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The Web has evolved into a structured data space of loosely connected databases, enabling granular data access-by-reference to Web-accessible entities, courtesy of HTTP. This evolution and the emergence of AJAX-based RIA technologies lay the foundation for a new generation of libraries...
SaaS based applications continue to grow at a staggering rate. According to software market analysts, SaaS represented approximately 5% of business software revenue in 2005 and, by 2011, 25% of new business software will be delivered as SaaS and will grow at a 21% % annual growth rate ...
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...
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...
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...
Today, there is a wealth of technologies to take advantage of to add AJAX behaviors to your Spring-based Java Web applications. This session will assume you know the basics of AJAX and Spring, and will dive straight into evaluating the leading AJAX technologies, and how to integrate th...
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...
WaveMaker announced that Mavirroco Consulting has successfully built and deployed an open source web directory and content management system for the Medical College of Tarijas using WaveMaker Visual AJAX Studio. The new internal Web application, called 'ColMed,' allows doctors to secur...
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....
Apple has introduced a number of extensions to the JavaScript programming language to assist iPhone Web developers. Including new fast lookup functions, native SVG graphics processing, CSS effects, database storage and full screen mode. These new functions will transform the way Web an...
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 ...
This session will provide an in-depth look into the use of HTML 5 WebSocket and the techniques and technologies required to build Comet applications with it. Additionally, the speakers will discuss the trade-offs between emerging de jure standards (such as HTML 5's WebSocket) and de fa...
SL Corporation, a provider of real-time monitoring, analytics, and visualization software, today announced the availability of RTView version 5.0. This latest release allows users to mix and match a variety of Web 2.0 technologies ? including AJAX and Flash ? to deliver the most effici...
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...
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...
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. Learn how organizations can improve workflow...
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...
Many of today (and tomorrow's) development projects lend themselves nicely to RIA application patterns. Silverlight offers a compelling RIA development experience that works on Linux, the mac and windows as well as all major browsers. With HD video, vector based graphics and a rich set...
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...
By producing a popular RIA widget you can distribute your code to millions of users practically overnight. Most widgets are designed to gather data from the web and then present that data to the user. In order to enable this functionality, Google Gadgets for example support a rich prog...
Rich Internet Applications using AJAX technology has truly improved the end user experience. But, as a developer if you are new to it, be warned: AJAX projects can quickly degenerate into a nightmare of spaghetti script. Large JavaScript technology code bases are often hard to write, r...
In this session that no developer who uses JavaScript or ActionScript will want to miss, delegates will learn how to: Overcome common hurdles and pitfalls of client-side only JavaScript development. Speed up development time by cutting out extra server-side code and processing script...
This session will cover how to integrate various Google APIs including Google's AJAX APIs including Maps, AJAX Search and Feed into superior AJAX mashups. The session also shows how to use Google's App Engine as an AJAX Web application provider. Finally, this session will also show how...
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...
For the last couple of years, there has been a lot of giddiness around the creation or Rich Internet Applications or RIAs. Their fluidity, animation and ability to present and manipulate large amounts of data makes them readily appealing to businesses that want to go beyond the linear ...
Those of us in the business of writing rich Internet applications have seen the focus swing from how to add richness to how to manage richness and the resources it demands in the browser. Steve Souders's recent volume from O'Reilly, High Performance Web Sites, and the canonical perform...
Web applications continue to evolve to support a far richer user experience than in the early days of the Internet. However, delivering these solutions adds complexity and demands additional programming skills. This session provides an overview of how the innovative IBM Rational techno...
Enterprise developers (and users) definitely want Web 2.0 features, but unfortunately very few of them have the time to learn and keep up with the swift pace of advancement in AJAX. One approach to solving this problem is to take a bunch of AJAX features and bake them into APIs stored ...
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 plugin architecture, many even begin ex...
In today's Internet age, having a presence online is standard, if not critical. SynthaSite, the do-it-yourself free Web site builder, released a newly enhanced user interface that makes it easier for everyday Internet users and small businesses to leverage the reach of the Internet...
Developer Express extends its award winning ASP.NET and AJAX enabled component collection with beta 1 of its updated ASP.NET HTML Editor. The ASPxHTML Editor Suite allows you to deliver web applications with rich text editing functionality.
Enterhost, in order to provide business communication software for its dedicated server clients, has renewed its partnership with SmarterTools.
Cynergy Systems announced the opening of its Boston office. Located at 34 Farnsworth Street in the popular Seaport area, Cynergy's newest office is in the heart of Boston's growing digital media community.
Curl announced the release of its Curl Data Kit (CDK), the second product to be delivered from Curl's Open Source initiative. As the newest addition to Version 6.0 of the Curl Rich Internet Application (RIA) Platform, the CDK library facilitates building data-centric applications in Cu...
QlikTech announces the general availability release of Version 8.5 of QlikView, its award-winning business analysis solution. The highlight of QlikView 8.5 is a groundbreaking ?Set Analysis? feature that allows comparisons among virtually any sets of associated data ? providing users w...
AJAX is about a rich user interface that is not just reactive but also pro-active; it's about content, perhaps socialized (user-generated) content; and it's about pain-free deployment, with loosely coupled services.
WaveMaker, a provider of open source tools for rapid Web application development, today announced that Mavirroco Consulting has successfully built and deployed an open source Web directory and content management system for the Medical College of Tarijas using WaveMaker Visual Ajax Stud...
Catalyst Resources released a 'green audit' of their software-as-a-service (SaaS) collaborative workspace project that allows distributed business teams of all sizes to work virtually and seamlessly online. The Rich Internet Application (RIA) enabled Catalyst Resources to reduce its ca...
Curl announced that the University of Hawaii at Manoa will be leveraging the Curl Rich Internet Application (RIA) platform this year for an independent study project entitled 'Anti-Keylogger for Secure Web Applications.' Curl was selected as the technology for the course because of its...