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While AJAX has been a great leap forward, the major limitation is that it can only talk to the domain on which it is loaded. This is directly opposed to one of the other major Web 2.0 initiatives, namely interoperability. This presentation will explore how using JSON can push Web 2.0 f...
With JackBe joining the event as a Platinum Sponsor, the lineup of charter sponsors and exhibitors of the conference now comprises some of the leading AJAX technology providers in the world, including Adobe, IBM, TIBCO, Backbase, JackBe, ComponentArt, Helmi Technologies, Laszlo Systems...
Learn about Adobe's next-generation client that will extend the reach and capabilities of today's Rich Internet Applications, freeing them to run outside the browser, on desktops. Join Apollo product management and experience compelling RIAs for the desktop built using familiar web dev...
AJAXWorld University's AJAX Developer Bootcamp is an intensive, one-day hands-on training program that will teach Web developers and designers how to build high-quality AJAX applications from beginning to end.
OpenAjax Alliance, an open industrycollaboration dedicated to developing and expanding Ajax, today announcednew partners and initiatives around the Ajax Community, signaling continuedmomentum for Ajax-based Web technologies.
Combining the power of AJAX with Web services opens the door for a new class of integration-ready enterprise applications. These applications eliminate the Web-tier from the typical 3-tier style, replacing it with a AJAX client powered by an enhanced XMLHttpRequest style programming mo...
AJAX is clearly a case in point. The term 'AJAX' was first mentioned publicly in February 2005 by Jesse James Garrett. But roughly 18 months later, we have hundreds of companies delivering AJAX products, dozens of AJAX open source projects, and nearly everyone in the industry planning ...
SYS-CON Events announced today that two leading AJAX technology providers, U7 Web Technologies and Visible Measures joined AJAXWorld Conference & Expo as exhibitors.
I am excited that OpenAjax Alliance is officially open now. Over the last months months, we have worked very hard and have made some incredible progress, depsite the heterogeneous nature of many different members representing different viewpoints. One person that definitely deserves cr...
For UI developers today, AJAX is key technology that needs to be used when creating dynamic Web applications. The problem for developers is that the AJAX landscape is confusing and there is no one standard way to create an AJAX-enabled UI that will seamlessly work in all browsers.
Building high performance and robust AJAX applications is challenging at best, particularly without proper quality assurance and testing techniques. Dave will discuss how to set up a test framework, methodology, and build process that works reliably and automates much of the tedious ma...
Can a client-side AJAX solution and server-side Faces solution co-exist and play well together? Or are they each solving a similar problem in a different and incompatible way? The authors of Pro JSF and Ajax, Jonas Jacobi and John R. Fallows, will discuss how the JavaServer Faces frame...
Before Copernicus, the sun was thought to revolve around the earth; to speak otherwise was to invite charges of heresy. Copernicus eventually reversed this popular notion by showing that earth in fact revolves around the sun. Similarly on the Web, the server has always been the center ...
SYS-CON Events ( the first international AjaxWorld(TM) Conference & Expo( to take place on October 2-4, 2006, at the Santa Clara Convention Center, in Santa Clara, California, located in the heartof Silicon Valley. The world-beating...
One of the primary concerns that web application developers new to AJAX technology will have is facing the issues of having to learn the nitty gritty details of JavaScript, as well as deal with all of the annoying incompatibilities between browsers. Come to this session to learn about ...
In October the first ever AJAXWorld will burst into life as the most energetic event yet anywhere in the world devoted exclusively to AJAX, RIAs, Web 2.0 and beyond...but how about the grassroots stuff? It's time to nail down the topics and BOF leaders for this year's evening BOFs at t...
Sun Microsystems, a creator and industry leading advocate of emerging technologies, is revolutionizing and redefining system-wide management of rich, standards-compliant, Internet applications for the Web 2.0 generation. Beyond technologies, Sun delivers a complete, interworking infras...
Backbase offers Rich User Interface / AJAX software to enable Web developers to create a much richer user experience for their online applications. Our AJAX technology combines the 'reach' of Web applications with the 'richness' of desktop applications. Backbase AJAX software can be us...
Drawing on his experience with creating a visual housing search page via dynamic overlays of Craigslist home listings on Google Maps, Paul will share with AJAXWorld Conference attendees (October 2-4, Santa Clara) his insights and expertise about how to use an API such as Google's and l...
The first international AJAXWorld Conference & Expo to take place on October 2-4, 2006, at the Santa Clara Convention Center, in Santa Clara, California, located in the heart of Silicon Valley. The world-beating conference program will provide developers, IT managers, and corporate dec...
SYS-CON Events announced that Infragistics joined to the First International AJAXWorld Conference & Expo as 'Gold Sponsor.' Infragistics has been the market leader in the presentation layer components industry for over 17 years, and has matured into a multi-platform Enterprise Software...
Java technology is the base for many Web application frameworks which up until recently have focused on having the application control and state on the server. The emergence of AJAX does not require that you scrap all of your Web applications though it does cause us to think differentl...
There's no D or V in 'AJAX''no DHTML, no VML. And there's no SVG. Basically, there's no graphical user interface concept described in the terms underlying the AJAX acronym. Tightly defined, AJAX is just the way to get data to and from the client' not how it gets displayed. Kevin Hakman...
When people think of AJAX, they mostly consider the client side. However, AJAX and specially Comet have significant impacts on how web apps are designed and how they can be deployed and scaled. This session examines the requirements for a Java AJAX server, the solutions available from ...
ICEsoft recently announced that it has joined the OpenAJAX Alliance, a new industry group dedicated to increasing the popularity and value of AJAX as an enabling technology for creating rich Internet applications. ICEsoft intends to play an active role in helping the alliance improve i...
SYS-CON Media ( announced today the print edition of AJAXWorld Magazine, the leading online AJAX news and content Website (, will debut at the upcoming AJAXWorld Conference & Expo, October 2-4, 2006, in Santa Clara, California.
Christophe Coenraets chairs and Mike Nimer, James Ward, Luis Polanco, Andrew Oliver, Mansour Raad, Boris Kabisher and Manish Jiandani will all be giving sessions when the one-day Flex Track kicks off next month at AJAXWorld Conference & Expo 2006 in the Santa Clara Convention Center, S...
The 1990s saw the Web's rise and abrupt fall. Venture capitalists poured hundreds of millions of dollars into start-ups that burst along with the bubble. Welcome to its re-birth: deemed Web 2.0. From wiki's, blogs, podcasts, to RIAs, RSS feeds and user generated content: this is the ne...
SYS-CON Media ( announced today the print edition of AJAX World Magazine, the leading online AJAX news and content Website (, will debut at the upcoming AJAX World Conference & Expo, October 2-4, 2006, in Santa Clara, California.
With IBM joining the event as a Gold Sponsor, the lineup of charter sponsors and exhibitors of the conference now comprises some of the leading AJAX technology providers in the world, including Adobe, IBM, TIBCO, Backbase, ComponentArt, Helmi Technologies, Laszlo Systems, Nexaweb, tele...
AJAXWorld Conference & Expo Birds of a Feather Sessions and SYS-CON.TV Power Panels announced. There will be four power panels, which will be simulcast live on SYS-CON.TV, and seven BOF sessions will take place over three days.
Just as in 1998 the world of movies was ignited by 'There's Something About Mary,' so in 2006 the world of i-Technology has been set alight by the undeniable fact that 'There's Something About AJAX' and SYS-CON Events - premier producer of leading-edge i-Technology seminars, conference...
With IBM joining the event as 'Gold Sponsor,' the charter sponsors and exhibitors of the conference include some of the leading AJAX technology providers in the world, including Adobe, IBM, TIBCO, Backbase, ComponentArt, Helmi Technologies, Laszlo Systems, Nexaweb, telerik, Google, Par...
Jeff Tapper, who had the highest average ratings (out of a total of 20 points) per attendee for one of his sessions at the recent CF United conference, will be speaking at the upcoming AJAXWorld Conference & Expo. He will be joining the faculty behind the special track devoted to Flex,...
Helmi Technologies, Inc., a provider of an AJAX-based development platform for building browser- independent rich Internet applications (RIAs), today announced the opening of its U.S. office in Mountain View, California.
Inderjeet Singh, a senior staff engineer with Sun where he is the architect for the Java BluePrints program, is giving a session at AJAXWorld Conference & Expo 2006 discussing how Java EE 5 technologies can be used to create next-generation Web 2.0 applications.
Craig R. McClanahan, original author of the Apache Struts framework for building Web applications, is giving a session at AJAXWorld 2006 in October entitled 'Encapsulating AJAX Functionality in JavaServer Faces Components.' McLanahan was part of the expert group that defined the servle...
John F. Andrews is the President of Evans Data Corporation. He has served as CEO of range of IT companies, both private and public. Prior to this set of CEO assignments he was CIO of CSX Corporation, and was also a CIO and division President at several of GTE's operations. John also ha...
JAX technologies currently figure heavily in consumer-based applications, but enterprise adoption of AJAX has been considerably slower and more constrained, due in great part to the significant architecture changes that AJAX tends to bring to the server side, an area where there has be...
The AJAX model dominates headlines, but developing with JavaScript requires considerable developer skills, especially when migrating existing client/server applications to the Web. A new wave of software infrastructure providers is leveraging Java expertise to create enterprise-caliber...

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The official Release Candidate of Windows 7 will be available for download by MSDN and TechNet subscribers from April 30, according to the Windows Team Blog, but public availability won't begin till May 5th.
In ASP.NET 2.0, we introduced a very powerful set of application services in ASP.NET (Membership, Roles and profile). In 3.5 we created a client library for accessing them from Ajax and .NET Clients and exposed them via WCF web services. For more information on the base level ASP.NET ...
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....
The Web has evolved into a structured data space of loosely connected databases, enabling granular data access-by-reference to Web-accessible entities, courtesy of HTTP. This evolution and the emergence of AJAX-based RIA technologies lay the foundation for a new generation of libraries...
SaaS based applications continue to grow at a staggering rate. According to software market analysts, SaaS represented approximately 5% of business software revenue in 2005 and, by 2011, 25% of new business software will be delivered as SaaS and will grow at a 21% % annual growth rate ...
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...
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...
JavaScript is one of the most interesting and misunderstood programming languages in common use today. Most developers will go their entire careers without realizing its full potential. It's not often that you get a language that supports the feature set that JavaScript does, while sti...
As the mobile Web matures, we see more and more people running around airports with their mobile devices in hand, searching for hotel rooms, reading the news, or just playing video games. People are more connected with their mobile phone today than any other electronic device they use....
Apple has introduced a number of extensions to the JavaScript programming language to assist iPhone Web developers. Including new fast lookup functions, native SVG graphics processing, CSS effects, database storage and full screen mode. These new functions will transform the way Web an...
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The standardization of container runtimes and images has sparked the creation of an almost overwhelming number of new open source projects that build on and otherwise work with these specifications. Of course, there's Kubernetes, which orchestrates and manages collections of cont...
Enterprises are striving to become digital businesses for differentiated innovation and customer-centricity. Traditionally, they focused on digitizing processes and paper workflow. To be a disruptor and compete against new players, they need to gain insight into business data and...
Digital Transformation: Preparing Cloud & IoT Security for the Age of Artificial Intelligence. As automation and artificial intelligence (AI) power solution development and delivery, many businesses need to build backend cloud capabilities. Well-poised organizations, marketing sm...
David Friend is the co-founder and CEO of Wasabi, the hot cloud storage company that delivers fast, low-cost, and reliable cloud storage. Prior to Wasabi, David co-founded Carbonite, one of the world's leading cloud backup companies. A successful tech entrepreneur for more than 3...
To Really Work for Enterprises, MultiCloud Adoption Requires Far Better and Inclusive Cloud Monitoring and Cost Management … But How? Overwhelmingly, even as enterprises have adopted cloud computing and are expanding to multi-cloud computing, IT leaders remain concerned about how...
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