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Once the news got out that it had welched on its 2005 patent pledge to the open source community and had threatened TurboHercules (TH) with patent infringement, IBM had to come up with some cover story or another to contain the fallout. So it switched places with many of its observers ...
Development of enterprise Flex/Java rich Internet applications benefits from using automated data integration solutions and productivity tools. Currently Adobe offers LiveCycle Data Services ES2 (LCDS) and open source BlazeDS 3. While LCDS is certainly a great piece of software f...
This article discusses Open Source compliance and the challenges faced when establishing a compliance program, provides an overview of best practices, and offers recommendations on how to deal with compliance inquiries.
Web Page Performance was one of the big topics at the Ajax Experience in Boston this week. Steve Souders - author of High Performance Web Sites and Even Faster Web Sites - talked about the top things to look into when analyzing web page performance.
Brad Windecker launched today "Open Source for Small Business" topic on Ulitzer. A topic for open source software specific to the small business marketplace. Small and midsize companies can today take advantage of the maturity in open source applications. This topic will collect storie...
Zimbra is open source server software for email and collaboration - email, group calendar, contacts, instant messaging, file storage and web document management. The Zimbra email and calendar server is available for Linux, Mac OS X and virtualization platforms. Zimbra syncs to smartpho...
"Ten years ago," serial entrepreneur Coach Wei told me in this interview a while ago, "I was as a poor graduate student naive enough to start a company at the bottom of the 'dot-bomb' burst. I learned so much coping with the 'nuclear winter,' raising $18M in financing, working through ...
At AJAXWorld RIA Conference & Expo, the OpenAjax Alliance announced the successful interoperability of two key technologies with more than a dozen AJAX products. These advances will further enable software developers to create enterprise-class web sites with Web 2.0 features using its ...
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...
A round-up of the overall themes and topics being presented at the 6th International AJAXWorld RIA Conference & Expo at The Fairmont Hotel in San Jose, CA, October 20-22, 2008 - including AIR & Flex, AJAX, ASP.NET, Business Case for RIAs, Cloud Computing, Comet, Google Web Toolkit (GWT...
Conference Theme: Beyond AJAX to the Rich Internet Application & Rich Interactive Experience Era. Sponsorship and Exhibit Opportunities Offered on a First-Come First-Served Basis. To inquire about sponsorship and exhibit opportunities please contact Carmen Gonzalez at 201-802-3021 or b...
Rich Internet Applications offer the potential to fundamentally change the user experience and in doing so, yield significant business benefits. The theme of this October's AJAX World Conference & Expo 2008 West is 'Beyond AJAX to the RIA Era' and the Call for Papers, which is still op...
In every field of design one of the first things students do is learn from the work of others. They study and break down real-world examples in order to understand the underlying principles and patterns that make for successful design. Then they learn to apply these to their own set of...
This session describes current work at OpenAjax Alliance around AJAX tooling and AJAX mashups. AJAX developer tools have been hampered by lack of interoperability among various IDEs and AJAX toolkits. This session introduces a new XML industry standard, OpenAjax Metadata for AJAX Libra...
Industry experts are arguing that enterprises now realize that endorsing Web 2.0 is going to happen via RIAs. Improving the user experience and adding interactive visualization is just the starting point. RIAs also offer scalability, reliability, performance, and security on par with w...
On October 20-22, in the San Jose Fairmont Hotel, California, AJAXWorld 2008 RIA Sponsors and Exhibitors will be viewed as the leading companies driving the future of Enterprise Rich Internet Applications. This year at AJAXWorld RIA Conference & Expo 2008 West, delegates will have the ...
Rich Internet Applications offer the potential to fundamentally change the user experience and in doing so, yield significant business benefits. The theme of this October's AJAXWorld Conference & Expo 2008 West is 'Beyond AJAX to the RIA Era' and the Call for Papers, which is still ope...
This session will cover how to integrate various Google APIs including Google's AJAX APIs including Maps, AJAX Search and Feed into superior AJAX mashups. The session also shows how to use Google's App Engine as an AJAX Web application provider. Finally, this session will also show how...
Appcelerator is an open source software company specializing in products and services for rapid rich Internet application (RIA) and SOA-based services development. The Appcelerator Platform SDKs enable developers to develop rich Ajax and DHTML applications using cross-browser widgets, ...
Nicholas Thomas, co-founder and COO of Finicity, believes that Flex + AIR via any desktop + Mobile (in one or more technical forms) can take us a step towards the vision that Mark Weiser presented in his original works on ubiquitous computing. As the primary client for a consumer web-b...
Microsoft introduced Silverlight as cross-platform, cross-browser next generation RIA solution. This session will use real world implementations to show you how to build a Silverlight application from start to finish, as well overall strategy why we should or shouldn't use Silverlight....
RIAs offer the potential to fundamentally change the user experience and in doing so, yield significant business benefits. The theme of this October's AJAXWorld Conference & Expo 2008 West is 'Beyond AJAX to the RIA Era' and the Call for Papers, which is currently still open, specifica...
Many new model mobile devices allow the "Web Runtime" (i.e., the browser engine) to invoke device capabilities from JavaScript, such as access to current location (e.g., via GPS), phone dialer, camera, address book, calendar, email, and SMS, whereas previously these services were only ...
The Co-Web, the collaborative, media converged Web, is upon us. The Co-Web is interpersonal; it is about getting work done together. It is much more than surfing a YouTube/Google Map mashup while Twittering with co-workers. Showtime uses those same technologies to build a Co-Web page w...
Come see a no-slides, code-only presentation that starts with a blank directory and builds a data-driven, AJAX enabled, ASP.NET web application from scratch that implements common AJAX patterns with the rich set of AJAX Control Toolkit, accesses data with LINQ, and implements standards...
What does the AJAX community want from future browsers? How are these different requests prioritized? Web developers have done amazing things with AJAX for both Web 1.0 and Web 2.0 applications, but what barriers need to be removed to enable the next generation of browser-based innovat...
Today, there is a wealth of technologies to take advantage of to add AJAX behaviors to your Spring-based Java Web applications. This session will assume you know the basics of AJAX and Spring, and will dive straight into evaluating the leading AJAX technologies, and how to integrate th...
Many new model mobile devices allow the 'Web Runtime' (i.e., the browser engine) to invoke device capabilities from JavaScript, such as access to current location (e.g., via GPS), phone dialer, camera, address book, calendar, email, and SMS, whereas previously these services were only ...
The Co-Web, the collaborative, media converged Web, is upon us. The Co-Web is interpersonal; it is about getting work done together. It is much more than surfing a YouTube/Google Map mashup while Twittering with co-workers. Showtime uses those same technologies to build a Co-Web page w...
This session will cover how to integrate various Google APIs including Google's AJAX APIs including Maps, AJAX Search and Feed into superior AJAX mashups. The session also shows how to use Google's App Engine as an AJAX Web application provider. Finally, this session will also show how...
The OpenAjax Alliance is developing an Ajax industry wishlist for future browsers, using a dedicated wiki. The feature list now lists 37 separate feature requests, covering a wide range of technology areas, such as security, Comet, multimedia, CSS, interactivity, and performance.
According to Jnan Dash, Chief Strategy Officer of Curl, 2008 and beyond will see increased adoption of Web 2.0 in the enterprise. 'But the door for this entry will be RIAs (Rich Internet Applications),' Dash notes, 'rather than mash-ups or blogs or wikis.' An industry veteran who spent...
'The Co-Web, the collaborative, media converged web, is upon us,' says Andrew Donoho, Web Theorist with IBM's Emerging Internet Technology Team, who will be speaking in October at SYS-CON's 6th International AJAXWorld RIA Conference & Expo in San Jose, CA (October 20-22, 2008). Donoho ...
The OpenAjax Alliance has recently published two new white papers, one on Mobile AJAX and one on recent browser advances. The first white paper, Introduction to Mobile AJAX for Developers, provides an overview of AJAX application development for mobile devices. The second white paper, ...
The OpenAjax Alliance is requesting industry feedback on two companion initiatives, OpenAjax Conformance and the OpenAjax Registry, which have been under development for the past year. These two technologies have now entered a public review phase that ends on June 30, 2008.
After years of dominance by a single browser, Microsoft's Internet Explorer (IE), and few advances within IE, the world has changed. There is now healthy competition among multiple browsers over standards compliance, AJAX features, AJAX performance and trustworthy computing. The compet...
'Ten years ago,' Coach Wei tells Jeremy Geelan in this exclusive interview with AJAXWorld Magazine, 'I was as a poor graduate student naive enough to start a company at the bottom of the 'dot-bomb' burst. I learned so much coping with the 'nuclear winter,' raising $18M in financing, wo...
'Unlocking content to be remixed into new business value' is the driver of Web 2.0 in the enterprise, says Rod Smith, IBM VP of Emerging Internet Technologies, in this Exclusive Q&A with Jeremy Geelan on the occasion of IBM's release of a new technology created by IBM researchers, code...
The Web is one of the most important technological as well as social/cultural developments in our life. Its global impact is rooted in its openness and its capability to evolve on a democratic basis. However, I have concerns. I'm concerned about the significant corporate interests driv...
The OpenAjax Alliance is developing an AJAX industry wishlist for future browsers, using a dedicated wiki for this initiative. The main purpose of the initiative is to inform the browser vendors about what future features are most important to the AJAX community and why. So far, the al...