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The Browser, the Portal, and the Desktop Demo Live from AJAX World

Laying the foundation for a device-independent, network-centric world

With advances in AJAX and RIA technology, the line between the browser and the desktop is becoming blurred. Web applications are being integrated into the desktop; desktop-like applications are running on the Web. Meanwhile, Web portals and start pages often host multiple applications, serving as a possible replacement desktop. Where do mobile phones and other non-PC devices integrate into this world? In this session, David Temkin discusses today's trends in user experience, programming models, and infrastructure, laying the foundation for a device-independent, network-centric world.

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David Temkin is CTO and Founder of Laszlo Systems. In this role, he has positioned the company to become the next technology standard for rich Internet applications. Under his direction, Laszlo developed its patent-pending open source product suite and extended operations to both coasts of the United States. Before founding Laszlo, David was senior director of engineering at Excite@Home, where he led a team of 55 engineers, designers, and technical writers responsible for developing the company's consumer software.

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March 18-20, 2008, New York City
AJAXWorld Conference & Expo 2008 will provide delegates with the optimum balance between RIAs, Rich Web Technologies and AJAX, while underlining business needs, technology potential, and enhanced user experience.

This year at AJAXWorld the relentless focus is not only on where RIAs are now but also where Rich Web Technologies are headed, where Enterprise Web 2.0 and Social Applications are taking the software development industry and the end user, and how Rich Web Technologies are transforming our businesses and our lives.

Delegates will learn how RIAs are making money and gaining market-share for some of the leading businesses in the world.

The real-world questions that will be answered by this year's 140+ sessions are those that currently preoccupy working developers, architects, IT managers and business line managers. The 2008 tracks include:

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  • iPhone Developer Summit
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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 12/03/07 04:14:37 PM EST

With advances in AJAX and RIA technology, the line between the browser and the desktop is becoming blurred. Web applications are being integrated into the desktop; desktop-like applications are running on the Web. Meanwhile, Web portals and start pages often host multiple applications, serving as a possible replacement desktop. Where do mobile phones and other non-PC devices integrate into this world?