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was initially free, but a commercial version
Pro was soon released. Early versions of
ran on Windows and Unix.
Pro also ran on Macintosh, but by version 5, it was restricted to Windows.
Based on the SGML engine of SoftQuad Author/Editor,
was released with a free version (
Free) and a professional version (
Pro). There was also a "light" version. It received PC Magazine's Editors' Choice Award in 1995 as well as a variety of other awards. However the port to the Mac platform was regarded as poorly executed.
was an early commercial HTML-authoring software, released in 1994 by SoftQuad Software of Toronto, Canada.
In September, 1996, SoftQuad released
Intranet Publisher (HiP). HiP was essentially an Intranet Content Management System.
Released in 1994,
was the first commercial HTML authoring product. SoftQuad was able to beat other products to the market by virtue of the fact that HTML was defined as an application (Document Type Definition) of SGML. By virtue of this strong base and early lead,
became very popular as a tool for creating HTML web sites.
On 15 March 2002 the Corel Corporation acquired SoftQuad, although the Corel web site has no reference to
or any other web development tools.
adhered to the SGML philosophies that dictated that content should adhere to standards and that the structure and presentation of content should be separate.
was excellent at visualizing the structure of the content, and of enforcing the standards. But neither of these were as important to Web designers as "What You See Is What You Get" presentation of the content, which was better provided by products like DreamWeaver and FrontPage.
During the development of SGI's WebForce line, SGI considered having SoftQuad port
Pro to IRIX for inclusion on the WebForce version of the Indy workstation. While pitching the idea of WebForce to SGI executives, SGI employee John McCrea passed around a copy of
Pro in its retail packaging. SGI eventually opted to purchase and port a partially finished HTML editor, then in development for Solaris from Amdahl Corporation instead.
was one of a series of applications created by SoftQuad for editing, viewing and publishing structured (SGML and XML) content. It was based upon a popular SGML Editor called Author/Editor and has since evolved into XMetaL.
The capital letters in
spell HTML. The term comes from hot metal typesetting which involves melting alloys into the shape of letters so they can be used by Linotype machines to print words on paper.
SoftQuad Software was a Canadian software company best known for
, the first commercial HTML editor. It is also known for Author/Editor, the first specialized SGML editor, and Panorama, the first browser plugin for SGML. Panorama demonstrated the need for standardization of SGML on the web, which eventually resulted in the development of the XML specification.
went through several incarnations from versions 1 though 6. The Macintosh version survived until at least version 3. Eventually the product line was discontinued as an HTML editor, although the user interface lives on in XMetaL, a commercial XML editor.
HotDog was an HTML editor developed by Sausage Software in the mid-1990s. At the time of its development, there were only a small number of HTML editors available on the market (such as
) and HotDog gathered significant interest due to its ease of use.
XMetaL was first developed by SoftQuad Software, which had previously developed the HTML editor
. XMetaL 1.0, released in June 1999, was the first stand-alone XML editor to offer a word-processor-like user interface. In 2002, the Ottawa-based Corel Corporation bought SoftQuad, but failed to successfully develop the business. In 2003, XMetaL was rebranded as "XMetaL Author", as some features for extending and customizing the product were separated into a "XMetaL Developer" application.
After several versions, Author/Editor was sold with the Panorama suite to Interleaf in September, 1998. At the same time, the Toronto development team, led by David A. Keldsen, joined Interleaf to help focus the company on content management and create new products. By that point, SoftQuad's focus had shifted to its descendants,
and XMetaL. Interleaf did not produce new versions of Author/Editor. Sales were discontinued in 2000.
In 1994, Treviranus founded the Adaptive Technology Resource Centre (ATRC) at the University of Toronto. Her first major research project was in collaboration with SoftQuad and Yuri Rubinsky, funded by Canarie. The goal of the project was to embed accessibility support into
, the first HTML editor. This in part, with Mike Paciello's help, led to the formation of the Web Accessibility Initiative of the W3C.
Outtrim wanted to make a Web page and put up a picture of himself and information about the music he liked. He tried using
and Web Edit but was frustrated when both programs crashed with the blue screen of death. He decided he could do a better job himself. He built HotDog, an HTML Authoring tool using Visual Basic. It could write Web pages like a word processor, with a WYSIWYG interface, an auto-save feature and other features designed to make it easy to manage sites with many pages. Steve incorporated easy to use, context sensitive help which the competing programs lacked.
In 1984, along with partners David Slocombe, Stan Bevington, and Patrick Dempster, Yuri founded a small Toronto-based technology company called SoftQuad, of which he was President. SoftQuad was started in order to improve automated typesetting at Toronto's Coach House Press, and for many years developed a version of troff. SoftQuad developed and sold a variety of SGML tools, such as Author/Editor, and notably one of the first commercial HTML authoring products,
. From the beginning, Yuri was instrumental in bringing the SGML community together and spreading the SGML gospel. He was widely respected and well liked. He was one of the founders of the SGML Open consortium, and very active as an organizer and speaker at industry and standards events. In 1995 Yuri sponsored the SoftQuad Web Award presented to Doug Engelbart at the Fourth Annual WWW Conference in Boston, publishing the keepsake booklet Boosting Our Collective IQ as a special tribute to Doug to be given to attendees of the award ceremony.
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