Saturday, February 28, 2009

Mixed IT news

Short markup language
''The Short Markup Language provides a convenient shorthand for authoring and editing XML documents. Any SML document can be converted to XML and back without loss of Info-Set data or formatting. The notation can also be used on its own, using the SAX and DOM parsers.'' [source]

''JavaFX is a rich client platform for building cross-device applications and content. Designed to enable easy creation and deployment of rich internet applications (RIAs) with immersive media and content, the JavaFX platform ensures that RIAs look and behave consistently across diverse form factors and devices.'' [source]

A nice font for programmers

''Qi4j is a framework for domain centric application development, including evolved concepts from AOP, DI and DDD.'' [source]

''A large screen allows more to be presented at once, but it requires more movement of the mouse as applications need more/less room. ... XMonad solves this by allowing you to answer the question: how do you want your windows arranged? Then it moves them around for you. Switching layouts is fast, as is choosing which windows are important.'' [source]

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