Software components for Windows .NET
The following are recent news about the project and of new releases.
I implemented the CSS DOM. This (standard) API will be the new lowest-level API of the CSS component.
I will release it after I finish the various other features on the CSS Product Roadmap.
I improved my CSS grammar (it now maps one-to-one with the grammar in the CSS specification, instead of being slightly simplified).
I have also updated to the newest version of the GOLD Parsing System.
The new feature lists are sorted, and there is a first version of a Product Roadmap.
Here is a Big List of several new features which I might want to develop.
|Fault tolerant CSS parsing||CSS||2 weeks|
|Fault tolerant HTML parsing||HTML||1 week|
|Inline styles, e.g. Bold, on the toolbar||HTML||2 weeks|
|Customer can replace or customize the toolbar||HTML||1 week|
|New icon set||HTML and Web site||1 day|
|Compact Framework or WPF||HTML||2 months|
|New features suggested by competitive analysis||HTML||? TBD|
|User-extensible element, e.g. custom controls for SVG or video||HTML||2 weeks|
|Simplify the namespaces and API names||CSS and HTML||1 week|
|Better CSS grammar||CSS||1 week|
|User-extensible CSS properties||CSS||2 weeks|
There's also a list of other activities.
|Sales and marketing||Estimate|
|Limited demo with watermark||3 days|
|Online payment processor||2 days|
|Buy Now page||2 days|
|Online resellers||1/2 week|
|Competitive analysis||1 week|
|Manage the project to-do list||1 week|
|Local API documentation in CHM help file format||2 days|
|Improve the web site||? TBD|
|Better API diagrams||3 days|
|Use latest versions of tools (Visual Studio, GOLD Parser, Eazfuscator, and Sandcastle Help File Builder)||3 weeks|
|Further automate the build||2 days|
|Add <meta name="description" content="..." /> to each page||1 day|
In the next months, I will develop new versions with new features, and release them as commercial software with a license fee.
Having a full-time job recently didn't give me time for this project, so instead I will:
The list of new features to be added to the software comes from the following sources:
I will provide a list or Roadmap of the new feature development plan soon.
You will be able specify the new feature, including how it's to be tested, and when I will schedule it to be implemented.
Jeff Atwood tweeted:
Finally, a 100% managed .NET code HTML renderer. Only 6 years after I originally wanted it...
That was in reference to his writing about Managed HTML rendering on his blog.
New License and Support.
Some recent comments developers using this software include:
I'm happy you like it.
First release of the CSS Parser.
First release of the Doc to HTML Converter.
First release of the HTML Edit Control.
Finished the first version of this web site.
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