Windows XP GUI half done

I just bumb to very intresting article at acts of volition about windows XP GUI. I have build Intranet for Windows XP look and feel because we thougth that XP GUI would be good in usability wise. Well it is sort of (comparing to other windows) but those icons and edges are really half done. Also GUI in general is not nice looking, well yes I bet it is very hard to come up with a GUI when audience size is a world.
But still less is more, if I want blue I should have it via themes and default should be plain always.

You can read whole article at acts of volition web-site.

And oh yes, if someone can find me good design guidelines howto make designs on Windows GUI I buy a beer.

Updating to XHTML1.1

Been bored, so I started to write this page in XHTML1.1. I’m almost there couple more things need to figured out like how do I make anchor in page if <a name=”lorem” > doesn’t excist anymore? Actually I’m not sure if it does because I tried to read DTD and that’s not very easy to read.
Maybe I should look little WAI as well.

Seems like Macromedia has redesign their site http://www.macromedia.com/ looks OK.

Now It’s time to bed tomorrow is a loooong day at work.

An Introduction to Streaming Transformations for XML

by Oliver Becker, Paul Brown, Petr Cimprich
February 26, 2003

This article introduces Streaming Transformations for XML (STX), a template-based XML transformation language that operates on streams of SAX events. STX resembles XSLT 1.0, the tree-driven transformation language for XML, but STX offers unique features and advantages for some applications.

at xml.com

Getting into PHPWebSite

I have been investigating new version of phpWebSite 0.9.0.
phpWebSite 0.9.0 is a modular content management system written using object oriented programming. It’s based on PHP templating. After first look I think I might start to use it in some projects. Thought I dont totally understand PHP peple why do they always want to build modular/templating products. I would much rather prefer XML/XSLT as a transformation.
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I just love X

KDE 3.1
Best looking IDE, totally my favourite desktop enviroment. Thought, maybe in future Gnome will turn my head with their XML solutions.
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GNOME 2.2 Desktop & Developer Platform
Very cool looking, I heard rumors about XML, SVG on Gnome…
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