Monday, November 22, 2004
FreedomAudio is a Web-page streaming audio player. Using FreedomAudio you can develop custom sites with features like Shoutcast and Live365. FreedomAudio is ideal for Distance-Learning applications. FreedomAudio's XML playlist support and XML/audio data streaming support permit the synchronous display of additional Web content as audio plays. FreedomAudio technology includes live audio and image (webcam) capture and M-JPEG video streaming playback. Peer-to-peer audio streaming is under test that promises to permit anyone to become a Web broadcaster.
Experienced software tester Michael Kelly provides some good suggestions on how testers can get and share information with developers, to improve collaboration and make better programs with less struggle.
Wednesday, November 17, 2004
Microsoft Office 2003's big claim to fame -- at least as far as I was concerned -- was the addition of support for XML. As far as Word 2003 is concerned, this support for falls into two categories: the ability to edit XML documents, and the ability to save an actual Word Document in WordProcessingML (AKA WordML), which enables you to preserve all of the formatting and other information you need to recreate the Word document later. ...
Monday, November 15, 2004
SON: Daddy, how was I born? DAD: Ah, very well, my son, one day you need to find out anyway! Mom and Dad got together in a chat room on MSN. Dad set up a date via e-mail with your mom and we met at a cybercafe. We snuck into a secluded room, and then your mother downloaded from dad's memory stick. As soon as dad was ready for an upload, it was discovered that neither one of us had used a firewall. Since it was too late to hit the delete button, nine months later the blessed virus appeared. And that's the story.
Sunday, November 07, 2004
eXist is an Open Source native XML database featuring efficient, index-based XQuery processing, automatic indexing, extensions for full-text search, XUpdate support and tight integration with existing XML development tools.