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'Until now it has been extremely challenging to search the millions of RIAs and dynamic content on the Web, so we are leading the charge in improving search of content that runs in Adobe Flash Player,' said David Wadhwani, general manager and vice president of the Platform Business Uni...
Following the private Beta release last month, DreamFace Interactive announced the general availability of the DreamFace-Fx Mashup Kit for Adobe Flex. As promised, DreamFace-Fx is the first Mashup Kit to reach developers in a comprehensive roadmap which will extend the DreamFace Open S...
Curl made available the newest example of a Curl Nitro 'fit client' application. Designed by Manuel Lima, the founder of VisualComplexity.com, the CurlGraph features a visual representation of the social graph of individual Facebook members. Using the desktop-based application, users c...
Curl has made available the newest example of a Curl Nitro 'fit client' application. Designed by Manuel Lima, the founder of VisualComplexity.com, the CurlGraph features a visual representation of the social graph of individual Facebook members. Using the desktop-based application, use...
Farallon Geographics and its design partner Stamen Designs have been selected by the California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD) to develop a Rich Internet Application (RIA) for the next generation of its 'California Health Care Atlas'. The new Web-based atla...
Many of today (and tomorrow's) development projects lend themselves nicely to RIA application patterns. Brad Abrams, Group Program Manager for the UI Framework and Services team at Microsoft, is giving a breakout session at the 6th International AJAXWorld RIA Conference in October whic...
Server-side JavaScript (SSJS) is growing in popularity fast since developers realize it can drastically simplify Web app creation by letting you use using the same technology stack on both the client and the server. While server-side JavaScript is not new - it was a part of Netscape's ...
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. Unfortunately, rich platforms tend to lead to programming errors and security issues....
According to Jnan Dash, Chief Strategy Officer of Curl, 2008 and beyond will see increased adoption of Web 2.0 in the enterprise. 'But the door for this entry will be RIAs (Rich Internet Applications),' Dash notes, 'rather than mash-ups or blogs or wikis.' An industry veteran who spent...
'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,' says Eric Miraglia, one of the world's leading experts on 'advanced JavaScript utilities and wid...
'The Co-Web, the collaborative, media converged web, is upon us,' says Andrew Donoho, Web Theorist with IBM's Emerging Internet Technology Team, who will be speaking in October at SYS-CON's 6th International AJAXWorld RIA Conference & Expo in San Jose, CA (October 20-22, 2008). Donoho ...
The OpenAjax Alliance has recently published two new white papers, one on Mobile AJAX and one on recent browser advances. The first white paper, Introduction to Mobile AJAX for Developers, provides an overview of AJAX application development for mobile devices. The second white paper, ...
With over 150 bug fixes, Java 5 language support, new compiler optimizations, default visual themes, an entirely new DOM API and JavaScript overlay types, the release candidate of Google Web Toolkit 1.5 has gotten very positive feedback from early adopters, reports Google's Kelly Norto...
Curl is executing on the next phase in its Eclipse strategy with the availability of the beta versions of the new Eclipse-based Curl Rich Internet Application (RIA) development tools. The first release of the Curl Development tools for Eclipse (CDE) and newest release of the Curl Runti...
'I'm looking forward to helping Appcelerator shake up the rich Internet application market,' said Bearden. 'Companies are struggling with how to take advantage of all the money and time they've poured into SOA. Appcelerator answers the question once and for all by enabling them to buil...
'Should CFML developers switch to Java?' asks Andrew Powell in an article this week at SYS-CON.com. 'No,' he answers. ColdFusion is the fastest way to get data to AJAX, Flex, Silverlight, and even JavaFX, according to Powell, who adds: 'ColdFusion also provides complex services easier ...
Nexaweb announced it has contributed new software to the Dojo Foundation that will further advance the use of open source AJAX within a company's critical business applications. The software, dubbed 'dojo.E,' will allow users to more easily create enterprise Web applications based on t...
Cynergy Systems announced it has been selected as a finalist for the 2008 Helios Apollo Awards. In conjunction with the Washington, D.C. metropolitan chapters for the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and SmartCEO magazine, Helios HR, a provider of outsourced human resources...
Curl announced the general availability of the Curl Run Time Environment (RTE) for Macintosh. The Curl RTE is the engine of the Curl Rich Internet Application (RIA) Platform that executes Curl applications and renders code, content and graphics on client machines. As a result of this r...
Curl announced the results from a recent performance benchmark test of the Curl Rich Internet Application (RIA) platform, Version 6.0, and Adobe Flex 3. The test aimed to compare the performance of these two RIA platforms and found the Curl language to outperform ActionScript 3, the pr...
National Instruments announced Measurement Studio 8.5 to add test and measurement functionality to the latest Microsoft development environment with a complete set of .NET class libraries, tools and NI data acquisition driver support for Microsoft Visual Studio 2008. Measurement Studio...
Nearly four years after its initial release, Ruby on Rails is edging ever closer to version 2.1. Rails 0.5 was released June 24 of 2004, and its creator David Heinemeier Hansson hopes that v2.1, currently in release candidate state, will be out any moment. 'We've been adding a ton of e...
'Businesses today are looking to build on the success of their existing technology investments with a future-proof architecture that will support continued enhancements to their enterprise applications,' said Jeremy Chone, newly-appointed CTO of Nexaweb. 'Jeremy brings a great balance ...
Backbase introduced Enterprise AJAX 4.2 for Java, a new Java version of the AJAX framework. This new release offers a complete AJAX solution for Java developers, with support for all popular Java frameworks, including Struts, Spring MVC and Java Server Faces (JSF). Backbase Enterprise ...
WaveMaker announced the release of Visual AJAX Studio version 3.2. The new version introduces a beta installer for Mac OS 10.5 (Leopard) and full support for the Safari Browser, bringing WaveMaker's drag-and-drop Java development to the Mac.
ILOG announced that its latest graphics toolkits for the .NET platform are aimed at helping Microsoft developers create rich internet applications (RIA), specifically interactive and visually-rich diagrams and Gantt charts. ILOG Diagrammer for .NET 1.5 and ILOG Gantt for .NET 3.5, ILOG...
Zapatec introduced the Zapatec AJAX E-mail Client, the second in a series of self-contained modules designed for integration into Web 2.0 applications. Zapatec's AJAX E-mail Client enables developers to add needed web-based e-mail functionality to their applications, freeing them to fo...
DreamFace DataWidgets have gotten a lot of press lately, but what are Woodgets? DreamFace Interactive CEO, Olivier Poupeney gets specific about woodgets while presenting key differentiators of DreamFace's Web 2.0 Open Source Framework in his interview with Jeremy Geelan for SYS-CON.TV ...
'When was the last time you heard about a cool web app that wasn't written in Rails or PHP?' asks Chris Keene, CEO of WaveMaker, in an article published today at SYS-CON.com. 'OK, people still build lots of cool stuff in Java,' Keene continues, 'but the love is gone and it's just a day...
Alpha Software is now shipping Alpha Five Platinum Edition, the ninth release of the company's flagship Web database development platform. It's a development tool that can visually build AJAX-powered applications, integrate SQL databases with drag+drop simplicity, and deliver enterpris...
frevvo announced Live Forms software which enables users and developers to easily create rich AJAX forms with built-in business capabilities. Live Forms provides a complete Web-based design experience that can be embedded into any application and is ideal for Enterprise Social Software...
Curl announced it has released the availability of an Ubuntu Installer for the Curl Rich Internet Application (RIA) platform. Curl is a Rich Internet Application platform that competes with Adobe AIR/Flex, Silverlight, and Ajax. Curl has been shipping with Linux support for RedHat 9, S...
Kaazing Corporation and Sun Microsystems announced an alliance to deliver the scalable and advanced real-time Web 2.0 platform. The integration between Kaazing's real-time Rich Internet Application (RIA) solution, Enterprise Comet, and Sun Microsystems' open source Java EE application ...
Rich Green, executive vice president of Software at Sun, outlined in his keynote presentation at JavaOne in San Francisco a roadmap for the JavaFX family of products that includes a high performance declarative scripting language, JavaFX Script - created for Web scripters, designers an...
Software Research has announced the availability of major new specialized commands in its Patented eValid Website Test & Analysis Suite. eValid has introduced a set of AJAX Playback Synchronization on DOM Element commands that provide direct control of test script playback synchronizat...
According to Sean Walsh, President and CEO of Skyway Software, 'Our Skyway Community is thriving and our members are very talented. We truly look forward to their RIAs submittals and Skyway Builder extensions and are excited that all of the contributions will benefit the entire Skyway ...
Backbase added official support for Adobe AIR, a new runtime environment from Adobe Systems for deploying rich Internet applications (RIAs). This integration lets applications built on Backbase Enterprise AJAX run as applications on the desktop across various operating systems. Applica...
Nitobi enhanced its AJAX component suite with the release of Complete UI Q2 2008. This release strengthens the popular AJAX development tools with Safari 3 support, a new hierarchical grid component, a variety of new themes, and multi-component Dreamweaver extensions that make use-case...
Catalyst Resources and Backbase announced an alliance to provide an end-to-end design and development solution for rich Customer Engagement and Enterprise AJAX applications. AJAX, already the technology of choice for rapid development and deployment of Rich Internet Applications, is be...
Curl announced the beta release of Curl Nitro, the code name for an extension of the Curl Rich Internet Application (RIA) platform which offers enhanced desktop capabilities required by today's enterprises. The Nitro extension simplifies the process of installing and managing Curl appl...