The California Digital Library (CDL) is pleased to announce the release of version 3.0 of XTF (http://xtf.cdlib.org/), an open source, highly flexible software application that supports the search, browse and display of heterogeneous digital content. XTF provides efficient and practical methods for creating customized end-user interfaces for distinct digital content collections and is used by institutions worldwide.
Highlights from the 3.0 release include:
- Scanned book display support in default UI
- Stability improvements to index rotation support
- Globalization and RSS support
- Further Unicode improvements
- Many bug fixes
See the full change log (http://xtf.cdlib.org/documentation/changelog/) for further details.
XTF is a combination of Java and XSLT 2.0 that indexes, queries, and displays digital objects and is based on open source software (e.g. Lucene and Saxon). XTF can be downloaded from the XTF website (http://xtf.cdlib.org/download/) or from the XTF Project page on SourceForge (http://sourceforge.net/projects/xtf/), where the source code can also be found.