Our team at Technovated has been working very diligently for the
past few months to get a new application off the ground. Its called Kindo
and we have finally released a private beta. If you would like to get onto the beta testers list, then submit
your email address via the form on www.kindo.com.
We have also released a new blog on blog.kindo.com, so if you would like to keep up to date with our latest news, then please visit it. Comments are more than welcome
Here are some snippets from two interesting posts on the Kindo blog
We’re having fun building the Kindo application and used a number of frameworks and components to achieve the finished result.
For the web framework we’re using Seagull which offers excellent
integration with Flash through the AMF PHP request handling and easy
integration with Ajax and Graphviz. For the Ajax interactions we use
jquery exclusively, for Graphviz a heavily extended version of the PEAR
lib of the same name. Working with the dot language has been
interesting and a good opportunity to experiment with the subtleties of
a genealogy graph.
A little while ago we released an Alpha to a small group of people,
to gather valuable user feedback. Thanks to those great people, we’ve
had our heads down improving Kindo, and as a result we’re releasing the
Beta, and at the same time opening it up to a wider audience for more