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Introducing ZK 5: Future of RIA

The first Ajax framework to combine the productiveness of server centric architecture with control of client side programming

With the advent of ZK 5 come some very important changes.

  • LGPL License: ZK 5 is now moving over to the LGPL license offering more freedom and allowing ZK to be integrated with other frameworks that use different licensing models.
    • Freedom of use
  • Client+Server Fusion: With ZK 5's revolutionary architecture, developers can not only leverage the productivity boost of the server-centric architecture, but also the full controllability and instant responsiveness of client-side programming.
    • Productivity boost
    • Full control
    • Simplicity
    • Freedom of implementation
  • jQuery: ZK 5 now allows developers to maximize the user experience using enterprise-level ZK widgets and the simplicity of jQuery.
    • Comprehensive widget set
    • User satisfaction
    • Freedom of imagination

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More Stories By Robbie Cheng

Robbie Cheng is an Evangelist of the ZK framework. He is the principal developer of ZK Mobile for Android and ZK Forum. He is the co-author of the book "ZK: Ajax without the Javascript Framework" and has published many articles on AJAXWorld Mgazine, TheServerSide, and Javalobby. He has also spoken at various events, Google Developer Day, Mobile Monday, and OSDC 2009.