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As AJAXWorld 2008 East in NYC next week approaches, speakers have been blogging in anticipation, sow e thought we'd bring you a quick round-up here of what's being said in advance of next week's frontal assault on the worlds of front-end engineering, User eXperience, and Rich Internet ...
From Brisbane to Berlin and from Tokyo to Toronto, delegates began converging on New York today as the 5th International AJAXWorld Conference & Expo got under way in New York City. Delegates are coming from a record 31 different countries, eager to play catch-up with all that's been ha...
DreamFace Interactive would like to invite you to stop by their booth at AJAXWorld and discover DreamFace Interactive. Building on the major concepts of Web 2.0: Do IT Yourself, Personalization and Sharing, DreamFace is announcing the Ultimate Web 2.0 Framework for Building Enterprise...
Day Software will be featured at AJAXWorld East 2008, highlighting the company's technical expertise in the areas of REST and AJAX. At the show, Day Software's Lars Trieloff, product manager for collaboration and digital asset management, will give a presentation entitled, 'REST and AJ...
The work of Billy Hoffman, lead security researcher for SPI Dynamics (www.spidynamics.com), which was purchased by Hewlett-Packard last year, has been featured in Wired, Make magazine, Slashdot, G4TechTV, and in various other journals and Web sites. Today though he is in full flow at t...
'We are thrilled to work with Microsoft to add playback of rich, web-based Flash Player compatible content and PDF document viewing to Windows Mobile,' said Al Ramadan, senior vice president, Mobile and Devices at Adobe, as Adobe today announced that Microsoft has licensed Flash Lite s...
Stratavia announced the availability of its latest release, Data Palette 5.0. This new version introduces an AJAX-based user interface design, providing a rich user experience for centralized global IT administration. It also features advances in standardizing and automating complex, e...
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...
Hot on the heels of Apple's announced iPhone SDK, Relevantis released its Dynamic Ads solution for iPhone. The platform is to enable interactive AJAX advertisements on mobile phones, allowing advertisers to interact with customers in a personalized and engaging manner.
There is now a spectrum of Rich Internet Application (RIA) technologies - including Adobe Flex, Adobe AIR, Microsoft Silverlight and Curl - that go beyond the traditional functionality that AJAX provides. These platforms provide distinct benefits for moving complex desktop and client-s...
Complex event processing and RIA used together turbo charge application development. In this presentation we base our story around real life success in building a real-time trading application. A thrilling demo is included.
Fueled by the explosive growth in digital media and user generated content, the demand for storage has increased exponentially, placing significant stress on current 'in house' storage architectures and costly overcapacity build-outs. Factoring in time-to-market pressures as well as po...
In this presentation, we'll introduce Laszlo Webtop 1.2, a framework built on OpenLaszlo for delivering multiple RIA/AJAX-based communications and collaboration applications. Coupled with Webtop's breakthrough cinematic user interface is a corresponding server-based SOA framework that ...
AJAX Data Services is a JavaScript library that lets AJAX developers access the messaging and data management capabilities of Flex Data Services directly from JavaScript. It lets you use Flex clients and AJAX clients that share data in the same messaging application or distributed data...
Last year, the overall demand for RIAs outpaced the qualified supply chain. Industry analysts expect the explosive growth to continue in 2008. Anthony Franco, President, EffectiveUI, will discuss how this unprecedented increase in RIA adoption - especially by the Fortune 500 - will ena...
Enterprises are enthusiastically embracing the shift from traditional client/server computing to SaaS. Inspired by customers who have embraced the Web, developers are using RIA tools to create innovative new on-demand business applications. One important factor in the shift from tradit...
New interaction paradigms and complex user interface controls of AJAX have raised concerns about access and usability for users of all backgrounds and abilities. Client-side JavaScript code may assume certain language or cultural conventions, alienating vast audiences. Graphical and mo...
This session will address issues to consider when selecting an AJAX toolkit and the most effective IDE for the implementation. It will identify the 30-40 UI components most commonly used in business and mission critical software applications that can be used as a benchmark for evaluati...
Microsoft introduced Silverlight as cross-platform, cross-browser next generation RIA solution. No matter you have LAMP, ASP.NET or JAVA Web application, you can take advantage of Silverlight to impress your user with the 'WOW' effects. This session will use real world implementations ...
ASP.NET AJAX is a natural candidate for RIA development under the .NET framework. However, there are other complementary or even alternative technologies that are worth your consideration. This session will start with a brief market overview and outline the pros and cons of some of the...
jMaki is an AJAX framework that provide a wrapper over rich widgets from multiple toolkits such as Yahoo!, Dojo and many others. jMaki-wrapped widgets can be easily used in a JSP, Rails, PHP and Phobos app. This session will explain what jMaki is and show using live code demos how easy...
PHP is the server-side technology behind the majority of Web 2.0 sites like Facebook, Flickr, Technorati, Ning, and Web 2.0 applications like IBM's QedWiki, Wordpress and SugarCRM, the new generation of Rich Internet Applications (RIAs). Zend's CTO Andi Gutmans will explain the three e...
In this session, Laurence Moroney, Microsoft, will introduce Silverlight 2.0 and how it can be used to easily and productively build next generation Rich Interactive Applications using C#, XAML, JavaScript, AJAX and more. He will demonstrate how to go from Zero-to-Hero as well as how t...
Open source, open platforms, open development environments... 'Open' can mean a lot of things, and the differences between one 'open' and another can be significant. David 'Lefty' Schelsinger will examine the various aspects and uses of the term 'open' as it relates to the current evol...
Many business developers want to start using AJAX by enhancing the forms in their existing applications. This presentation will demonstrate how to quickly and easily add AJAX capabilities to standard HTML forms using the Dojo toolkit. The talk is geared to developers who want to enpowe...
Jeff Haynie will introduce the audience to Appcelerator's open-source RIA platform. Attendees will learn how Appcelerator has been able to help developers create AJAX-based RIAs in less than 1/3 of the time, with up to 90 percent less code, and with no Javascript or third-party toolkit...
Web Developers these days should use libraries, for the main reason that all libraries want the same thing: make it easier for developers to think about building their applications rather than worrying about quirks and failures of Web browsers. Some libraries go even further in giving ...
Come learn how to take your UI to the next level with Silverlight. You'll see how powerful Zoomable interfaces can be built (hint: bring some 3D Red and Blue glasses!), how ink can be integrated into your Web UI, how internationalization is a piece of sushi and how rolling your own con...
Caucho presents a new API and infrastructure for Enterprise Comet applications which takes care of issues such as thread and session management, while using an interface familiar to Java developers who have used JavaEE Servlets. Demos will be presented which use this framework and GWT ...
With Rich Internet Application credits that include Watson and Spring for Mac OS X, Robb Beal has directed user experience design in projects ranging from rich business intelligence to consumer stock trading to consumer news and entertainment portals. Currently he is the principal syst...
Leading RIA practitioner Jeff Tapper, who has been developing Internet-based applications since 1995 for a myriad of clients including Conde Nast, Harley Davidson, Toys R Us, IBM, Dow Jones, American Express and Morgan Stanley, is giving a session in mid-March at the 5th International ...
'Tutorials tend to focus on building new applications from the ground up,' notes Pathfinder's Brian Dillard, who has recently written an 'AJAX Overhaul' Tutorial. 'In the real world, programmers are more likely to constantly refine an existing app.' Dillard is a member of Pathfinder De...
The movement to empowering business users via Enterprise Mashups, which began to gather momentum in 2006 and 2007, has now gathered speed to the extent that at the upcoming AJAXWorld Conference & Expo 2008 East in New York City in mid-March, there is a dedicated track showcasing the in...
Nexaweb announced that it has established operations in Europe by signing a partnership with Enable-U. Nexaweb's partnership with Enable-U is the latest step in the company's international growth strategy which began with expansion into Japan in 2004 and Korea in 2007.
The original founder and visionary behind Grub, the distributed Web crawler recently re-purchased by Wikia, Kord Campbell currently serves as chief evangelist at Splunk.com. At AJAXWorld Conference & Expo 2008 East in New York City in mid-March, Campbell will be giving a session on how...
The recently-released 'Xythos On Demand' is a Software as a Service (SaaS) content management service for smaller businesses and departments of larger organizations. Xythos recognized that rolling out a successful SaaS would involve more than simply repackaging their existing Enterpris...
Recently named one of Tech's Best Entrepreneurs by BusinessWeek and also nominated for Ernst & Young's Entrepreneur of the Year, Hooman Radfar - Founder & CEO of Clearspring Technologies - is speaking in mid-March a AJAXWorld Conference & Expo 2008 East on how widgets are reshaping the...
Project Zero is an agile development and execution environment which leverages REST and scripting runtimes to speed and simplify development of dynamic Web applications. Project Zero includes a scripting runtime for Groovy and PHP with application programming interfaces optimized for p...
Consumer applications such as Google Maps have opened the eyes of business users to a new Web experience, but the technology behind Google Maps -- AJAX -- poses significant development and maintenance challenges. Although powerful in the hands of rocket scientists, AJAX has been beyond...
The iPhone is transforming the Web as we know it and compelling every Web designer to consider handheld portable devices. This session covers various aspects of iPhone and iPod Touch development. It will include tips and tricks as well as best practices to follow. Williams also covers ...