The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) HTML Working Group has released two publications. HTML and XHTML Frequently Answered Questions (FAQs) is written for Web content authors and designers. XML Events for HTML Authors introduces XML Events and its advantages over the ‘onclick’ style of event handling. Visit the HTML home page. www.w3.org/MarkUp/2004/xhtml-faq
FatWire Software announced three new modules that integrate with software products from Kapow, Ephox and Lotus to extend the the company’s Content Server product. These new modules Migration Tool, XML Manager and Domino Bridge are available immediately. FatWire Content Server’s Migration Tool uses Kapow’s RoboSuite software to extract unstructured and unorganized content trapped in pre-existing sites and migrate that content to the controlled Content Server repository to gain economies of scale. Content Server’s XML Manager integrates with Ephox EditLive! for XML, and makes content available to non-technical business users. FatWire Content Server enhances the capabilities of LOtus Notes and Domino by enabling organizations to develop content-centric applications that access content stored in Domino and Notes. This integration allows business users to combine Web content with Lotus documents. www.fatwire.com
The Gilbane Report and Lighthouse Seminars announced the conference program for the Gilbane Conference on Content Management Technologies to be held at the Westin Copley in Boston, November 30 December 2, 2004. The interactive 3-day event will include everything a project team needs to know, as well as a look ahead at upcoming technologies, “new” best practices, and a broad look at technologies necessary to supplement core content management applications.
The conference program is entirely focused on content technologies, and includes 24 educational sessions covering today’s most critical issues for businesses planning or implementing a content management strategy. The program is organized into 6 tracks so attendees with specific interests can easily organize their itinerary. The tracks are: Content Management, Enterprise Search & Knowledge Management; Document & Records Management; Enterprise Information Integration; Digital Asset Management; and Content Technology Works Best Practices and Case Studies. The conference faculty consists of the widest collection of recognized authors and experts in content technologies available anywhere, combined with speakers from organizations representing many vertical industries who have successfully implemented content technology applications. Sponsors of the Gilbane Content Management conference in Boston include Stellent (NASDAQ:STEL), GMC Software, and Interwoven (NASDAQ:IWOV). A complete list of sponsors and exhibitors-to-date is available.