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Web 2.0 is one of the hottest things on the consumer Web, but where does it fit in the enterprise? What's the business value and how can developers use new Web 2.0 mashups to bring value to the line-of-business users? These are the questions that Rod Smith, IBM Fellow and Vice Presiden...
Joshua Gertzen believes that Web developers are currently drowning in layers of abstraction, and that the ThinWire development framework takes away all that complexity. 'The framework does all the heavy lifting, letting you focus on creating great solutions for your users,' he says.
Tens of thousands of people in the software industry have been following the major industry trend so far of the 21st century, the rapid disappearance of the old divide that used to exist between desktop and Web applications. Next week, at AJAXWorld Conference & Expo 2007 West, all of t...
'With Yahoo!'s ad and content network, the possibilities for Zimlets and other applications are endless,' said CEO Satish Dharamaraj as Yahoo! revealed yesterday that it is buying the AJAX-based email and collaboration provider that Dharamaraj co-founded in just 2003 for $350 million.
The open source Dojo Toolkit is receiving a new grid widget thanks to the support and collaboration of the Dojo Community. The Dojo Grid is a key component for AJAX and Web application developers as it can handle large amounts of information efficiently and intuitively. The companies i...
In this keynote, David Temkin, Laszlo Systems' founder and CTO, will discuss today's trends in user experience, programming models, and infrastructure, laying the foundation for a device-independent, network-centric world. Attendees will see how desktops themselves are being constructe...
Some end up as casual discussions, others as heated arguments, and some even end more like mini-lectures with the convener just talking about the topic. Each of these outcomes can work in terms of entertaining and educating the delegates, which is why the BOF line-up at this year's AJA...
Dave Wolf, VP of Cynergy Systems, will be the General Session speaker 'connecting the dots' when Cynergy partners with Microsoft at AJAXWorld Conference & Expo 2007 West at the Santa Clara Convention Center next week to showcase what Wolf calls 'The Distributed User Experience' - inclu...
'Do your users complain they are enslaved by poor tools for getting at the information they need?' JackBe CTO John Crupi asks. If so, then you should be looking at the business applicability of enterprise mashups. 'Enterprise Mashups unshackle users,' Crupi will show at AJAXWorld next ...
If you want to learn how to use symfony with JQuery/Script.aculo.us/YUI/Dojo to create enterprise Web 2.0 applications in a hurry, then AJAXWorld Conference & Expo 2007 West is the place to be in under two weeks' time, when Yahoo! developer Dustin Whittle of the symfony project gives a...
Enterprise based mashups are just evolving based on content from within the Enterprise and from the Internet. During the course of his presentation at AJAXWorld 2007 West in 10 days' time, IBM's CTO of Emerging Internet Technology, David Boloker, will discuss the beginnings of the eco-...
ICEsoft Technologies, a leading provider of enterprise AJAX solutions, and the 'Gold Sponsor' of the upcoming AJAXWorld Conference & Expo 2007 West, announced the release of Enterprise Ajax Security with ICEfaces, a new white paper providing a pioneering solution to the security proble...
With the release of RichFaces 3.1, JBoss.org has delivered more Web 2.0 development capabilities on Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (EE). This latest update has built-in support for AJAX via Ajax4jsf, an AJAX framework on JavaServer Faces (JSF). Developers have a framework combined w...
Convention, Models and Talent (CMT Agency), an international model talent and event staffing agency, has launched its new CMTAgency.com Website powered by AJAX and CakePHP. 'We chose CakePHP due to the model view controller (MVC) architectural pattern that is inherent in the framework....
He is the second executive in the past month to say he would leave Google's 44-strong executive team -- three years after the company's initial public offering. Chief Financial Officer George Reyes said he would retire by the end of 2007. Bosworth, who joined Google three years ago, ha...
JackBe, provider of user-driven Enterprise Mashup software, has formed a strategic partnership with Amentra, a business and technology consulting firm that has a mentoring model and a full service SOA offering. The partnership is based on the complementary strengths of the two companie...
Learn how to create a multi-user server-side engine to truly leverage the asynchronous nature of the XMLHTTP Request. (1) The theory behind the server-side process. (2) Building a multi-user application: Creating a client-side request model. Developing a server-side engine that respond...
Most developers are intimately familiar with techniques to combine PHP with client-side JavaScript libraries to create rich user experiences. Moreover, the client-side nature of the JavaScript code offers the ability to develop these rich applications very rapidly. But unfortunately as...
Kaazing and Terracotta announced a strategic alliance to deliver the software industry's most scalable and advanced real-time Web 2.0 technology for financial systems, online gaming, online sports and news broadcasting applications. The seamless integration between Kaazing's real-time ...
Ajax13, Inc., a software development company delivering Web-based applications written using the AJAX-based methodology, has announced the launch of ajaxWindows. AjaxWindows is a Web-based middleware solution that uploads and securely stores all desktop data, documents and content, fre...
Cynergy Systems has announced its participation in and commitment to an early adopter program for Silverlight partners. Cynergy was one of the first rich Internet applications development firms to work with Microsoft to launch a distinct practice that designs, develops, and deploys Sil...
BEA will bundle Flex Builder 2 with BEA Workshop Studio. Adobe will distribute evaluation licenses of WebLogic Server, with Adobe LiveCycle Enterprise Suite. LiveCycle can be deployed with WebLogic in a wide range of applications, from mission critical clustered environments to single ...
After more than a million downloads, Google Web Toolkit (GWT) is no longer in beta. 'This release includes several breakthroughs that make your compiled GWT code significantly smaller and faster,' explains Bruce Johnson, GWT Engineering Manager.
We're all familiar with the names: YUI, Prototype, Dojo, JQuery, MochiKit, Tibco, Backbase, and many more. Some are free; some aren't. Some are well documented; many more aren't documented at all. Some support all the browsers you care about; some don't. Some are accessible and work we...
The Google Calendar API - one of many powerful APIs Google provides to AJAX Web developers - offers the little-known capability to embed a custom Web page directly into Google's Calendar. This hands-on tutorial instructs on the use of AJAX to build feature-rich applets within Google Ca...
AJAX and services are like peanut butter and chocolate. Each makes the other even better. Learn how to use AJAX and services to rapidly create Web applications from reusable pieces and parts. Kevin Hakman, co-founder of the award winning TIBCO AJAX toolkit: General Interface, will show...
AJAX's benefits to consumer sites are well known. But what benefits can AJAX bring to enterprise environments? As a more technologically savvy, confident workforce enters the marketplace, the demand for the integration of more consumer-based, Rich Internet Applications (RIAs) increases...
This session consists of two parts. Part I deals with building secure RIA software and solutions from ground up. This involves applying lessons learnt from building traditional synchronous web applications without using AJAX. 1. Security Architecture Principles 2. Implementing Security...
Mapsolute, a provider of geographic software systems, has introduced the full version of its Map24 AJAX API 2.0 to the Web community. As well as new mapping functionality, improvements have been achieved in performance and flexibility. All functions are also available to over 10,000 so...
Oracle's Ric Smith, ILOG's Patrick Ruzand, Sun's Roberto Chinnici, IBM's Leugim Bustelo & Phil Berkland, Ken Gardner from SOASTA, Joshua Gertzen from ThinWire, Erick Audet from TechSolCom and Jean-Francois Arcand & Francois Orsini from Sun. These are among the more than a dozen high-ca...
Many companies, including IBM, are beginning to find enterprise uses for Web-based Google Gadgets, including intranets, extranets and Internet applications. This talk gives an update on this fast-moving world, and the surprising ways people are taking advantage of this technology. Adam...
In this session, Jon Ferraiolo will explain why 80+ leading companies in the AJAX industry have come together to form the OpenAjax Alliance. He will introduce the alliance's mission and objectives, its accomplishments to date, and its vision for the future. The talk will highlight the ...
It's a great time to be an AJAX or Rich Internet Application developer. Backbase, which is growing quickly, is constantly on the lookout for talented people to join its team. At AJAXWorld 2007 East in March of this year, the company was looking for Senior AJAX Consultants in San Mateo ...
With the recent rise in popularity of web technologies such as Ajax and Flash, it has become possible to create richer user experiences on the web. Even though these technologies are not actually new, we are now seeing their widespread adoption. One of the hallmarks of this experience ...
JavaScript is a language with more than its share of bad parts. It went from non-existence to global adoption in an alarmingly short period of time. It never had an interval in the lab when it could be tried out and polished. JavaScript has some extraordinarily good parts. In JavaScrip...
AJAX applications have the potential to break the enterprise stranglehold currently enjoyed by provider of packaged software suite solutions. Currently, smaller software companies are challenged by the fact that potential enterprise customers, having bought a suite solution, will purch...
Today's Internet usage patterns suggest there's a growing demand for delivering Rich Internet Applications (RIAs) into a seamless, integrated, contextual user experience. Laszlo recognizes this growing vision, offering Webtop 1.2 to enhance application integration through its desktop-i...
SYS-CON Events announced today that 'AJAXWorld Conference & Expo 2007 West' main sponsorship opportunities are now sold-out! Limited number of expo and event sponsorship opportunities that are still available are expected to be completely sold before the end of the month. The new spons...
Animation is becoming central to modern UI design, and essential to the creation of compelling and effective user experiences. New challenges -as well as new freedoms - abound for both the designer and developer when creating these experiences that aim to entertain, educate, and ultima...
Engineering Manager of Yahoo! Teachers Bill Scott, PHP Collaboration Project Leader Andi Gutmans, ICEsoft CTO Stephen Maryka, OpenAjax Alliance Leader & AJAXWorld Tech Chair Jon Ferraiolo, TIBCO GI Director of Evangelism Kevin Hakman, Zend Technologies Evangelist Bradford Cottel, Verte...