It has come a long, long way since February 2005 when Jesse James Garrett
coined the now universally used term for it: the rise and rise of 'AJAX' has
been meticulously reflected in the pages of SYS-CON Media's magazines and web
sites. We take an end-of-year look at its first 22 months.
Garrett, President and a founder of Adaptive Path, writes his seminal essay
offering a new approach to Web applications, goes away on vacation, and comes
back a week later to a mountain of e-mail from around the world asking for
more details about this new way of thinking about the architecture of web
applications using certain technologies like CSS, DOM, and XMLHttpRequest.
SYS-CON announces that the world's first-ever full One-Day AJAX Seminar,
"Real-World AJAX," has already attracted a full complement of sponsors.
AJAXWorld Magazine is conceiv... (more)
AJAXWorld Conference & Expo 2007 West, which will take place September
23-26, at the Santa Clara Convention Center, in Santa Clara, California, will
present a session by Microsoft's Joe Stagner entitled: "Doing AJAX with the
Microsoft AJAX Development Platform."
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MS AJAX combines rich, cross browser client side libraries with
ASP.NET’s popular server side development technology to offer an ideal
developers toolbox for developing the next generation of Web Applications. In
this session Joe will guide you... (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)
In the past few years, AJAX has become very popular because it has enabled
developers to build more complex web applications. However, in the rush to
push the browser to new limits, we have created a monster.
While the original goal of AJAX was to make web applications more responsive
by not reloading the entire document every time something changed on the
page, the use of DHTML has sometimes made the overall experience more
sluggish because browsers were never really designed as application
platforms, occasionally performing poorly while executing seemingly simple
This Session will demonstrate why social networking is more than just
marketing buzz; it is a relational model that has been used for years to
define the way human beings interact, and it is the next step in the natural
evolution of the Web.
Learn how organizations can improve workflow and productivity by utilizing
social software and online collaboration. See how social networking can be
used to efficiently define and enable how work actually gets done on your
intranet. Discover how your intranet can become a dynamic corporate knowledge
base that will scale with the company as ... (more)