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The JGenerator

The JGenerator is a Web server production application that can dynamically combine text, graphics, and sound to build rich Flash content. It is a free alternative to and analog of Macromedia Generator. It supports most of the Macromedia Generator features, uses the same data format and the same set of commands, and emulates its behavior.

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  •  02 Oct 2002 04:28

    Release Notes: All known bugs were fixed. A new installer package for any Java enabled platform was added. Some packages were updated, and xerces, xalan, log4j, Tomcat, and MySQL are now included. The documentation was also updated.

    •  16 Sep 2001 20:02

      Release Notes: This release adds support for progressive JPEGs, two new command line options for defining parameters, a lot of javadocs, FOP support, XML examples, "inline" commands, and detection of JGenerator installation directory at runtime. It is now packaged with native installers. This release fixes thread synchronization problems in XML stuff, processing of empty datasources, querying of binary data from MySQL (and possibly other SQL databases), and a lot of other bugs.

      •  21 Jun 2001 22:33

        Release Notes: This release contains XML datasources and new XML-only generator objects (with documentation), new generator objects InsertMedia and InsertText (with documentation), full PNG support and an InsertPng generator object, servlet context for Java datasources, two methods of text layout (Macromedia Generator style and JGenerator style), and dynamic data type detection (images, movies, sound). A lot of code has been written to make it more consistent. Some examples, documentation for OS X, documentation on installation, new commands, and XML datasources have been added. A lot of bugs have been fixed.

        •  02 Apr 2001 21:02

          Release Notes: Advanced error handling (all errors are directly displayed in the generated Flash movie), automatically wrapping images and sounds into Flash movies, support for MP3 sound, a new "Insert MP3 File" command, streaming support, a fix for the table command, extensions to the API, some new examples , new documentation on configuring JRun 3.0 and JServ, some documentation on JGenerator, and some bugfixes.

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