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About is the completely updated Motif on the World Wide Web, MW3. This site provides Motif programmers with an invaluable resource to help them in creating professional user interfaces with Motif, the world's most popular graphical toolkit for the X Window System.

While some new toolkits have been created for the X Window System in recent times, the fact remains that Motif is currently the most widely-used graphical toolkit on UNIX systems. It is shipped with every Sun, Hewlett-Packard, SGI, and IBM AIX workstation. That's about a million new Motif-based desktops every year. Of course, Windows desktops far outnumber this, but Windows isn't UNIX. So Motif dominates the UNIX graphical desktop. Motif's onward progress was assured by the release by The Open Group of Open Source versions of Motif 2.1.30 for use on Linux and FreeBSD.

Regular visits to will keep you informed about the latest developments in Motif and will help you keep your skills honed. Migration and cross-platform issues will also be addressed, covering Windows and Java, with advice on how to build web-aware applications.

So look around this site, check out the web resources that we've gathered, use as your portal to all that you need to know to effectively build and deploy Motif applications.

Hints and tips by Antony Fountain, the author of the latest edition of the Motif Reference Manual, Volume 6B in the O'Reilly X Window System Guides series, will appear regularly and you can "Ask Antony" specific questions which he will respond to publicly on Antony is a Principal Software Engineer with IST Limited and is the technical lead involved in the development of X-Designer, IST's Motif GUI builder.

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