Chiba is an Open Source Java Implementation of the W3C XForms standard ‘that represents the next generation of forms for the Web’ Main features of Chiba largely conforms to the XForms 1.0 W3C Recommendation delivers most XForms functionality to today’s browsers does not rely on scriting capabilities on client-side adaptable to potentially any client support for most of the generic XForms Actions strong data-typing XForms calculation and validation with full dependency tracking DOM Event support customizable UI stylesheets, actions and configuration based on Java2 and XSLT no client installation required extensible Connector interface for resource-loading