Jeroen Reijn


on Tech, Open Source and software development

Batik and imagemaps

Last week I was working on a project that translates svg to jpeg. Creating jpeg’s from svg is pretty easy with the Apache Batik SVG toolkit. But the customer needed to be able to link from the svg files to another location, so I had to create html imagemaps from the hyperlinks created from within the svg.

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CocoonGT: The week after

It has been a week since the CocoonGT2006. Time really flies, but now it’s time for a quick flashback of all the things that happened during those days.

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Running AIGLX on my Latitude D610

A couple of days ago I succesfully managed to get AIGLX working on my Dell laptop in Ubuntu Dapper. I started out trying to install GLX a few months ago, but it was quite a strugle and I decided to leave it for now.

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Internet Explorer on Ubuntu

The other day I discovered IEs 4 Linux - Internet Explorers for Linux. This great tool gives me another reason to start developing my web applications in my Ubuntu development environment. IEs 4 Linux gives you the full power of IE 5.0-6.0 inside linux in combination with Wine. The installation was very easy. No clicks needed. No boring setup processes. No Wine complications. Just one easy script and you'll get three IE versions. What else could you wish for right?After having used FireFox, Thunderbird and Eclipse for many years, I can not see why I would not be able to do my daily work in a linux environment these days. Now I just need to convince my boss ;-)

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Cocoon GT edition 5 is coming up

Year in year out people travel around the world to spread the word about this great product called Apache Cocoon. From ApacheCon’s to OSCON’s you will find people doing talks about Cocoon. The best place for talking about Cocoon is the annual Cocoon GetTogether where people from around the world meet and share knowledge about Cocoon.

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