Blog - 2007
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By: J. Alan Bird
Today (21 December 2007) I am attending the Tokyo 10th XML Developers day. This is an annual event, held in Japanese, with latest news from the Japanese XML developers community. The event is organized by Murakta-san. The presentations are of a great variety, providing both technical and rather "political" aspects of XML trends. Below is a summary of the talks, focusing on the technical aspects.
By: Karl Dubost
The Web exists because people wanted to connect to each others and share. They got involved. The first Web site was a kind of blog written by Tim Berners-Lee. People were experimenting, implementing, writing manual and tutorials. Tim was announcing the new servers that you could count each month on your fingers. You too can be part of it.
Widgets provide front-ends to all kinds of information sources on the Web; several thousand are available for download. Obviously, the use of Web technologies has been a huge success here, enabling people to adapt their programming experience from the Web to their local platform. With the Web programming platform, though, come the Web's programming practices and security issues, sometimes with more serious consequences than before.
By: Noah Mendelsohn
The Architecture of the World Wide Web includes a section on extensibility and versioning of languages and data formats. The TAG is having second thoughts about the suggestion that all data formats SHOULD provide for version identification. Sometimes it is a good thing to do, but sometimes not.
By: Dan Connolly
To make the distance to home when I travel a little shorter, for my birthday I got one of these digital picture frames. With a little fiddling, I got the picture and music features working, but I'm stumped on...
By: Karl Dubost
I have to admit something, sometimes I'm a bum. It's why I like tools which makes my life easier. I had written in the past that RDF is for the lazy person. I like also the LogValidator because it helps...