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Wired.com: Linux App Writer Wows Skeptics

Apr 05, 2002, 11:00 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michelle Delio)

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"Anyone who can put up a simple website can now also code complex Linux applications.

"On Tuesday, IBM released the source code for SashXB, a scripting language that allows people with basic programming skills to create Linux applications by working with simple website-style code such as HTML and JavaScript.

"But SashXB is more than just a way to simplify Linux development. Programmers of all skill levels can use SashXB to create "weblications," Linux applications that "live" on the desktop just like a traditional application, but can be updated as easily as a Web page..."

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