October 2008


Posted on: October 20, 2008 - 16:23 By: chrisdaish

Mātāpuna is a web-based tool developed for Te Taura Whiri i te Reo Māori / The Māori Language Commission to assist with compiling a Māori language dictionary. The system assists with many aspects of lexicography, including team collaboration, routine error and consistency checking, corpus searching, publishing, and progress monitoring in addition to the traditional headword and entry management.


Posted on: October 20, 2008 - 16:12 By: chrisdaish

Kete - the Māori word for 'basket' - provides a platform for developing community contributed content. The kete or basket is the overall organising structure for content. Beyond baskets content is organised by the community using tagging and relating pieces of content to each other. Kete is a Ruby on Rails application originally commissioned by the Horowhenua Library Trust and built by Katipo Communications.


Posted on: October 20, 2008 - 16:00 By: chrisdaish

GeSHi is what it says on the box: a generic syntax highlighter. And an award-winning one at that. It started life in New Zealand as a project of Nigel McNie and has since attracted numerous contributors who have added support for dozens of programming languages.


Posted on: October 20, 2008 - 15:43 By: chrisdaish

Xinha is a well-regarded WYSIWYG HTML editor component for use in web browsers. By being highly configurable and extensible, Xinha makes it straightforward to build just the right editor for the job to hand in your web application.


Posted on: October 20, 2008 - 15:35 By: chrisdaish

Greenstone is a suite of multilingual software for building and distributing digital library collections. Produced at the University of Waikato, the project has been developed and distributed through UNESCO and the Human Info organisation.