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
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)
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 re... (more)
The subject of Web 2.0 has become profoundly important over the last year.
Web 2.0 describes the next generation of the Web as an application platform
where most of a user's software experience resides. The subject is somewhat
controversial, but it's becoming ever more apparent as the successor to
monolithic system architecture, prepackaged software, and traditional Web
Software as a Service (SAAS) and Web as Platform are only two of the larger
mantras of Web 2.0 that most of the major software vendors have begun to
embrace recently. Yet not only is Web 2.0 still v... (more)
Web 2.0 and the Five Walls of Confusion
I was reading the coverage of MashupCamp on Tech.Memeorandum today and I came
across Adam Greene's coverage of one of the sessions. He was complaining a
bit about the cognitive dissonance he was encountering trying to comprehend
the data flows in Edgeio, Michael Arrington's prominently covered new Web 2.0
startup. Specifically, his concern was that the average person would almost
never be able to sort out what was really happening, even though Edgeio is
specifically designed for the "blog garden" of relatively average users.
Unfortunately, ... (more)
SYS-CON.TV started streaming six new AJAX and Rich Internet Applications
power panel programs and interviews this week. These programs were taped
live earlier in the week in SYS-CON.TV's Times Square studios.
"Real-World Ajax" Seminar speaker Rob Gonda on AJAX with Jeremy Geelan
Charles Fiesel on RIA and AJAX with Jeremy Geelan
"Real-World Ajax" Seminar panelist Dion Hinchcliffe on WEB 2.0 with Jeremy
Rich Internet Applications PowerPanel with Jeremy Geelan
WEB 2.0 and AJAX PowerPanel with Jeremy Geelan
ClearNova Steve Benfield Live AJAX Webinar on SYS-CON.TV