Sunday, March 30, 2003

BlogShares - Weblog Ranking

Just found BlogShares through a Message on Matthew Langham's Radio Weblog.
Seems that nobody has discovered my Weblog yet :-(

Twingle - A Mozilla-based CMS Client

Just found Twingle on Guido Casper's Radio Weblog.
It's a Mozilla based CMS client which communicates via WebDAV and aims to be independent of any particular CMS.

sunBow 1.0 released

sunBow 1.0 has been released on Martin Dulisch's Radio Weblog.
sunBow is a collection of Eclipse (2.1) plugins that make it easier to develop Cocoon based applications and XML solutions in general.

Thursday, March 27, 2003

ContentEditable in Mozilla

ContentEditable in Mozilla is a standards-based implementation of 'contentEditable' in Mozilla.
It allows to edit HTML pages directly in the browser.

Wednesday, March 26, 2003

Web Usability Tests

Usability News 5.1 2003 of the Software Usability Research Laboratory (SURL) brings some usability tests about:
* Paging vs. Scolling
* Breadcrumb Navigation
* Cascading vs. Indexed Menu Design

Tuesday, March 25, 2003

PMD/CPD - Finding copied and pasted code

PMD/CPD - Finding copied and pasted code in Java source code.
This gives you a good indication about how poor your OOD is ;-)

Thursday, March 20, 2003 now provides RSS feeds for projects now provides RSS feeds for projects.
This document explains everything you should know about it.

Wednesday, March 19, 2003

OpenOffice2HTML XSLT Stylesheets

Here are XSLT stylesheets available, which can transform OpenOffice documents into HTML for displaying in a web browser.

Sunday, March 16, 2003

Thinlet GUI Toolkit

Thinlet is a GUI toolkit, a single Java class, parses the hierarchy and properties of the GUI, handles user interaction, and calls business logic. Separates the graphic presentation (described in an XML file) and the application methods (written as Java code).

Its compressed size is 28KB, and it is LGPL licensed.

Thinlet runs with Java 1.1 (browsers' default JVM) to 1.4, Personal Java, Personal (Basis) Profile, and MIDP. Swing isn't required.

Friday, March 14, 2003

Music related development (XML, Java)

MusicXML is an universal translator for common Western musical notation from the 17th century onwards.

Java Music Specification Language (JMSL) is a new Java-based development tool for experiments in algorithmic composition, live performance, and intelligent instrument design. JMSL is the evolutionary successor to Hierarchical Music Specification Language (HMSL).

Project XEMO is an open source, modular software environment for the development and delivery of interactive music, audio and sound applications. It is written in Java and runs on Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X.

Friday, March 07, 2003

The Jesktop Project

The Jesktop project is a desktop system written in Java that can have GUI applications installed into it. It is dependant upon Avalon which is a server framework from Apache.

Monday, March 03, 2003


Sarissa is a cross browser JavaScript API for DOM extentions. It can be used to do move XSLT transformations (e.g. for Cocoon) to the browser.