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When the fast-paced, three-day program of AJAXWorld Conference & Expo in the Santa Clara Convention Center finally ended earlier this month, with over 90 technical sessions and presentations from leading AJAX vendors like Laszlo Systems, JackBe, and Backbase as well as from established...
With the continued evolution of AJAX enabled technologies which dramatically simplify how to build AJAX applications, will the term 'AJAX' simply wither away as ALL Web technologies will eventually support AJAX and the novelty of rich client Web development will disappear. This present...
With the advent of AJAX, new patterns have emerged for designing Web applications. Yahoo! recently released its design pattern library as a way to capture best practices on the Web. However, patterns by themselves are not enough. In this talk, Scott will present the seven design princi...
Nexaweb's Enterprise Web 2.0 solutions enable businesses to deploy Richer, Thinner, Faster applications over the Web. Specifically, applications built with Nexaweb deliver the high performance and robust functionality of client/server software with the universal reach, no-install deplo...
The efforts going on on the Web right now are not a radical revision of the past, but rather a refinement and 'refactoring' that is at the heart of nearly every software endeavor, and it is this refactoring, far from obvious for those in the thick of it but profound nonetheless, that i...
AJAX has undoubtedly reinvigorated interest in Rich Internet Applications, and companies are releasing 'AJAXified' Web sites left and right. But what's the business justification for such experiences? This talk shows how large-scale enterprise clients from multiple industries can benef...
In the July 2006 issue of CFDJ, I wrote about the Directory Watcher event gateway, and how easy it was to set up and how powerful a tool it could be for managing files and external interfaces. While this is true, there are some potential hazards waiting for the unsuspecting developer w...
SYS-CON Events announced that it will launch a new online chat program called 'Ask The Faculty' which will allow AJAXWorld Conference & Expo delegates to chat with conference faculty members before and after the event. AJAXWorld 2006/2007 faculty has more than 200 distinguished members...
SYS-CON Events announced that it will launch a new online chat program called 'Ask The Faculty' which will allow AJAXWorld Conference & Expo delegates as well as AJAXWorld readers to chat with conference faculty members before, during and after the event.
'Services' are everywhere, from internally-focused SOAs to public services from Federal Express, eBay, Amazon and Google. But there's no 'User' in 'SOA' and delivering services to business users can gets harder when enterprise application requirements for security and availability are ...
SYS-CON Events has announced that, due to popular demand, more 'AJAXWorld University Bootcamps' (http://ajaxbootcamp.sys-con.com) will be taking place on two new dates in 2007. The next two dates are January 22, 2007 and March 19, 2007 - both in New York City, at the historic Roosevelt...
Gordon Ritter will present a unique session at the upcoming AJAXWorld Conference & Expo on AJAX and Next-Generation SaaS Business Models. Emerging technologies often begin as small but essential components to help solve or leapfrog particular aspects of customer pain. It is often not f...
Social networks and new media expert Hooman Radfar, whose blog at www.widgify.com serves as a conduit for his outreach to widget developers worldwide, will be giving a session at AJAXWorld Conference & Expo in New York City, 19-21 March, 2007. The session will cover next-generation inf...
In a comparison of leading commercial AJAX solutions, the InfoWorld Test Center gave the highest rating to the Backbase Enterprise AJAX Framework. 'It's great to see independent authorities to confirm the quality and added-value of the Backbase software,' said Jouk Pleiter, CEO of Back...
Nate Koechley, one of the first Web developers at Yahoo!, will be presenting case studies in 'Industrial Grade Rich Internet Applications' at AJAXWorld Conference & Expo 2007 (East) being held 19-21 March, 2007, in New York City's historic Roosevelt Hotel in midtown Manhattan.
Laszlo Systems is the original developer of the open source platform OpenLaszlo, and provider of Rich Internet Applications and services that advance the Web experience. OpenLaszlo is an XML-native foundation for building next generation Web applications that increase customer retentio...
Recently, I've been reading a book recommended to me by my friend, Clark Valberg. The book is A Whole New Mind; its author is Daniel Pink. In this article, I'll discuss why I think the premise of the book holds such promise for ColdFusion programmers - and how it challenges us to rethi...
One of the many hotly contested items about ColdFusion in recent times that some developers have been clamoring for are the addition of interfaces to ColdFusion Components as part of the standard CFML language. At one time I was definitely in this camp myself - interfaces would indeed ...
Since the formation of SYS-CON Events, Inc. twelve years ago, the company has quickly risen to become the premier producer of i-technology events, enjoying year-to-year growth of attendees, sponsors and impact in the industry. SYS-CON Events produces the world's leading i-technology ev...
InfoSoft Global has recently released FusionCharts v3 with PowerMaps (flash maps) plugin. FusionCharts lets users create animated, interactive and data-driven Flash charts & graphs for their dynamic web applications (ASP, .NET, PHP, JSP, ColdFusion, Ruby on Rails etc.). It makes full u...
'2007 is shaping up to be even bigger than last year,' predicts AJAXWorld Conference & Expo 2007 East technical chair, Dion Hinchcliffe. 'An even larger, more general audience is developing interest in the possibilities of applying Web 2.0 patterns and best practices deeply into the co...
Freewebs.com co-founder and CTO Zeki Mokhtarzada, who spoke at AJAXWorld 2006 on the topic of asynchronous cross-domain scripting, will at AJAXWorld Conference 2007 (East) be speaking again, this time covering workarounds every JavaScript developer should know, including different area...
I can't wait to get started.' The sentiment struck me pretty hard as I struggled to get some sleep on a packed red-eye flight leaving Las Vegas at 11 o'clock at night.
Steve Rubel, senior vice president of public relations firm Edelman - one of the world's largest - will at AJAXWorld Conference & Expo (East) in New York City be speaking about how AJAX is leading to the ever increasing 'microchunking' of the Web and the ramifications this will have on...
As the Web develops, the need for easy and efficient Web site and portal management increases. Developing an easy-to-use future-proof content management system (CMS) from scratch isn't easy. The basic functionalities can be assembled in a reasonable timeframe, meaning that you will be ...
Adobe staged its MAX 2006 developer and customer conference under the theme 'Beyond Boundaries' to showcase the company's emerging technologies and provide a glimpse of future innovations. Adrian Bridgwater attended to drink it all in.
Keeping up to date with the most recent versions of software and programming languages is the toughest challenge for me as a developer. With each passing year it seems that the demands of being a top Web developer require proficiency in more and more tools and languages. Gone are the d...
It's not often that I wish I was in America,'' writes one (UK-based) developer, 'but this week sees the MAX 2006 show in Las Vegas.' He was not alone in wishing he'd been able to make it: around the Web world, bloggers both outside the US and inside have been discussing the many announ...
The first international AJAXWorld Conference & Expo, which took place on October 2 - 4, 2006, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, was sponsored by Adobe, Amazon, Apress, Backbase, ComponentArt, Cynergy Systems, Google, Helmi Technologies, IBM, ICEsoft, ILOG, Infrag...
By the time you read this, another MAX will be in the history books. In fact, with a record attendance of around 3,500 developers and designers, this MAX in Vegas will also be in the record books.
Once you've learned the syntax of cfcs, one of the hardest things to do is to figure out exactly how and where to use them. The goal of this article is to run you through the most common (and useful) ways to use cfcs to make your applications easier to maintain.
Dreamweaver's native Log In User server behavior combined with the Restrict Access to Page server behavior can help you protect your pages from prying eyes. However, when it comes for more fine-grained control of content on pages viewable by users from multiple access levels, Dreamweav...
Dell, which is waist-deep in investigations into how it did its bookkeeping, paralyzing its ability to get its numbers out, has suddenly lost its long-standing CFO Jim Schneider days before Christmas (hmmm) and, in response, Dell Tuesday reached out to its board (hmmm) and named long-t...
Lightstreamer is a push engine for live data distribution. Based on the AJAX-Comet paradigm, it streams real-time data to an HTML browser without the need to download or install anything on the client, updating the changed data on the screen without reloads. It can also enliven any tra...
Vancouver-based Nitobi has released Nitobi Grid 3.4 with several new features and bug fixes. Nitobi Grid V3 is an AJAX Powered editable datagrid component solution for J2EE, ASP.NET, PHP, Coldfusion MX and Classic ASP.
In today's global economy, service providers are under increasing pressure to maximize margins and streamline operational efficiency to remain competitive.
Check out my 2h 17mins AJAX presentation recording. I presented AJAX in various flavors to the Scottish CFUG last week and I promised to post the slides and files. You may check out the Adobe Connect Presentation, download the slides, and download the source code. Code includes example...
There will be a dedicated session at the upcoming AJAXWorld Conference & Expo on 'Google Web Toolkit' which as of this week became 100% open source.
One thing that constantly bugs me on projects is when I am asked to work on the user interface. I can do CSS, but it is, admittedly, not my strongest suit. I can do some graphics work, but not my strongest suit.
Often the hardest part of developing an application is getting agreement on what exactly it should do. Intent Driven Design (IDD) is an approach that simplifies and standardizes the process of getting detailed technical requirements from non-technical business users so you can develop ...