April 16, 2003

Is Documentation Holding Open Source Back?

pen source software has been extremely successful at the technology level. Apache, Mozilla, Linux, Perl, Python?the list of stable and robust open source software is impressive and growing. So why is open source still considered fringe? Let’s start with the poor discoverability of open source tools. How do you find

Traverse XML Data Using JavaScript

n this article, I’ll show you how to build an XML-based, client-side JavaScript app that reads data from external XML files, traverses the XML data, and displays that data in a tree format. The sample code uses the XMLDOM ActiveX object built into Microsoft Internet Explorer. Say you have the