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RIA & Ajax: Article

Get "Rich" Quick at AJAXWorld, October 20-22 in San Jose, CA

What if you could build the user interface prototype in a matter of days or weeks without a single line of server-side code?

SYS-CON's 6th International AJAX World RIA Conference & Expo will take place October 20-22, 2009, at the Fairmont Hotel, in San Jose, California.

Static HTML wireframes are no longer sufficient to prototype today's rich internet applications (RIAs) built on syndicated content, widgets, DOM manipulation, AJAX calls, and often a substantial amount of custom JavaScript.

What if you could build the user interface prototype in a matter of days or weeks without a single line of server-side code or even a datamodel? What if the business owner could not only play with this prototype, but also provide context specific feedback seamlessly while exploring the prototype? Finally, what if the prototype wasn't a prototype at all, but was the actual user-interface of the final product (zero throwaway code)... even if you haven't decided which server-side technology you want to use (Java, .Net, Ruby, PHP, Python, Perl)?

We do. You can. Come learn.

Speaker Bio:
Matthew Quinlan is vice president of community development at Appcelerator, an open source rich Internet application company. Quinlan has been programming continuously since 1981. He has focused on Web technologies since 1997, when he became chief architect of ValueAmerica.com, one of the first online retailers. As a professional consultant, Quinlan provided guidance on Web development, architecture and content management to Motorola, UPS, Sprint, Vanguard, Intel and dozens of other companies. He has taught courses on Java and J2EE and was a founding member of the JBoss evangelist team, where he spoke about open source software, Java/J2EE and Web application development at industry events and users groups around the country. Quinlan holds a bachelor's degree in Computer Science from Purdue University.

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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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