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AJAX is quickly emerging as the best solution for developing a new generation of functionally rich, highly interactive Web applications - Rich Internet Applications (RIAs). Web 2.0 applications from companies like Google, Yahoo, and Flickr all use AJAX extensively. As a result of the s...
Latency is one of the greatest downsides of AJAX applications. Reducing the interval between user requests and server response is critical for creating and serving faster applications. This session will detail how developers can diminish this lag by implementing user end processing to ...
Over the next couple of years the world of Internet as we know it will change dramatically, providing users with Web applications that go far beyond what we can create today using RIA platforms such as Dojo and Flash. Next generation Internet applications will provide you with instant ...
As he consumed Eric Schmidt's press briefing during the Google CEO's mid-week stopover in Seoul, Korea, web strategist Jeremy Owyang posted a note on Twitter saying that he was 'Laughing at Eric Schmidt's definition of Web 2.0...' ? 'He says that Web 2.0 is AJAX. ROFL' Owyang wrote, im...
Learn 2007 Evans Data findings and trending information on AJAX and what they mean to your business. Topics covered in this session include: Global and regional overall developer populations, Global view of technologies using AJAX, Status of AJAX within the software development industr...
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...
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...
Enterprise software must be maintainable through a multiyear lifecycle, accommodating reorganizations and personnel changes. Static languages benefit heavily from tools: the build process provides a formal integrity check and dependency analysis. For dynamic languages used in AJAX deve...
AJAXWorld Conference & Expo 2007 East sponsors included: Laszlo Systems (Diamond Sponsor), JackBe (Platinum Sponsor), Adobe (Platinum Sponsor), Cynergy (Platinum Sponsor), Backbase (Gold Sponsor) Google (Gold Sponsor), Nexaweb (Gold Sponsor), ICEsoft (Gold Sponsor), Oracle (Gold Sponso...
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. T...
RadView Software Ltd. has joined the OpenAjax Alliance. Radview has long been committed to the use of open standards and believes that standardizing AJAX development will facilitate the adoption and use of this technology, particularly in Enterprise 2.0 applications.
David Boloker is a Distinguished Engineer and Chief Technical Officer for Emerging Internet Technologies in IBM Software Group. Previously, he held the position of Chief Technical Officer for Java Technologies in Software Group. He is recognized in and outside IBM as a technical leader...
Web Spiders is a global provider of Rich Internet Application RIA/AJAX development services and Systems Integration services for Independent Software Vendors and Corporations. With its Offshore Delivery Centers in India and account centers in Europe and America, the company bridges the...
Microsoft Silverlight is a cross-browser, cross-platform plug-in for delivering the next generation of .NET based media experiences and rich interactive applications for the Web. Silverlight offers a flexible programming model that supports AJAX, VB, C#, Python, and Ruby, and integrate...
The Eclipse JavaScript Development Tools (JSDT) is an open source component of the Eclipse WST (WebTools) Project. JSDT provides some of the most powerful JavaScript development capabilities available anywhere. It can be used by both developers using AJAX, and by AJAX library developer...
MS AJAX combines rich, cross browser client side libraries with ASP.NET's popular server side development technology to offer an ideal developers toolbox for developing the next generation of Web Applications. In this session Joe will guide you through all three sets of MS AJAX technol...
As web applications evolve to contain more functionality and content, 80-90% of the time it takes a web page to load is spent downloading components in the page (images, scripts, stylesheets, etc.). Solutions that reduce the number of components improve the user experience greatly by m...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Jon Ferraiolo will serve as the Technical Chair for the International AJAXWorld Conference & Expo 2007 West to take place on September 24-26, 2007, in Santa Clara, California. SYS-CON Media Group Publisher and Editorial Director Roger Strukhoff will ...
The AJAX Company Backbase announced that its Enterprise AJAX software suite will support Apple's long-anticipated iPhone. Aligning its development with Apple's unfolding strategy for the sexy new device, Backbase has added support for the new platform, including Apple?s Web browser for...
Lightstreamer is the leading provider of push technology for live data distribution. Based on the AJAX-Comet paradigm (a.k.a Streaming AJAX or AJAX Push) it streams real-time data to any AJAX application without the need to download or install anything on the client. Lightstreamer Serv...
AJAXWorld 2007 West will take place on September 23-26, 2007, at the Santa Clara Convention Center, in Santa Clara, California, and will offer a new dedicated 'iPhone Track.' Another dedicated track will offer a comparative education opportunity for conference delegates on emerging RIA...
Laszlo Systems, a global leader in Rich Internet Application (RIA) software, today announced that it has appointed George Shahid as chief financial officer, Chris Helgeson as senior vice president of engineering, and Reid Thomas as senior vice president of worldwide sales and distribut...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Nexaweb joined AJAXWorld Conference & Expo 2007 West as 'Gold Sponsor.' Nexaweb's Enterprise Web 2.0 solutions enable enterprises to rapidly deploy Richer, Thinner, Faster applications over the Web. Specifically, applications built with Nexaweb deli...
This session will serve as an overview of Google's AJAX APIs and describes how to create cool hacks and fun mashups with several of Google's hottest AJAX APIs, including Google Maps, AJAX Search/Feed, Google Web Toolkit, as well as Google Gadgets. Special attention will also be given t...
TIBCO Software, a leading AJAX technology provider and the 'Gold Sponsor' of the upcoming AJAXWorld Conference & Expo 2007 West, announced the release of TIBCO PageBus and the donation of its core AJAX message bus technology to the OpenAjax Alliance Hub project. This endeavor will help...
With most leading AJAX frameworks, there are many security concerns today as they run client-side. In products based on Backbase and Tibco, for example, security issues can only be addressed by writing business rules twice - once for live execution in the client and once for server-sid...
Mozilla COO John Lilly calls Steve Jobs' browser ambitions and the thinking behind it 'out-of-date, corporate-controlled, duopoly-oriented, not-the-web thinking' because it divides up the world - and access to the web - between Microsoft and Apple making no allowance for Linux, Firefox...
There are a couple of very common issues in enterprise publishing, and they almost invariably lead to bottlenecks. For example, if the designer is the only person who can modify a page layout, even minor changes will depend on his or her availability. If only a small number of people i...
Facebook recently acquired Parakey. Congrats to Joe and Blake, two of the original co-conspirators behind the skunkworks project now known as Firefox. Joe is also known for Firebug, and for his recent work on iUI, a lightweight tool for building simple iPhone apps. While the Facebook p...
'It takes a village,' said Cynergy vice president Dave Wolf (pictured) most recently at AJAXWorld Conference & Expo 2007 East, 'to build an engineering team capable of writing world-class Rich Internet Applications.' You cannot create the right atmosphere in a 'cubicle farm,' he conten...
Larry Ellison's NetSuite, a vendor of on-demand, integrated business management application suites that provide ERP, CRM and e-commerce functionality for small and medium-sized businesses and divisions of large companies, announced SuitePhone, a capability that allows NetSuite customer...
ICEsoft Technologies, a leading provider of enterprise AJAX solutions, announced the availability of ICEfaces 1.6.0, the newest release of ICEsoft's flagship AJAX development environment. Among its other improvements, ICEfaces 1.6.0 offers complete integration with JBoss Seam 1.2.1 GA,...
'The results of our recent global customer survey clearly show that legacy systems are being positioned by IT organizations as significant players in the new enterprise,' said Joe Gentry, CTO of Enterprise Transaction Systems, Software AG. 'Customers are no longer asking, 'How do we...
Jep Castelein from Backbase was interviewed at JavaOne 2007, and talked about the company's recent partnership with Kapow as well as other announcements that the company, based in the Netherlands but with new offices in the U.S., has been making.
Also on the future roadmap is AJAX tooling for the Zend framework. Gutmans first explained the AJAX tool at the AJAXWorld Conference earlier this year. When completed, the Zend component model AJAX tool will be a full development environment complete with drag-and-drop components, cros...
Vertex Logic delivers Rich Internet Web 2.0 solutions that are especially targeted towards community-collaboration and rich user interfaces with images. The company has successfully delivered solutions such as 1) An online Design Tool for PsPrint.com. It is an example of our media ric...
Sun Microsystems, a creator and industry leading advocate of emerging technologies, is revolutionizing and redefining system-wide management of rich, standards-compliant, Internet applications for the next generation Web. A singular vision -- 'The Network Is The Computer' -- guides Sun...
Sybase Tools Evangelist Jonathan Baker discusses Sybase's vision of mobility, including integrating and accessing mobile databases on any number of mobile devices (phones, blackberries, etc.) in this interview recorded at JavaOne 2007.
Custom Credit Systems uses an AJAX-y approach to provide end-to-end loan processing services and applications. Company execs Josh Gertzen and Brian Shaw outlined their vision in this exclusive interview at JavaOne 2007 in San Francisco.
Rob Rachwald, Director of Product Marketing at Fortify Software, outlines the company's commitment to application security, including a number of potential new problems with the AJAX-centric, Web 2.0 age, in this interview at JavaOne 2007.