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XForms Enters Last Call

The W3C XForms Working Group has released a new Last Call Working Draft of XForms 1.0. Feedback is requested at www-forms-editor@w3.org.A changelog indicates that most of the changes from the previous version were minor editorial issues and clarifications. More detailed information on the di


Getting Fancy with FOP

By Kurt Cagle – As with so many other terms, FOP has resurfaced with a different meaning—as an acronym for the Formatting-Object Processor, part of the Open Source Apache Project. The FOP processor performs an interesting stunt: it converts an XSL-FO file into an Adobe Postscript Description Format


Digging Animation

The Web has been constantly evolving since it appeared about a decade ago. The days of plain text web sites are largely gone now and, among other things, vector graphics have become an increasingly common part of web pages. SWF, better known as the format used by Macromedia Flash, has become the med