A new release of Goliath has been released. Version 0.82 is currently a classic MacOS release only and includes initial support for Apple's iDisk services. Also included are bug fixes for connecting to WebRFM and for authenticating with proxy servers.
Also released is an experimental version of Goliath that handles MacOS Resource forks. Downloads are available for Version 0.9-experimental for Classic MacOS as well as a version for Carbon and MacOS X. This test version is not recommended for day to day and for production use.
Goliath is an application that creates and edits websites. It uses a technology called WebDAV (frequently called Web Folders) to make changes to the files stored on web servers. It was the first application to implement WebDAV on the Macintosh. Goliath exposes functionality similar to that found in the Windows version of Internet Explorer 5 plus many other features that are unique to the Mac.
With Goliath, users can:
Planned features for future versions of Goliath include:
Copying Files from a Web Server
This release has been tested against the following WebDAV servers
This application requires a PowerPC based Macintosh running MacOS 8.1 or higher.
An installer for the latest version (0.82) of this application can be downloaded here (approx 2.1 MB BinHex encoded Installer).
For those who are technically inclined, the source code can be found here (approx 190 kb Stuff-It archive). In order to build this software, both CodeWarrior Pro 6.1 and version 1.8.2 of the DAVLib library are required.
An archive of older installations of goliath is here
Online help is installed with Goliath. These help files can also be found on the web at http://www.webdav.org/goliath/help0.7
A mailing list has been created to discuss Goliath specifically and WebDAV on the Mac in general. Information about this mailing list can be found at http://mailman.lyra.org/mailman/listinfo/goliath. A Goliath FAQ is also available.
This software is released under the GNU General Public License, version 2.0 or above.
You can contact me by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
Please report any defects discovered in this software.
(c)1999-2001, Thomas Bednarz. All Rights Reserved
Last updated on 11/23/2001