Software(TM), the leading Java browser component provider, today announced that
Encyclopaedia Britannica will utilize its WebRenderer(TM) Java browser
component within their desktop applications.
key component of each of Encyclopaedia Britannica's desktop products is the
built-in browser feature enabled by JadeLiquid's WebRenderer. These products
allow Britannica's customers to access hundreds of thousands of articles,
multi-media and many interactive tools on both Windows and Mac OSX desktops. An
online update center allows users to view online the most recently updated
articles by Britannica editors, all without having to leave the Encyclopaedia
"We chose WebRenderer because it allows us to
embed the Mozilla browser in our products, and, being Java Swing compatible, it
provides both standards compliance and a platform for a compelling user
interface," said Luna Rajbhandari, Director, CD/DVD Technology, with Encyclopaedia
Britannica. "Also we have found WebRenderer to be a high performance and
stable component. Now all Britannica desktop products use WebRenderer for
We are thrilled to have Encyclopaedia
Britannica standardizing on WebRenderer. With the sheer volume of content
displayed in Britannica's applications there is a real necessity for standards
compliant web content display. WebRenderer does this to a very high standard",
said Anthony Scotney, CEO of JadeLiquid Software.
The WebRenderer Java browser component tightly integrates
into any Java Desktop or Server application and provides standards compliant
rendering of web content across multiple platforms. WebRenderer being the most
1 & 2, XSL, XSLT, XML, DOM, AJAX etc.
JadeLiquid continues to offer the most accurate, standards compliant and robust
Java browser SDK technology commercially available.
About JadeLiquid Software Pty Ltd
JadeLiquid Software Pty Ltd is a leading provider of Java Web content rendering
components for deployment within enterprise applications and web services.
WebRenderer provides the ability to connect the client application to the
server business logic without changing server code or infrastructure.
WebRenderer is the leading standards compliant Java web content rendering
component. JadeLiquid has an installed base spanning the globe with deployments
in North America, Europe and Asia.
For more information on WebRenderer visit www.webrenderer.com
About Encyclopaedia Britannica
Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc. has been a leader in reference and education
publishing since 1768. The company is known for the 32-volume Encyclopaedia
Britannica and its pioneering work in electronic publishing. Its products
include Britannica Online School Edition and other digital products; and
printed products such as the new Britannica Discovery Library. Long recognized
for its superior authority, Britannica's editorial operation is overseen by
some of the world's most distinguished scholars, several of them Nobel
laureates. Britannica makes its headquarters in Chicago.