Query failed: connection to localhost:9312 failed (errno=111, msg=Connection refused). NEXT...a first - General Discussion Discussions on AppleInsider Forums Toggle navigation All Forums Recent Posts Sign In NEXT...a first ast3r3x Posted: September 29, 2002 9:19PM in General Discussion edited January 2014 i know this is apple insider but apple and NEXT always seemed close to me...probably because of jobs.What are some thigns that NEXT invented that are used now days. Comments Reply 1 of 4 mafiamac Posts: 66member September 29, 2002 9:22PM Well, they made a cube shaped computer called the NeXT Cube...Apple made the G4 Cube.I know NeXT made software that is seen in different froms today, I just do not know too much about it. Reply 2 of 4 steve Posts: 523member September 29, 2002 9:33PM Ahem. Cocoa? The Dock? Half of OS X is from Nextstep. Reply 3 of 4 ast3r3x Posts: 5,012member September 29, 2002 9:38PM Did they do something with OOP (object oriented proramming?) Reply 4 of 4 buonrotto Posts: 6,368member September 29, 2002 9:51PM That would be OpenStep, basically Cocoa without the Java. But didn't they have some sort of enterprise system somewhere between WebObjects (which is also theirs) and OpenStep, something about EOF or EOL? Their e-mail app was considered top-notch, allowing voice and video e-mail for whatever that was worth at the time.The WWW protocol was created using NeXT stuff.Let's not forget the death of the floppy! [ 09-29-2002: Message edited by: BuonRotto ]</p> Sign In or Register to comment.