With the recent rise in popularity of web technologies such as Ajax and
Flash, it has become possible to create richer user experiences on the web.
Even though these technologies are not actually new, we are now seeing their
widespread adoption. One of the hallmarks of this experience is the move away
from the neccessity of always having to refresh the page for interaction.
Instead of a standard page-to-page experience, we now have the opportunity to
more closely model the real flow of the user.
Obviously a whole economy has been built around the page-based model.
Designers have designed in "chunks" while user's have thought more in
"flows". Information Architects have traditionally embraced this page model
in design artifacts such as wireframes. This presentation takes a survey of
these interaction styles, looks at why they work or don't work and explores a
set of ... (more)
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On Monday October 20 in San Jose, California, the top Rich Internet
Applications event of the Fall opens its doors: the 6th International AJAX
World RIA Conference & Expo, with top industry keynotes from Microsoft's
Silverlight supremo Scott Guthrie and Adobe's Chief Technology Officer, Kevin
Lynch, headlining a lineup of speakers that includes some of the finest front
end engineers, UI experts, user experience specialists, and software industry
innovators anywhere in the world.
There will be a Full Expo Floor for two of the event's three days
Most companies, especially from the banking domain, develop a large amount of
their software in C/C++, and generally, they are not interested in
redeveloping the code in any other new generation language, such as .NET or
Java, due to cost and performance reasons. One well known advantage  to
sticking with the C++ legacy application is performance. Most scientific
applications are intentionally developed in C++ for the same reason. But
then, integration of this existing functionality with the new application is
a big issue. The solution to this problem is incubating service ori... (more)
ILOG has announced ILOG JViews 8, the latest version of ILOG’s
award-winning Java graphics tools suite that targets more users in the user
interface collaboration chain – from developers and graphic designers
to application administrators – and eases the creation of supervision
and monitoring applications. The new release introduces new tools for
creating more realistic-looking active symbols representing real-world
objects, resulting in richer user displays, and a new feature that allows for
easy and rapid creation of dashboards. ILOG JViews 8 also offers deepe... (more)
SYS-CON Events announced today that Jon Ferraiolo will serve as the Technical
Chair for the International AJAXWorld ™ Conference & Expo 2007
West to take place on September 24-26, 2007, in Santa Clara, California.
SYS-CON Media Group Publisher and Editorial Director Roger Strukhoff will
serve as the Conference Chair for the event.
Ferraiolo manages operations and leads many activities at the OpenAjax
Alliance, an organization of leading vendors, open source projects, and
companies using AJAX that are dedicated to the successful adoption of open
and interoperable AJAX-based ... (more)
SYS-CON Events announced today that the AJAXWorld Conference & Expo 2007
West, which will take place on September 23-26, 2007, at the Santa Clara
Convention Center, in Santa Clara, California will offer a new dedicated
Another dedicated track will offer a comparative education opportunity for
conference delegates on emerging RIA tools such as Adobe Flex, Microsoft
Silverlight, and Sun JavaFX.
The world’s leading Rich Internet Applications & Web 2.0 event is
expected to attract more than 2,000 i-technology developers. AJAXWorld grew
from a single track, ... (more)