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Microsoft to Sponsor AJAXWorld Conference & Expo

Microsoft's Brad Abrams will also deliver one of the keynotes of the conference

SYS-CON Events announced oday that Microsoft joined AJAXWorld Conference & Expo 2007 East as a sponsor. Microsoft's Brad Abrams will also deliver one of the keynotes of the conference.

Meaningful, productive, forward looking AJAX is at core a balance. A balance between client and server. A balance between commercial and open source. A balance between single platform and multiplatform. A balance between de facto and du jour standards. A balance between well established and emerging technologies. Come hear from Microsoft's Brad Abrams, who has been designing parts of the .NET Framework since 1998, how Microsoft is supporting and encouraging this balance with ASP.NET AJAX (formerly code-named “Atlas”) and future technologies.

Speaker Bio: Brad Abrams is Group Program Manager for Microsoft's rich Web client framework for building AJAX-style applications, ASP.NET AJAX (formerly code-named "Atlas"). He has been deeply involved with the .NET Framework 3.0 and Windows Vista efforts from their beginning, was a founding member of both the Common Language Runtime, and .NET Framework teams at Microsoft where he leads the UI Framework and Services team. Abrams has been designing parts of the .NET Framework since 1998 when he started his framework design career building the BCL (Base Class Library) that ship as a core part of the .NET Framework. He was also the lead editor on the Common Language Specification (CLS), the .NET Framework Design Guidelines and the libraries in the ECMA\ISO CLI Standard. Co-author of Programming in the .NET Environment, Abrams was also editor on .NET Framework Standard Library Annotated Reference Vols 1 and 2 and the Framework Design Guidelines.

AJAXWorld 2007 East Conference & Expo Receives
The Largest Number of Sponsor Support for Any Web 2.0 Event!

SYS-CON Events announced the "charter sponsors" of AJAXWorld Conference & Expo 2007 East which includes; Laszlo Systems (Diamond Sponsor), JackBe (Platinum Sponsor), Adobe (Platinum Sponsor), Cynergy (Platinum Sponsor), Backbase (Gold Sponsor) Google (Gold Sponsor), Nexaweb (Gold Sponsor), ICEsoft (Gold Sponsor), Oracle (Gold Sponsor), Helmi Technologies (Gold Sponsor), JetBrains (Gold Sponsor), TIBCO (Gold Sponsor),  Sun Microsystems (Silver Sponsor), Parasoft (Silver Sponsor), Microsoft (Expo Plus Sponsor),  Lightstreamer (Exhibitor Plus Sponsor),  IT Mill (Exhibitor Plus Sponsor),  FrogLogic (Exhibitor Plus Sponsor), ThinWire (Expo Sponsor), Quasar Tecnologies (Expo Sponsor),  Zapatec (Exhibitor Plus Sponsor), MB Technologies Bindows (Exhibitor), Manning Publications (AJAX Book Sponsor), Apress (AJAX Book Sponsor), Conference Guru (Media Sponsor), Flash Goddess (Media Sponsor), AJAXWorld Magazine (Media Sponsor), Web 2.0 Journal (Media Sponsor), SYS-CON.TV (Media Sponsor), IT Mill (Media Sponsor), Methods & Tools (Media Sponsor), and OASIS (Association Sponsor).

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Ever since Google popularized a smarter, more responsive and interactive Web experience by using AJAX (Asynchronous JavaScript + XML) for its Google Maps & Gmail applications, SYS-CON's RIA News Desk has been covering every aspect of Rich Internet Applications and those creating and deploying them. If you have breaking RIA news, please send it to RIA@sys-con.com to share your product and company news coverage with AJAXWorld readers.

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AJAX News Desk 02/21/07 10:22:38 AM EST

Meaningful, productive, forward looking AJAX is at core a balance. A balance between client and server. A balance between commercial and open source. A balance between single platform and multiplatform. A balance between de facto and du jour standards. A balance between well established and emerging technologies. Come hear from Microsoft's Brad Abrams, who has been designing parts of the .NET Framework since 1998, how Microsoft is supporting and encouraging this balance with ASP.NET AJAX (formerly code-named ?Atlas?) and future technologies.