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Today

Today I’ve been re-factoring my SMIL app’s ZClasses. Re-factoring is another way of saying, doing properly that that you have made a right hash of using the stuff learned 5 minutes ago. I seem to have got a hang of … Continue reading

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I’ve made myself a Zope Product using ZClasses to edit SMIL files in Zope. It almost works, but I have some burning questions about object-orientation and Zope that are stopping me from fully “getting it”. I guess I’ll have to … Continue reading

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Love those pretty pictures.

jibbajabba at iaslash is bored with the navel-gazing on SIGIA about what we are and what we do. Me too. It seems to me that everyone is focussing on the means (usability, IA, UCD) and not the end (world beating … Continue reading

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Hey, did you happen to see the most beautiful blog in the world?

You may be wondering about this redesign. Well apart from having to rebuild theOTHERblog thanks to a glass of water, I had grown tired of the old look and especially the blue. I know Jakob says links should be blue, … Continue reading

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Hello again

So over the past few weeks I’ve had to migrate Zope to Mac OSX, install Python 2.1, PostgreSQL (thank goodness for www.entropy.ch) ant, migrate my databases from SQLServer to postgreSQL (thank goodness for PgAdmin II), amongst other things, just to … Continue reading

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Using MetaFlow

First part in a series on workflow tools for Zope in the new Zope magazine.

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ZOQL Method

I’ve just been reminded of ZOQL, a SQL like interface to Zope’s object database. I wonder if they’ve any plans to make the ZODB into an ODBC data source. For me that would be a revolutionary development. I could develop … Continue reading

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Can Jobs escape his form fetish?

Interface guru Jef Raskin, who helped design the first Mac, says Apple has to get beyond its “form fetish” Jef says that the only difference between old macs and new ones is form factor and window decorations, like blobs instead … Continue reading

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At last! OmniWeb Beta

I haven’t been able to use OmniWeb with Zope because it had a weird bug, but now it works fine. And you can even type TAB in a textarea and not jump to the next field. And it spell checks … Continue reading

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Rebol tutorial from IBM

Rebol is twisting my melon man! I swapped a file name (“index.txt”) for a url, “ftp://username:password@www.myzopesite.com” and I have a( 55 line ) client for editing zope source code via FTP and it worked! Unbelievable! The code to email a … Continue reading

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Webware

Against the odds I’ve managed to get Webware running on OSX tonight (it wasn’t easy). I’ve recently being getting very frustrated with Zope’s framework….I want the best of both worlds, simplicity AND power, so Webware looks promising if a little … Continue reading

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One size fits all

In an attempt to simplify my life, I’m taking a good look at modpython, the Apache plug-in. I’m hoping that with a little work, I’ll be able to exploit the power of python without having to jump through the hurdles … Continue reading

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