AJAX is a marketing term that will retain its power as long as vendors retain
a commitment to an Open Web, says Dojo Foundation President Alex Russell.
Alex will present his views as part of the Real-World AJAX Seminar to be held
in San Jose on April 24, and he provides a peak into his presentation in an
exclusive SYS-CON interview that can be found at
Alex is Project Lead for the Dojo Toolkit, President of the Dojo Foundation,
and a Sr. Software Engineer at JotSpot -- the Application-Wiki company. Alex
has been fighting browsers since the late 90's and together with a growing
group of contributors is helping to build the Dojo Toolkit into the preferred
way to engineer dynamic web application interfaces.
"AJAX is allowing developers to make web-based applications function more
like desktop ones," said AJAXWorld Conference 2006 speaker John Andrews
(pictured), President of Evans Data Corp, as Evans - which has been tracking
AJAX since it appeared on the scene - announced recently the results of its
Spring 2006 survey of 400 managers and developers.
Close to half of developers surveyed, Andrews saud, stated that they were
already working with AJAX or plan to do so in the coming year. REST
(Representational State Transfer) use is rising as well.
The Evans Data survey found a 37% incr... (more)
Both ex-Oracle, Jonas Jacobi and John Fallows have teamed up at a new
start-up, Brane Corporation, and both will be speaking on Enterprise Comet at
AJAXWorld Conference & Expo 2007 East, being held 19-21 March 2007 at The
Comet is an advanced technique to enable real-time messaging from a Web
server to one or more browsers, even if some of those browsers are behind a
firewall or proxy server.
In this talk Jonas and John will use Faces, Dojo, Bayeux, Comet, and Grizzly
to illustrate how to build server-initiated message driven JavaServer Faces
components, and ho... (more)
"The Web needs fixing" says Yahoo! Architect Douglas Crockford bluntly,
pointing out that the standards and recommendations that define the Web were
last revised in 1999. In his keynote in March at AJAXWorld Conference & Expo
2008 East in New York City, Crockford intends to argue that, since the Web
has now grown from a document retrieval system into an application delivery
system, the cleverness of the Web development community and the surprising
"The Web is no longer a driver of innovation," says Crockford. "It is... (more)
7-9, DHTML and more with no code changes!
syntax to a variety of formats, including JS 1.5, Actionscript 1 & 2 and
2.0 support! Come learn about this exciting new development, and about the
new features desig... (more)