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PostgreSQL 8.3 beta 4 release notes. In addition to the huge speed improvements, 8.3 adds support for XML, UUID and ENUM data types and brings full text (tsearch2) in to the core database engine. # 12th December 2007, 12:43 am

[Release] CouchDB 0.7.0. This is a huge milestone for the project—it’s the first official release to include the JSON REST API instead of XML, and it’s also the first release that is “intended for widespread use”. # 17th November 2007, 12:25 am

The larger question is why on earth, in 2007 and ten years after XML came out, we are still using text files that don’t label their encoding?

Rick Jelliffe # 8th October 2007, 12:27 pm

Atom Models. Building Python classes that act as utility wrappers around data stored in an lxml DOM object. # 7th August 2007, 4:02 pm

=drummond XRDS. Bookmarked so I can remember how to easily resolve someone’s i-name. # 8th May 2007, 8:27 pm

Introduction and Yahoo! Pipes. The official Google Maps API blog describes how to plot KML output from Yahoo! Pipes. # 3rd May 2007, 10 pm

XML and JSON. James Clark on JSON’s strengths and weaknesses compared to XML. # 9th April 2007, 8:57 pm

A binary compatible wire call is still a binary compatible wire call, no matter how much XML you put on it.

Bill de hÓra # 23rd March 2007, 12:56 am

Highrise Forum: Using the undocumented API. Add .xml to the end of many URLs in Highrise to get an XML representation of that page. # 19th March 2007, 11:29 pm

json-taglib. Because JSON just doesn’t have enough angle brackets. # 4th March 2007, 8:52 pm

Introducing RDFa. A way of representing RDF triples in XML that doesn’t suck. # 15th February 2007, 12:22 am

XForms in Firefox (via) Practical tutorial on taking advantage of the Firefox XForms plugin, sadly not yet bundled with the browser itself. # 26th January 2007, 9:59 am

Which is the real explanation of where the name XMLHTTP comes from- the thing is mostly about HTTP and doesn’t have any specific tie to XML other than that was the easiest excuse for shipping it so I needed to cram XML into the name (plus- XML was the hot technology at the time and it seemed like some good marketing for the component).

Alex Hopmann # 24th January 2007, 8:48 pm

Apache Solr 1.1. Solr is the search Web Service built on top of Lucene. The latest release introduces JSON, Python and Ruby response formats in addition to XML. # 13th January 2007, 1:16 am