Loosening IE bonds

By Jim Rapoza  |  Posted 2004-08-02 Print this article Print

Loosening IE bonds

  • Bitflux WYSIWYG XML Editor Cross-platform open-source application for providing rich-text-editing capabilities within browsers (bitfluxeditor.org)

  • Ektron eWebEditPro Probably the most popular commercial browser-based WYSIWYG editor available; works cross-browser but always requires IE on the system (www.ektron.com/ewebeditpro.aspx)

  • Midas The rich-text-editing feature built into Mozilla browsers (www.mozilla.org/editor/midas-spec.html)

  • Mozile A Mozilla project for creating cross-platform in-line editing (mozile.mozdev.org)

  • The Web Standards Project A coalition of Web developers dedicated to promoting the use of standards in Web sites and Web applications; in addition to advocacy articles, site includes lots of good resources for moving code to open standards (www.webstandards.org)

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    Jim Rapoza, Chief Technology Analyst, eWEEK.For nearly fifteen years, Jim Rapoza has evaluated products and technologies in almost every technology category for eWEEK. Mr RapozaÔÇÖs current technology focus is on all categories of emerging information technology though he continues to focus on core technology areas that include: content management systems, portal applications, Web publishing tools and security. Mr. Rapoza has coordinated several evaluations at enterprise organizations, including USA Today and The Prudential, to measure the capability of products and services under real-world conditions and against real-world criteria. Jim Rapoza's award-winning weekly column, Tech Directions, delves into all areas of technologies and the challenges of managing and deploying technology today.

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