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:: Friday, July 07, 2000 ::
webreview.com - Taming the XML Beast
This Swiki page has some cool Screenshots of Squeak!
David Gelernter waxes philosophical, again: The Second Coming -- a Manifesto.
The main index to Xerox PARC publications.
Xerox PARC parc historical publications - the "blue and white series," etc. The archive contains many viewable, downloadable, & printable papers.
A Swiki page on the Squeak port of Kent Beck's SUnits Testing Framework.
Lex Spoon is doing a Bottom-up Squeak Port of the Refactoring Browser.
PDFTOHTML - an open-source PDF-to-HTML converter
Some references on 3Dsia::: Thursday, July 06, 2000 ::
WGET for Windows
The project page and home page for the ANSI-ST-tests Project at SourceForge.
The XML Cover Pages presents itself as "a comprehensive online reference work for the Extensible Markup Language (XML) and its parent, the Standard Generalized Markup Language (SGML)." It is sponsored by the Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards (OASIS).
Good XML resource: xmlhack: developer news from the XML community.
XML Zone is an XML starter & reference link site associated with Dev-X.:: Wednesday, July 05, 2000 ::
The new Pythonlabs site!
Some resources on Sir D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson and his classic book, On Growth and Form:
Another Kegel resource: Using TrueType Fonts with Red Hat Linux.
Dan Kegel's Web Hostel has lots of nitty-gritty Linux resources, including The C10K problem, which includes lots of information worth knowing when trying to deal with Jabber's current limitations. There is a link to an article, Accept() scalability on Linux, that discusses the "thundering herd" problem.
Yea! Now we have The Jabber Programmers Guide!
XML.com - Getting Started with XML Programming and Getting Started with XML Programming, Part II use Perl to introduce XML-based programming. The appendices point to some useful Perl modules for XML processing.