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AJAX technologies currently figure heavily in consumer-based applications, but enterprise adoption of AJAX has been considerably slower and more constrained, due in great part to the significant architecture changes that AJAX tends to bring to the server side, an area where there has b...
Computing infrastructure required for running Web-based software is extremely complex. The number of decisions made on a typical Web application development project can be astronomical. Each decision incurs the price in terms of development and maintenance time. In addition, each infra...
The way we built Web applications yesterday is rapidly changing. As a developer, you now need a new set of baseline skills to keep up amidst a plethora of XML, SOAP, JSON, and other types of information services which are being exposed, consumed, mashed up and processed in new and inno...
The Web 2.0 movement is traveling at astounding speed. The two big players, AJAX and SOA, are becoming key enablers for a new class of Web-based business applications. John will discuss the need for a new type of platform, called the Rich Enterprise Application Platform (REAP), capable...
Building modern SOAs and Web 2.0 sites requires a design style that goes with the 'grain' of the Web. REST, a natural extension of HTTP created by the co-inventor of HTTP, is getting a lot of attention these days because it's easy to work with, aligns well with the Web, and is very hig...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Adobe Systems will be a 'Platinum Sponsor' of the upcoming AJAXWorld Conference & Expo, which will take place on October 2-4, 2006, at the Santa Clara Convention Center, in Santa Clara, California. In addition, Adobe's Jeremy Chone and Christope Coen...
Metadot has announced that it has added new capabilities to Mojo Helpdesk, a simple trouble ticket application that enables organizations to easily manage customer requests and review customer satisfaction ratings. Utilizing Rich Internet Application (RIA) technology, Mojo Helpdesk all...
Parasoft is the leading provider of innovative solutions for automating software test and analysis and for establishing software error prevention practices as an integrated part of the software development lifecycle. Parasoft products and services enable software development and IT org...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Backbase joined AJAXWorld Conference & Expo as 'Gold Sponsor.' Backbase offers Rich User Interface / AJAX software to enable Web developers to create a much richer user experience for their online applications. Our AJAX technology combines the 'rea...
ComponentArt is a privately held software design and development firm in Toronto, Canada, specializing in the creation of software components for Microsoft's .NET platform. The company's products help developers and organizations worldwide reduce their development time and effort, save...
Hosted at the Santa Clara Convention Center in the heart of Silicon Valley, AJAXWorld/RIAConference 2006 is the pre-eminent conference exploring user-centric Rich Internet Application design and development. Cynergy Systems' Dave Wolf has been selected to present a one hour session foc...
Cynergy Systems' Dave Wolf will present a session at the conference, entitled 'Developing RIA's from Front-To-Back: Turning the Process Upside Down.' The disruptive influence brought about by the introduction of Rich Internet Applications driven by a multitude of technologies has broug...
Millions of Canadian internet users will Yahoo! in an entirely new way this week as Yahoo! Canada unveils the new yahoo.ca and Yahoo! Canada en Français - part of the most comprehensive redesign in the company's history. The new homepage puts Yahoo!'s millions of Canadian users at the ...
Technologist and entrepreneur Gianni Milanesi has created a lightweight JavaScript enhancement that adds AJAX functionality to WordPress blogs. It speeds up load times, increases the responsiveness of the user interface and gives the blog an overall cooler look. The script can be downl...
Michael Buffington has been an entrepreneur and Web application developer for over 10 years. He cofounded Price.com Inc. in 1998, authored an advanced-level book on Macromedia's ColdFusion, and helped architect measuremap.com, Adaptive Path's new Weblog analytics service. Most recently...
InterAKT Online announced the release of MX AJAX Toolbox. This Dreamweaver extension empowers web developers and designers to build AJAX sites. You can now integrate AJAX controls and widgets into your existing projects or build complete AJAX sites from scratch.
The underpinnings of what today is considered Web 2.0 are technologies such as AJAX, Comet, blogs, Wikis, Social Interactive software and Web components. These can all be utilized to create a new breed of Web applications that integrate content from many sources in the enterprise and W...
The Thinkpad T43 that caught fire in the United lounge at LAX isn't the only thing setting the West coast alight just now: there's no doubt that the AJAX wildfire, too, continues in 2006 to burn with ferocious heat, culminating October 2-4 in the Santa Clara Convention Center with the ...
As the result of his visit last week to Japan to speak at the 2006 ProWise Power Forum in Tokyo, Coach Wei - Chairman and CTO of Nexaweb - discovered that in Japan they have been adopting 'Web 2.0' technologies for some incredibly complex and mission critical systems with great success...
JackBe, the provider of enterprise solutions that integrate SOA and AJAX to deliver the next generation of rich Internet applications, announced Bob Bianchi has joined the company as vice president of sales. Bianchi, formerly an executive in sales and alliances at Novell, will report t...
This AJAXWorld Conference session discusses how Java EE 5 technologies can be used to create next-generation Web 2.0 applications. It covers how rich interactive GUIs similar to traditional desktops can be designed with AJAX, enabling features such as mash-ups, tagging, and user partic...
Amazon joined today to other sponsors and exhibitors to participate at the first international event. The first international AJAXWorld Conference & Expo to take place on October 2-4, 2006, at the Santa Clara Convention Center, in Santa Clara, California, located in the heart of Silico...
Building AJAX applications that rival desktop GUIs is no trivial task. In contrast to moderate DHTML enhancements to HTML pages, desktop-like GUIs such as Yahoo! latest Mail Beta, introduce new requirements of memory management, data and component caching, and DHTML rendering optimizat...
Increasingly, industry pundents, seasoned developers, and bloggers alike are labeling 'Web 2.0' as nothing but jargon and a new spin on old technologies. In this session, Coach Wei will examine the state of confusion around 'Web 2.0,' debunk the myth that Web 2.0 doesn't involve new te...
Widget platforms are a natural fit for sites such as eBay, because by using Web services you can monitor the status of ever-changing data. However, there are unique challenges you will need to overcome in order to use Web services in your widget, such as security constraints, authentic...
Available on Java.net since early May under the Common Development and Distribution License, Ajax4JSF is an open-source java.net project that aims to bring Ajax functionality to JSF components.
ICEsoft Technologies, Inc., the rich web company, today released ICEfaces Enterprise Edition v1.0. ICEfaces is the only integrated AJAX application framework for Java EE. ICEfaces extends JavaServer Faces, enabling Java developers to easily create and deploy thin-client rich web applic...
Serebrum will launch Axon - a wiki-based, 100% AJAX (Asynchronous JavaScript and XML) content management system - at DEMOfall '06 IT conference. 'Axon brings together the best of what wikis offer and extends the concept to meet the needs of enterprise users,' said Krishna Polineni, CEO...
John F. Andrews will present a session entitled 'AJAX by Numbers' at the AJAXWorld Conference & Expo which will take place October 2-4, 2006, at the Santa Clara Convention Center, in Santa Clara, California.
One of the most powerful aspects of Rails is the ease with which new functionality can be added, and existing behaviours modified to suit the needs of any project. Plugins are a controlled mechanism for working with such enhancements, making it easy to share them between your projects,...
Ruby on Rails, as it has come to be known ever since, certainly hit a dry spot. Armed with Hansson's mantra - such as 'Don't Repeat Yourself' and 'Convention Over Configuration' - developers found that Ruby on Rails (RoR) empowered them, allowing beautiful code to solve the problems mo...
AJAX, SOA, Web Services. These powerful new technologies provide the foundation for a new generation of applications, converging unprecedented user centricity, connectivity to functionality and content, and automation - ultimately putting the web to work on behalf of the individual. Re...
While AJAX-enabled Web applications can deliver a richer user experience, they typically adhere to the standard Web model where interaction is user-initiated, and are not typically well suited to delivering instantaneous presentation of dynamically changing content. AJAX Push (also ref...
Much of the focus in using AJAX has been around implementing Web 2.0 applications. There are, however, many ways that legacy applications can be improved by using AJAX. From client-side form validation, grid sorting to fetching only the data that's changed between pages, AJAX can signi...
While AJAX has been a great leap forward, the major limitation is that it can only talk to the domain on which it is loaded. This is directly opposed to one of the other major Web 2.0 initiatives, namely interoperability. This presentation will explore how using JSON can push Web 2.0 f...
This AJAXWorld session discusses how Java EE 5 technologies can be used to create next-generation Web 2.0 applications. It covers how rich interactive GUIs similar to traditional desktops can be designed with AJAX, enabling features such as mashups, tagging, and user participation. It ...
Bret Taylor will demonstrate AJAX development with Google Web Toolkit, Google's new development tool that lets you write browser-compatible AJAX applications in Java. In his AJAXWorld session, he will demonstrate some of the most widely used features of GWT, including browser history m...
InterAKT Online has announced the release of MX AJAX Toolbox. This Dreamweaver extension empowers web developers and designers to build AJAX sites. You can now integrate AJAX controls and widgets into your existing projects or build complete AJAX sites from scratch.
With JackBe joining the event as a Platinum Sponsor, the lineup of charter sponsors and exhibitors of the conference now comprises some of the leading AJAX technology providers in the world, including Adobe, IBM, TIBCO, Backbase, JackBe, ComponentArt, Helmi Technologies, Laszlo Systems...
Learn about Adobe's next-generation client that will extend the reach and capabilities of today's Rich Internet Applications, freeing them to run outside the browser, on desktops. Join Apollo product management and experience compelling RIAs for the desktop built using familiar web dev...