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Re: XForms Design Tools - What is out there?

From: joern turner <joern.turner@web.de>
Date: Mon, 23 Feb 2004 22:52:56 +0100
Message-ID: <403A7638.7040904@web.de>
To: AndrewWatt2001@aol.com
Cc: www-forms@w3.org, XForms@yahoogroups.com

Hello Andrew,

Chibacon, maintainer of the Chiba project, is developing a browser-based 
formbuilder tool. Currently only xhtml is supported as host-language but 
the concept is extensible to allow other markup languages later. A 
first, free preview edition will be released during March if all goes 
well. Our current Schema2XForms tool which converts XML Schema to 
complete XForms documents will be reworked and also be released soon in 
a new version.

regards,

Joern Turner


AndrewWatt2001@aol.com wrote:

> [In a sense this is a repeat of a post from April 2003. The XForms 
> player side seems to be healthy but XForms design tools are much less 
> visible - at least to me.]
> 
> <quote>
> What XForms design tools are presently available?
> 
> Looking at the list of Implementations yesterday the Holosofx (sp?) XForm
> designer seemed to be interesting but, on the face of it at least, has been
> swallowed into IBM.
> 
> LiquidOffice seems to have a design component.
> 
> What other XForms design tools are out there?
> 
> On list responses are obviously ideal since the whole XForms community
> benefits by public sharing of knowledge. However, if your product is under
> wraps and you can only share information under an NDA I would be happy to
> hear of emerging interesting tools off list.
> </quote>
> 
> I assume the Holosofx designer will be part of WebSphere. Can anyone 
> confirm that?
> 
> Which tools are folks using to design XForms?
> 
> Are there any interesting betas out there?
> 
> Can I suggest that the Implementations section of the XForms page at 
> W3C, http://www.w3.org/MarkUp/Forms/#implementations, be updated and 
> split into viewers and design tools?
> 
> Andrew Watt
Received on Monday, 23 February 2004 16:53:23 GMT

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