Retirement planning website NewRetirement.com announced complete
implementation of its suite of retirement calculators and services using
Microsoft’s .Net Framework 2.0, SQL Server 2005 and Visual Studio 2005.
Using the developer platform’s standard ASP.Net 2.0 features, like
Membership and Profiles, NewRetirement offers a customized user experience.
Microsoft’s developer platform enabled NewRetirement to deploy rapidly
the website’s visitor personalization features.
These features give users the ability to evaluate their need for products,
such as a reverse mortgage or long term care health care insurance, and to
asses and track their retirement personal finances. Built from the ground up
with Microsoft’s software, NewRetirement’s free retirement
calculator, the retirement services inquiry process, and community advice
As interest in mobile AJAX gathers in the wake of the Apple iPhone release,
the ICEfaces open source project is poised to deliver mobile AJAX
solutions. This presentation talks about why the server-centric nature of
the ICEfaces technology provides inherent advantages in the mobile space. You
will get a brief overview of the ICEfaces technology and see how it is
applicable to resource-constrained mobile devices. There is also a
demonstration of a mobile ICEfaces application running on both the Safari and
Opera mobile browsers. Finally, you will learn about some of the emerging ... (more)
Applibase announced an open source visual AJAX builder, called
AppliBuilder, and online mashups creation service at datamashups.com. The
service allows users to create mashup applications online, using a
drag-and-drop visual builder.
AppliBuilder allows developers to quickly create useful web applications from
a wide variety of visual components. With support for REST Web Services and
SQL databases, AppliBuilder provides easy ways to collect and present data in
web applications. This brings together the power of data integration and web
components, and gives developers easy ways... (more)
"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)
There are a number of different frameworks that will do much of the heavy
lifting for AJAX developers, from the well-known such as TIBCO GI, Dojo and
ThinWire to the perhaps less well-known Taconite framework. Which is best
suited to doing what job - and why? This fundamental question will be the
central concern of this Lunch Time "Power Panel" during the first day of
AJAXWorld Conference & Expo 2007 East.
The first "Power Panel" on this subject - moderated by AJAXWorld 2006
Conference Chair and Host Jeremy Geelan and simulcast on SYS-CON.TV - was
held 7:15PM - 8:00PM Wednesday,... (more)