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:: Friday, May 26, 2000 ::
The Tao of Programming
"XML.com - Shaken, But Not That Stirred" is an article about XML protocols. Edd Dumbill, the author, discusses some less than favorable reactions to the SOAP and XML-RPC initiatives currently being pushed by Userland, Microsoft, etc.
On Xml.com, see "XML.com - AxKit: XML Web Publishing with Apache and mod_perl," an article about AxKit, which is an open-source, mod_perl and Apache-based XML content delivery solution.
Here's a Jabber site I forgot about: Hotjabber.com.
Inevitable but some geek sites are missing::: Thursday, May 25, 2000 ::
Definitions from Jabber.org:Services (aka Agents)
Here are some key Jabber transports:
One of the better written articles on "The GIF Controversy: A Software Developer's Perspective".
Stunnel homepage and Stunnel FAQ. Stunnel is an "SSL encryption wrapper between remote client and local (inetd-startable) or remote server."
O'Reilly Network: XUL Tools and What They Mean
WebTools for Browsers: MozillaQuest: Building Your Own Browser Part I
This artical was written for VisualBasic but might have some interesting ideas for a more general approach: Create Persistent Objects With XML.:: Wednesday, May 24, 2000 ::
Inxight Software makes Site Lens and Table Lens and other hyperbolic tree-based products.:: Monday, May 22, 2000 ::
The new spec for Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP) 1.1. Also, here is the final release of SAX, version 2.
Web Workshop - Custom Error Messages with Internet Information Server 4.0
Here are some doozie error messages. Please do not do this to your users! Isys Information Architects Interface Hall of Shame. OTOH, Isys also presents Writing Effective Error Messages.
What Is...a List of Common Internet Error Messages (a Summary)
Jan Theodore Galkowski has started some Swiki pages on LiterateSqueaking. Have a look, also, at ToonTalk - Making programming child's play.