Is XML 2.0 Under Development?
In Micah Dubinko's return to the XML Annoyances banner, he speculates as to
whether the W3C is already considering whether to start work on XML 2.0. Read this
decide for yourself.
Cracks in the Foundation
Micah Dubinko takes aim at the legion of annoyances caused by XML
The Power of No
In his latest XML Annoyances column Micah Dubinko examines a common force behind
the good and bad aspects of XML.
XML 2005: Tipping Sacred Cows
In his latest XML Annoyances column, Micah Dubinko reports from last week's XML
2005 conference in Atlanta.
Microformats and Web 2.0
Micah Dubinko begins a new column, XML Annoyances, which will explore what's
happening to and with XML, and beyond, as the era of core XML specifications comes
close. Micah will be paying special attention to the parts of XML that don't seem
to work as
well as they should--or just the parts that are the most annoying. In this first column,
looks at the role of microformats in Web 2.0 apps and services.
The More Things Change
In the final XML-Deviant column, Micah Dubinko offers a retrospective of XML and
discusses some of the enduring topics of debate in the XML-developer community.
Micah Dubinko catches up with the XML-developer community with an examination of
the Agile XML manifesto.
In his latest XML-Deviant column, Micah Dubinko suggests that composing
independent specifications is trickier than it seems.
Micah Dubinko examines how Apple is influencing XML and RSS, for better and for
Life After Ajax?
Micah Dubinko says that the way Ajax technologies are presently deployed will
eventually run into complexity barriers. It's time, he claims, for more declarative,
markup-based alternative strategies.
Micah Dubinko examines the problem of specification proliferation and looks to a
similar area — open source software licensing — for possible solutions.
Micah Dubinko's XML-Deviant column summarizes the highpoints of XTech 2005, the
recent European XML conference.
In his latest XML-Deviant column, Micah Dubinko outlines a plan for combining the
XForms and Web Forms 2.0 communities.
Forming Opinions, Part 3
In this week's XML-Deviant column, Micah Dubinko concludes his three-part foray
into Web Forms 2.0.
Forming Opinions, Part 2
In his latest column, Micah Dubinko continues his foray into Web Forms
In his latest XML-Deviant column, Micah Dubinko takes an initial look at Web
April Fool's Wisdom
In this week's XML-Deviant column, Micah Dubinko reminds us that even playful
messages to the XML-DEV mailing list have a serious footing.
On Practical Elegance
In his latest XML-Deviant, Micah Dubinko investigates the hidden meaning behind
several permathreads found on the XML-DEV mailing list.
What Are Microformats
Micah Dubinko asks what microformats are and whether they are here to
Micah Dubinko asks what business and personal value XML certification might
Models with Character
Micah Dubinko tallies up the score in the new W3C specification, called "charmod"
colloquially, about the use of Unicode in XML applications.
The Google Wake-Up Call
Micah Dubinko explains how Google's excellent assembly of existing pieces is
raising the bar for everyone else.
What Next, XML?
Micah Dubinko debuts as the new XML-Deviant columnist with a look at the recent
debate about the future of XML. Will there ever be an XML 2.0?
Top 10 XForms Engines
Micah Dubinko, one of the gurus of XForms, offers a rundown on the state of
XForms engines for 2005.
XForms and Microsoft InfoPath
Micah Dubinko, author of XForms Essentials, compares W3C
XForms and Microsoft InfoPath, the data gathering technology shipping with Microsoft
Ten Favorite XForms Engines
The author of O'Reilly's XForms Essentials describes ten
software packages that implement the W3C's XForms specification, seen as the XML-friendly
successor to HTML forms.
A Hyperlink Offering
Prompted by recent debate over XHTML 2.0's invention of HLink, Achilles and the
tortoise meet to discuss the use of linking in W3C specifications.
What's Next for HTML?
Micah Dubinko examines upcoming developments in the HTML family, including XHTML
2.0, XML Events and XFrames.
Interactive Web Services with XForms
The W3C's new XForms technology can be used to attach user interfaces to web
services, making efficient use of existing infrastructure.
What Are XForms
HTML forms have long been a weak link in web interfaces -- now XML comes to the
rescue with XForms, the W3C's new web forms technology. Update: 9/11/2002