Stories by Paul Krill

Canvas set to boost AJAX

Canvas, a planned HTML standard for arbitrary graphical rendering in browsers, presents a game-changing technology for high-quality graphics in AJAX applications, an advocate said at the <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/article/08/09/17/PHP_upgrade_improves_Windows_backing_1.html">ZendCon 2008</a> conference in Santa Clara, Calif. this week.

PHP upgrade improves Windows backing

PHP (Hypertext Preprocessor) 5.3, a significant upgrade to the server-side scripting language for Web applications, is expected to be available in a beta release in October, a representative of the PHP community said on Wednesday.

Grid software moving to Windows

3Tera is expanding platform support for its AppLogic grid software for Web applications, enabling it to run on Windows, a company official said at the TechCrunch50 2008 conference in San Francisco on Monday.

Google brings old newspapers online

Google is expanding efforts to put offline materials online by adding old newspaper content to its Google News Archive application, the company announced on Monday.

Microsoft, Novell expand controversial interop pact

Microsoft on Wednesday is expanding its agreement to supply Linux support certificates from Novell, which originally was part of a <a href="http://www.infoworld.com/article/06/11/02/HNmsnovelllinux_1.html">controversial arrangement</a> set in late 2006.

Open Web Foundation formed

The Open Web Foundation, a non-profit organization intended to help create an "Open Web," was announced Thursday at the O'Reilly Open Source Conference (OSCON) in Portland, Oregon.

Linux set to make mobile splash

Linux is set to make a major impact in the mobile computing realm, the executive director of the Linux Foundation stressed at a conference Monday morning.