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WaveMaker announced the release of WaveMaker Visual AJAX Studio 4.0. WaveMaker Studio is an open source development tool that makes it easy to build visually stunning web applications. With just 15 mouse clicks and zero coding, a developer can build and deploy a sleek, web-based applic...
Tealium Incorporated, a provider of high-end, results-oriented Web analytics consulting, announced the availability of Tealium TrackEvent, a solution designed to decouple development from web analytics implementation of rich internet applications (RIA) such as Flash, Flex and Ajax site...
A beta release of the open source NetBeans 6.5 IDE is being offered by Sun Microsystems on Wednesday. The beta, available for download, has features such as an IDE-wide "QuickSearch" shortcut, a more user-friendly interface, and an automatic Compile on Save feature. Developers can buil...
The AJAX for IBM WebSphere Platform Early Program is an optionally installable product extension for IBM WebSphere Application Server Version 6.1 and WebSphere Application Server Community Edition that offers targeted, incremental new features that can make Web applications running on ...
Contextware announced the release of version 3.1 of its namesake software. Contextware v3.1 improves execution by helping businesses capture and communicate rich detail on how to perform any business process, procedure or best practice.
Michael Phelps is not the only one breaking records and winning gold at the Olympics in Beijing. If Microsoft's Silverlight continues to have the success it has had in streaming video coverage of the Olympic Games around the world, it could mean gold for Microsoft as the software gian...
25% percent of new business software will be delivered as SaaS by 2011, according to Gartner. RIAs are essential for SaaS applications. But the characteristics of SaaS RIAs can be very distinct from other web applications, including componentization, scalability, unified user experienc...
Proving necessity is the mother of all invention, Google’s mobile team has developed an iPhone interface for Google Translate.
In this session Thomas will share his experience in migrating from AJAX to Flex, the advantages/disadvantages that Flex has as the primary client for a consumer web-based SaaS product, and his vision of how Flex + AIR via any desktop + Mobile (in one or more technical forms) takes us a...
In every field of design one of the first things students do is learn from the work of others. They study and break down real-world examples in order to understand the underlying principles and patterns that make for successful design. Then they learn to apply these to their own set of...
As any successful marketer knows, understanding customer needs and designing an experience tailored to those needs contributes to the overall success of the product. Whether the portal is private, such as an intranet-based reporting tool, or public, such as an enterprise application de...
jQuery is a rapidly growing, popular JavaScript library. Its powerful and modular architecture, which emphasizes a simple yet heavily extensible API, has helped it to become one of the most popular Javascript Libraries. Because of its dead-simple plug-in architecture, many even begin e...
As Web-based applications are pushing the "Rich User Experience" envelope, AJAX is quickly becoming a standard front-end for any PHP application. But unfortunately as PHP applications that utilize AJAX are being forced to morph from two-tier to three-tier architectures, pushing code to...
JavaScript 2 is becoming increasingly important. Learn how to take advantage of JavaScript 2 while still running in today's browsers. Leverage your current JavaScript and HTML skills to build applications that run in Flash 7-9, DHTML and more with no code changes! OpenLaszlo 4.2 includ...
Not only enterprise portals integrators are using AJAX at the portal level but now they can also use it for the development of more user-friendly JSR-168 portlets. With the arrival of new standards, AJAXified JSF Components like IceFaces ot RichFaces became a reality that can be portab...
RIAs provide the promise of an excellent User experience, but the ultimate success of the UX is driven more by the skill of the developer than the tool selection itself. This session will discuss the foundation and importance of the application of cognitive science techniques to the pr...
This Session will demonstrate why social networking is more than just marketing buzz; it is a relational model that has been used for years to define the way human beings interact, and it is the next step in the natural evolution of the Web.
The first email message was sent over 40 years ago and email is the dominant form of electronic communication today, containing a unique data repository with rich context about people’s lives. Given the mass acceptance and potential value of email, it’s worth considering what apps can ...
As the mobile Web matures, we see more and more people running around airports with their mobile devices in hand, searching for hotel rooms, reading the news, or just playing video games. People are more connected with their mobile phone today than any other electronic device they use....
With Web as the new platform, it’s very clear that client-server application architecture of yesterday must migrate to the Rich Internet Applications (RIA) of tomorrow. This new RIA platform yields significant improvement to the user experience (UXP) while lowering the Total Cost of Ow...
There are several innovations within the HTML 5 specification that will forever change the direction of the Web, and one in particular - WebSocket - that will revolutionize the way we develop and deploy Web applications. Until now, bi-directional browser communication has been an elusi...
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...
Many new model mobile devices allow the "Web Runtime" (i.e., the browser engine) to invoke device capabilities from JavaScript, such as access to current location (e.g., via GPS), phone dialer, camera, address book, calendar, email, and SMS, whereas previously these services were only ...
The Networked Application is an emerging design pattern in rich Internet application development. The crux of the pattern is to push all user interface code to the client. The client "downloads" the application, and the application then communicates to one or more servers. This session...
The advent of .NET 3.5 marks a turning point in how .NET developers approach programming. "It is our belief that .NET 3.5 in general, and Silverlight in particular, will change programming more significantly than anything that has come from Microsoft for a least a decade," state bestse...
JavaScript is one of the most interesting and misunderstood programming languages in common use today. Most developers will go their entire careers without realizing its full potential. It's not often that you get a language that supports the feature set that JavaScript does, while sti...
The Co-Web, the collaborative, media converged Web, is upon us. The Co-Web is interpersonal; it is about getting work done together. It is much more than surfing a YouTube/Google Map mashup while Twittering with co-workers. Showtime uses those same technologies to build a Co-Web page w...
Come see a no-slides, code-only presentation that starts with a blank directory and builds a data-driven, AJAX enabled, ASP.NET web application from scratch that implements common AJAX patterns with the rich set of AJAX Control Toolkit, accesses data with LINQ, and implements standards...
Curl announced that it has completed the final phase of its Eclipse development strategy with the general availability release of Curl Development tools for Eclipse (CDE). The CDE is a set of Eclipse plug-ins that provides an environment for developing programs in the Curl language an...
Keynote Systems is a provider of on-demand test & measurement solutions for continuously improving the online experience. As an independent third-party, Keynote provides IT and marketing executives with an unbiased view into their Internet services from around the world and enables com...
Appcelerator is an open source software company specializing in products and services for rapid rich Internet application (RIA) and SOA-based services development. The Appcelerator Platform SDKs enable developers to develop rich AJAX and DHTML applications using cross-browser widgets, ...
Synology Disk Station DS207+ scores 5 out of 5 in the categories of features, performance, value for money, and overall evaluation, receiving the Editor's Choice award from Personal Computer World Magazine, UK. After a prudent testing on 8 popular 2-bay NAS servers on the market, the e...
Designed to “deliver content across all the screens of your life,” Sun's rival to Adobe's Flash/Flex - JavaFX - today releases a preview release of the JavaFX SDK, focusing on the RIA workflow. Sun's aim is to help the world's six million Java developers to create RIAs.
Desktop Alert Inc. a premier provider of network centric emergency mass notification systems to the United States Government pronounced that it has completed its Geographic Information System (GIS) for implementation with the Desktop Alert Mass Notification System. The GIS implementati...
WaveMaker announced a strategic partnership with on-demand financial Web services provider Xignite. Together, Xignite and WaveMaker will simplify the process by which financial services organizations integrate key financial information into the processes and applications their employee...
Read about Forrester's findings on RIA security included in a Forrester Research paper valued at $775 titled 'Securing Rich Internet Applications' by Jeffrey Hammond, plus find out about Curl's Security Architecture in a new Curl white paper titled 'Developing Secure Rich Internet Appl...
Scott Guthrie isn't much bothered whether they're called 'Rich Internet Applications' or 'Rich Interactive Applications' - Microsoft, where Guthrie is Corporate Vice President of the .NET Developer Platform and therefore head of the Redmond team behind Silverlight 2, uses both. In a re...
NetSuite announced new capabilities for its flagship CRM product, NetSuite CRM+, featuring AJAX-powered workflows that enhance ease-of-use of marketing automation and knowledge management functionality used in customer support and customer service. These new workflows center around ste...
Ajax specialists, Nitobi Inc., releases Complete UI 2008 Q3 with enhancements to two of the suite's Ajax components, support for JavaServer Faces (JSF), and support for Firefox 3. Nitobi's Complete UI integrated platform for building web user interfaces includes 10 Ajax-powered compone...
The pressure is on to keep pace with Web 2.0 entrants into the marketplace. Rewriting is expensive; adding AJAX widgets results in a complex, unmaintainable application. Both require you to hire scarce JavaScript developers. Google Web Toolkit -- the SDK that allows you to write AJAX i...