The 10 Minute Guide to Sidewinder

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The 10 minute guide to Sidewinder (or ‘How to turn a web app into a desktop app without programming’)

Submitted by Mark Birbeck on Mon, 2008-01-14 12:50.
Welcome to the quickest way to get up and running with Sidewinder, the open source web applications framework. This post is intended as a quick step-by-step guide to creating desktop applications with web languages, but it’s full of screenshots, so it should also be useful to anyone who wants an overview of what Sidewinder can do.

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Sidewinder is a new kind of desktop application framework that uses web languages such as XHTML, SVG, XForms and Ajax, to create applications, in place of more complex languages such as C++, C# or Java. Sidewinder also includes an editor and event viewer.

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