Apple Computer in the U.S. and/or other countries.

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David Sinclair
Owner
Dejal Systems, LLC

[Press release published via prMac.]