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Backbase CEO and co-founder Jouk Pleiter (pictured) will reprise a presentation concerning AJAX Best Practices at the Real-World AJAX Seminar April 24 at the San Jose Hilton. Pleiter initially presented this information to an enthusiastic audience at the inaugural Real-World AJAX Seminar in New York on March 13. As Pleiter explains, "AJAX is now so popular that we tend to forget that it's only one year ago that the term AJAX was coined. Because the technology is so young, there is a huge need for AJAX best-practices, and there are few people who can provide these." Pleiter says that Backbase has been working with AJAX for more than three years, and has been able to create a large set of best practices. His talk identifies the typical AJAX challenges, and presents the best practices that will enable developers to become more productive with their AJAX projects. Backbas... (more)

Web Services With Web 2.0 Interfaces Are Surging – Thanks to AJAX

"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)

An AJAXWorld Look at The Rise and Rise of Enterprise AJAX and RIAs

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. February 2005 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 arc... (more)

IBM Named "Platinum Sponsor" of AJAXWorld Conference & Expo

SYS-CON Events announced today that IBM became a “Platinum Sponsor” of AJAXWorld Conference & Expo 2007 West. The world’s leading Rich Internet Applications & Web 2.0 event is expected to attract more than 2,000 i-technology developers. AJAXWorld grew from a single track, one-day seminar, less than a year ago, into a four-day international conference & expo with more than 150 sessions delivered in nine simultaneous tracks, by more than 120 faculty members. The conference now includes the world famous AJAXWorld University's AJAX Developer Bootcamp, OpenLaszlo Tra... (more)

AJAXWorld Conference Sponsored by Developer Search Engine Leader Krugle

SYS-CON Events announced today that Krugle joined AJAXWorld Conference & Expo 2007 West as sponsor/exhibitor. The most significant rich internet applications and Web 2.0 event of the year will take place September 23-26, 2007, at the Santa Clara Convention Center, in Santa Clara, California. Click here for discounted registration Click here to submit your paper Krugle, the code search engine for developers, was founded in 2005 around the concept of search-driven development. The Krugle Enterprise appliance indexes code and presents it in context of other software assets that develo... (more)