| An open source
framework for rapidly developing flexible and easy to maintain web-based
applications. See the hackable demo/tutorial
page, the PIA background page, or PIA FAQ for an introduction.
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- 2001-01-11 Version 2.1.5 is
- This release includes significant improvements to
WOAD, and fixes some things
that broke when the name ``Ricoh Silicon Valley'' went to a new
subsidiary of what is now Ricoh Innovations, Inc.
- 2000-10-06 Version 2.1.4 is
- This release includes WOAD,
a source viewer, cross-reference, and collaborative annotation server
- 2000-05-02 Version 2.1.3 is
- This release includes improved tree browsing.
- 2000-04-21 Version 2.1.2 is
- This release includes the ability for the PIA to run as a Servlet, as
well as its ability to run as a stand-alone server.
- 2000-03-01 Version 2.1.1 is
- This release represents the first ``stable'' release of the PIA.
- 2000-02-25 Version 2.0.9 is
- This release represents the ``feature freeze'' before Release 2.1.1.
download-free demos/tutorials are out.
- These simple demonstrations of common active
<include>, and more--not only execute live for
you, but allow you to modify and re-process the "source document"
to get an instant hands-on feel for a radical (and radically simple)
new web language. No need to download anything; try it now, and you'll
be running your own PIA "programs" in minutes!
- 7/12/99 Our CVS server is now online at cvs.risource.org
- We use CVS (Concurrent Versions System) for version control of the
source code and documents. The most recent updates can be retrieved with
any CVS client (version 1.10 or higher) from our server. See the CVS page for more
- Conforming examples
- All XML pages that comprise the example applications now more closely
conform to the XML specification. In particular, all tags are now
properly closed and attribute values are quoted. Note that the
process command in
PIA/bin/ can be used to
"clean-up" hand edited XML.