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Multi-Language Documentation Tool

With the excellent article by David Hecker on documentation running on SitePoint, it seemed timely to introduce an interesting open source documentation tool that bridges across fourteen programming languages. Natural Docs, found at Sourceforge, includes support for C++, C#, Java, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python, PL/SQL, Visual Basic, Pascal, Tcl, Ada, Ruby, and Assembly. The goal with this project is to introduce automation tools which...

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How To Sell Accessibility

By now, we’ve all heard about Web accessibility and how important it is to us Internet users. You may think so, too. But how can you persuade your client, or your boss, that accessibility is worth it? There’s always the argument of legal requirements for sites to be accessible, but, unless they’re Yahoo! or a business of equal stature, it’s pretty unlikely that this will ever affect your client. After all,...

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MozNGW - XUL helping Groupwise users

Via Neil – MozNGW – a cross platform client for GroupWise (Novell’s groupware suit with much in common with Lotus Notes or Microsoft’s Outlook + Exchange) build with Mozilla’s XUL ( what’s XUL?). Very cool stuff. Also interesting is some of the other projects RedbackSystems are working on such as WebACT (seems to be an XUL based equivalent to phpMyAdmin and uses PHP to act as the server side...