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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 community. 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)

Bill Scott: Real-World AJAX Was a Blast

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. ... (more)

Tibco Ups AJAX Ante With New General Interface Release

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)

AJAX World RIA Conference News - World Expert on JavaScript to Speak

"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 leading experts on "advanced JavaScript utilities and widgets" - who works 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)

Open Source Java, Ruby, PHP, Phobos and AJAX

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 JavaScript-centric AJAX-enabled Web applications using Java, Ruby, PHP, and 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)