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Many of today (and tomorrow’s) development projects lend themselves nicely to RIA application patterns. Brad Abrams, Group Program Manager for the UI Framework and Services team at Microsoft, is giving a breakout session at the 6th International AJAXWorld RIA Conference in October which will use the 100% free Silverlight runtime and Visual Studio tools to show delegates how Silverlight offers a compelling RIA development experience that works on Linux, the Mac and Windows as well as all major browsers. "With HD video, vector based graphics and a rich set of controls including DataGrid," notes Abrams, "Silverlight offers a compelling development experience in nearly any programming language you’d like from C# and VB to JavaScript and Python." In his session, Abrams adds, delegates will learn how to use Visual Studio to create applications, how to create UI... (more)

OpSource To Sponsor AJAXWorld Conference & Expo

SYS-CON Events announced today that OpSource, the experts in delivering Web applications and software as a service for on-demand companies, joined AJAXWorld Conference & Expo 2007 West as a sponsor/exhibitor. OpSource, the SaaS delivery experts, is focused on providing the operational infrastructure and ongoing services that enable software companies, On-Demand businesses, and Web applications providers to deliver and maintain the highest quality Web-based solutions. By choosing OpSource as a SaaS partner, OpSource customers are freed from infrastructure management and can focus on... (more)

Google's Bosworth and Rademacher Join "Real-World AJAX" Conference Faculty

"Real-World AJAX" Seminar added two more rock stars to its faculty, Adam Bosworth, Google's vice president of engineering and Paul Rademacher, the creator of HouseingMaps.com. Bosworth and Rademacher will both be part of the "Real-World AJAX" San Jose faculty, which will take place on Monday, April 24 2006, at the Doubletree Hotel in San Jose, California. Adam Bosworth is Vice President of Engineering, Google. He joined Google in 2005 from BEA Systems, where he was Chief Architect & Senior VP of Advanced Development. Prior to joining BEA, Bosworth co-founded Crossgain, a software... (more)

Web 2.0 News and Wrapping Up "Real-World AJAX" Seminar

Web 2.0 News and Wrapping Up Real-World Ajax It's been a busy, busy week indeed in the Web 2.0 and Ajax space.  Never mind the interesting discussions and news that came out this week on the Web, I've been traveling and indeed will be traveling to various Web 2.0-related events for the next week or so.  Expect lots more coverage as I start to dedicate more time to detailed blogging here.  At least for those of you who may not be able to attend all of these happenings, you'll get a good feel for all of things that are going on and can participate here, as always. Before I dive back ... (more)

OpenLaszlo and AJAX: Building End-to-End Rich Internet Applications

A high-level look at the architectures that support OpenLaszlo applications will be given next week (March 20) at AJAXWorld Conference & Expo 2007 East by Adam Wolff (pictured), chief software architect of Laszlo Systems. In addition to demonstrations of some high-profile examples on the web today, Wolff will build a fairly complete example application from scratch. He'll also examine the workings of OpenLaszlo 4.0, which allows developers to create DHTML or Flash from a single source code base. Wolff will conclude with a discussion of the pros and cons of each runtime environmen... (more)