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Enterprises have been making significant investments to create SOA infrastructures that produce SOA and Web services. The focus is now shifting to 'putting a face on SOA' by enabling distributed business units to easily consume these services and thus accelerate SOA benefits and ROI. N...
The enterprise Web ecosystem is becoming increasingly complex, comprised of multiple disparate partner sites, data sources and Web services - all of which make up the new mashup world. And while the method of delivering enterprise applications may be changing, the users expectations fo...
With millions of iPhones sold in recent months, enterprises are challenged with how to manage the influx of these personal devices coming 'in the back door' without compromising security policies. One IDC analyst states, 'Bringing secure enterprise wireless email to the Apple iPhone br...
jMaki has evolved from giving developers the ability to sprinkle AJAX into their web apps easily to be a full AJAX framework. jMaki has evolved once again with the jMaki Webtop which lets you quickly create mashups using jMaki widgets that can interact with each other. The jMaki Webtop...
Learn about the best kept secret in AJAX application development! This session will help you save weeks of time as you learn how to create AJAX solutions that rival desktop type GUIs with astounding ease using the TIBCO General Interface professional AJAX toolkit. Understand what makes...
As much as we like the term real-time, it has over time become too saturated to lend itself any use to Web 2.0 technologies that really mean it. Question is; what do we actual mean with 'real-time'? In what context is it used? And what impact will it have on your business? This session...
The Apache Trinidad project offers you more than 100 AJAX-building components for an AJAX-integration, that is almost for free. It also provides you a client- and server-side AJAX-API, for leveraging 3rd party libraries such as Dojo or Yahoo UI. Facelets lowers the pain, when creating ...
In this session, Chris, lead developer on the RDT (Ruby Development Tools) Project, will review all of the major features of the Aptana IDE - a free, open source, cross-platform, JavaScript-focused development environment for building AJAX applications. It features code assist on JavaS...
As Web 2.0 drives 'atomization' of the Web, APIs become critical to distribution and revenue. But looking beyond free API distribution - how do you turn your APIs (features) for new channels, products, and revenue? How do you ink 'for pay' API, priority partner, and OEM syndication dea...
Performance measurement and analysis in the public sector is in the infancy stages, but already AJAX can be leveraged to bring easy to use, powerful Web-based user interfaces into this space. We will examine what the challenges are to measuring performance and then demo how AJAX tackle...
We are entering an era of Rich Internet Applications (RIA), and many enterprise development managers are facing the dilemma - which way to go - remain with tried and true Java or .Net or experiment with such newcomers as AJAX, Flex, Silverlight, or JavaFX. While Internet brings a lot o...
Jon Ferraiolo will introduce the industry consortium that drives AJAX standards and interoperability: the OpenAjax Alliance. He will provide an overview of recent accomplishments, particularly OpenAjax Hub 1.0, but focus on new initiatives. Among the new initiatives are two mashup-rela...
The Web needs fixing. The standards and recommendations that define the Web were last revised in 1999. Since then, the Web has grown from a document retrieval system into an application delivery system. We have made significant progress since then, due to the cleverness of the Web deve...
Web 2.0 mashups are real and going mainstream. Come learn how to combine employee expertise and rich information to produce new insights and winning strategies. Learn how your employees can unlock and transform any information into just exactly what's needed to make the best possible d...
The absence of JavaScript support in today's search engine crawlers presents a serious SEO dilemma for Websites generating some or all of their content with JavaScript DOM manipulation. A quick glance at a million server headers eaten by Splunk and crawled by Grub shows the severity of...
qooxdoo is a comprehensive and innovative open-source Web application framework (http://qooxdoo.org). In this session, you will learn how to leverage object-oriented JavaScript to build professional AJAX applications. No HTML, CSS nor DOM knowledge is needed to create impressive user i...
Web application developers and designers often give up on building rich, interactive user interfaces because they lack the JavaScript skills to make it happen. AJAX development power tools--including Dreamweaver, Spry and off-the-shelf AJAX components--make it easy to build rich user i...
Zapatec announced the launch of its AJAX Events Calendar, a single-page, multi-user solution, providing full desktop functionality in an easy-to-deploy calendaring solution. Developers can now embed the Calendar in any application or purchase it as a software package, a hosted solution...
As AJAX matures as a technology, its use in large applications has increased significantly. But large applications require more extensive amounts of code, which leads to the inevitable performance bottlenecks and memory constraints associated with non-trivial application development. I...
Syndication has long been a staple of AJAX development, but increasingly syndication languages such as Atom are becoming the primary vectors for more sophisticated data applications, and in the process may make SOAP/WSDL based Web services architectures increasingly obsolete. This sess...
Leading enterprises rely on declarative AJAX to develop RIAs, enterprise mashups and composite applications. This approach separates the UI from business logic, resulting in faster and more cost-effective application development and maintenance. In this session, attendees will explore ...
AJAX isn't just for rich UIs and mashups anymore. Web 2.0 has infiltrated the enterprise workforce, and IT departments all around the world just like yours are feeling the pressure to make every back-office, call center, trading blotter, inventory management, and systems performance ap...
The Rich Internet Application marketplace has changed a lot since the early days, when there were only a handful of players and the options for building applications were limited to HTML, Java or Flash (before Flex existed). HTML was typically the choice for static information portals,...
Web 2.0 mashups are real and going mainstream. Come learn how to combine employee expertise and rich information to produce new insights and winning strategies. Learn how your employees can unlock and transform any information into just exactly what's needed to make the best possible d...
Seam Remoting provides a convenient, AJAX-based client API for interacting with server-side Seam components with very little up-front development effort. This presentation will briefly introduce Seam and describe the features of Seam Remoting, demonstrating how easy it is to write clie...
In this session Jon and Sumeer will describe current work at OpenAjax Alliance on OpenAjax Hub 1.1 and secure mashups. Mashups have the potential for revolutionizing the way Web applications are developed, but there are security risks. In order to unleash the industry, OpenAjax Allianc...
There are many controls and extenders provided by the AJAX Control Toolkit that can be used to enhance ASP.NET user interfaces. The ValidatorCallout is used with the existing validation controls to show a nice box with the validation message that points to the field in error. The Colla...
Powerful, unprecedented demographic and economic trends are propelling dramatic long-term growth in the wealth management industry. At the same time, competitive forces are driving rapid productivity gains in wealth management firms. Those firms who leverage information technology (IT)...
REST and AJAX are two of the hottest buzzwords in the Web. While one describes an high-level architectural style of creating highly scalable Web applications, the other is used to create innovative and highly-interactive client-side Web applications. With the open source Apache Sling F...
The Spry framework provides a lightweight, flexible set of tools for building rich user interfaces and integrating XML and JSON data into Web pages. This session will explore the fundamentals of the Spry framework including dynamic datasets, widgets and visual effects, as well as broad...
Comet is the new kid on the block in the world of RIA and with it comes the promise of streaming HTTP communication - a transport mechanism that allows real-time message delivery to applications that run natively in the browser. However, despite its promise, current implementations of ...
In this session, you'll see first-hand how to use stylesheets and an easy arrangement of divs and spans that will let you make your Web application just like many of the native iPhone applications that come with the phone. You'll see how to do the 'Edge to Edge' and 'Rounded Rectangle'...
If you have not been introduced to the concept of the 'Comet programming', then now is the time to become acquainted. Comet is a revolutionary technology that replaces the old request-response driven Web development model and the use of polling. With this new client-server communicatio...
While AJAX, as XML co-inventor Tim Bray puts it, 'tries to do everything in the browser using just what the browser ships with,' RIA frameworks like Adobe AIR, Microsoft Silverlight, and JavaFX aim to take developers beyond the limitations of the browser. 'I'm not brave enough to predi...
'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 2008 East in New York City, Crockford intends to argue that, since the Web has...