BoonEx Community Software Experts releases a new, open source, AJAX powered
integratable forum software. Orca – Interactive Forum Script is the
first script that allows you to build a self-ruling forum, moderated by the
The increasing number and rapid growth of communities requires products that
are able to support large communities, meet their needs and spare the
webmasters loads of work saving as much time as possible. BoonEx considered
this trend while developing the Orca – Interactive Forum Script.
“Orca 1.0 is the first Interactive forum software for at least four
reasons,” says BoonEx Ltd. General director Andrey Sivtsov.
“First, it empowers the forum community to self moderation and taking
an active part in forum life. Second, it uses AJAX, which simplifies the
interaction. Third, it interacts with any other type of soft... (more)
In his "Looks Good Works Well" blog, Bill Scott had an entry on Friday, March
15, 2006, summarizing his impressions of the "Real-World Ajax" conference,
which took place on Monday, March 13, at the Marriott Marquis Times Square in
New York City.
Mentioning several highlights of the day, Scott writes "he especially enjoyed
Christophe Conrate from Adobe, David Heienemeir Hansson's Rails talk, Kevin
Hakman of Tibco, and Scott Dietzen, CTO of Zimbra."
Bil Scott's blog entry can be read here.
Tibco Software acquired General Interface nearly two years ago, and is now
offering an updated version that will be free to some users, as the company
seeks to maintain its place at the growing AJAX development table.
Tibco General Interface version 3.1 Professional Edition is available to
developers and organizations free of charge when they deploy publicly. For
non-public deployments, Tibco offers what is cals "affordable license
purchasing options for small user groups."
Tibco was not part of the recent Open AJAX initiative announced by IBM and
others, but is talking to IBM abou... (more)
"Those of us in the business of writing rich Internet applications have seen
the focus swing from how to add richness to how to manage richness and the
resources it demands in the browser," says Eric Miraglia, one of the world's
for Yahoo!'s Presentation Platform Team and will be speaking in October at
SYS-CON's 6th International AJAXWorld RIA Conference & Expo in San Jose, CA
(October 20-22, 2008).
Miraglia has been involved in the creation of social web applications since
1995, when he began developing i... (more)
Sun Microsystems is involved in a variety of open source projects related to
AJAX technologies. This presentation recaps some of the most important
projects that Sun is driving or actively participating in including jMaki: an
AJAX framework that provides a lightweight model for creating
Phobos; OpenAJAX alliance participation; Dojo foundation participation;
GlassFish v2 and v3 AJAX support: Comet, jMaki, jRuby; Project Woodstock:
next-generation UI widgets for JSF and AJAX; and Project Phobos: Server-Side... (more)