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'The experience that web application users expect has changed profoundly as 'RIA' style application design has become prevalent,' says Microsoft's Joe Stagner. 'Companies developing web applications can't wait any longer to solidify their Rich Internet Application strategy.' Stagner was talking with SYS-CON.com this week as part of an informal, virtual round table on The Business Value of RIAs. "It's a 'perfect storm' for Rich Internet Applications right now, just add up the factors..." Stagner - a popular speaker at the upcoming  in New York City in March and a senior program manager in Microsoft's Developer Tools and Platform Group - continues. He then lists the main five, as he views it: Browser users are more and more experienced and non-techies have become “experienced” users. Web access in developed counties is approaching ubiquity and access in the ... (more)

AJAX Push for the iPhone with ICEfaces

The iPhone has brought the unification of the Desktop and Mobile Web, but there are still a number of challenges in bringing AJAX applications to mobile devices, including reduced bandwidth, increased latency, reduced screen size, and limited battery life. This session provides an overview of the mobile web and how mobile constraints are satisfied by the ICEfaces AJAX framework, presenting a number of JavaServer Faces application techniques that allow both iPhone and desktop users to be addressed simultaneously. Demos and case studies will include AJAX Push applications focusing on enterprise collaboration. Register for AJAXWorld RIA Conference & Expo Submit Your Paper to Present a Session Sponsor AJAXWorld RIA Conference & Expo Speaker Bio: Ted Goddard is the senior architect of the ICEfaces AJAX framework. Following a Ph.D. in mathematics, he proceeded with postdocto... (more)

AJAX with JBoss Seam Session at AJAXWorld Conference & Expo 2007 East

JBoss, a division of Red Hat (NYSE:RHT), announced an update to its powerful, application framework for Web 2.0 applications, JBoss Seam. The framework unifies and integrates popular service-oriented architecture (SOA) technologies such as Asynchronous JavaScript and XML (AJAX), JavaServer Faces (JSF), Enterprise JavaBeans 3.0 (EJB3), Java portlets, business process management (BPM) and workflow. The new features in JBoss Seam 1.1 further accelerate web application development, expand on the number of supported application servers, and improve integration with AJAX-based applications. There will be a session entitled "Web 2.0 Development with JBoss Seam" will be presented by Gavin King, the creator of Seam, at the upcoming AJAXWorld Conference & Expo, March 19-21, 2007, New York City. Designed to eliminate complexity at the architecture and application programming i... (more)

Web 2.0 / Enterprise Mashups Track at AJAXWorld Conference & Expo 2007 West

JackBe CTO John Crupi, IBM CTO for Emerging Internet Technologies David Boloker, Kapow Technologies Founder & CTO Stefan Andreasen, ITerating Executive Nicolas Vandenberghe, Roundarch RIA Practice Leader Charles Fiesel, SnapLogic co-Founder Michael Pittaro, ICEsoft Senior Architect Ted Goddard, Jive Software CMO Sam Lawrence, Rubicon Consulting Founder Nilofer Merchant, Symantec Developer Rowan Trollope, ESRI Lead Developer Jayant B. Sai and more. These are among the more than a dozen high-caliber speakers lined up by SYS-CON Events to speak in the Web 2.0 / Enterprise Mashups track at AJAXWorld Conference & Expo 2007 West taking place next month at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA – one of just ten simultaneous content-rich tracks at biggest version yet of the world's leading AJAX, Rich Internet Applications & Web 2.0 event. The event is e... (more)

Genuitec and ICEsoft Round Out Enterprise AJAX Development

Genuitec, provider of the MyEclipse integrated development environment and a founding member of the Eclipse Foundation, announced a new partnership with ICEsoft Technologies. ICEsoft is the creator and provider of ICEfaces, an open source framework for simplified development of AJAX-enabled Java EE applications. The integration of ICEfaces with MyEclipse now allows enterprise developers to seamlessly create ICEfaces working code using MyEclipse JSF visual designer. "This strategic partnership utilizing the ICEfaces functionality will allow us to satisfy the growing demand for AJAX applications," said Wayne Parrott, vice president of product development for Genuitec. "We look forward to working with the ICEfaces team to provide MyEclipse users with the most advanced AJAX IDE capabilities available. The MyEclipse ICEfaces integration provides developers with the abilit... (more)

Front-End Engineers & RIA Experts Are Coming To AJAXWorld

One Great City, Two Great Keynotes, Three Intense Days, Eighteen Core Topics, Eighty-Five Content-Rich Sessions, Ninety-Eight Expert Speakers - what better way to summarize the 5th International AJAXWorld Conference & Expo than through this numerical whirlwind tour? Enjoy!    The Roosevelt Hotel, NYC One Great City The 5th International AJAXWorld Conference & Expo is being held in New York City, at The Roosevelt Hotel in midtown Manhattan.  Two Great Keynotes Douglas Crockford, Architect at Yahoo! and Creator of the JSON data interchange format DOUGLAS CROCKFORD Can We Fix The Web? The Web needs fixing. The standards and recommendations that define it were last revised in 1999, since when it has grown from a document retrieval system into an application delivery system. The current Web is overly complex, visually underpowered, and hopelessly insecure. It is now under ... (more)

Sun Microsystems Launches GlassFish Enterprise Server v3

Download GlassFish Portfolio Whitepaper Sun Microsystems and the GlassFish community announced the immediate availability of Sun GlassFish Enterprise Server v3, the latest release of Sun's commercial Java Platform Enterprise Edition (Java EE) application server and its open source counterpart, GlassFish v3. Click Here to View GlassFish 3.0 Webinar Sun GlassFish Enterprise Server v3 provides customers with an enterprise grade, open source based application server solution focused on reducing application and deployment complexity. Click here to to leverage the AMP/SAMP stack with your existing GlassFish Enterprise Server deployments in your organization. Sun GlassFish Enterprise Server v3 is the industry’s first application server to support the new Java Platform Enterprise Edition 6 (Java EE 6). Java EE 6 introduces features to increase the flexibility of the platform... (more)

Product Release Announcement - ICEfaces EAR 0.1.0

ICEsoft Technologies, Inc., has announced the release of ICEfaces Early Access Release 0.1.0. ICEfaces is the industry's first standards-compliant solution for rapidly creating rich web applications that are easily maintained, extended and scaled, at a lower cost. ICEfaces is an extension to JavaServer Faces that hides most of the complexity of rich web development from the developer, allowing developers to rapidly create all Java, thin client, rich web applications. With ICEfaces, developers can continue to leverage the advantages of Java programming along with the rich set of development, deployment and testing tools available. ICEfaces EAR is now compatible with MyFaces 1.0.9. In this release, MyFaces standard extended components are supported under the ICEfaces Direct-to-DOM renderkit. The following set of MyFaces components are now compatible with ICEfaces: Suppo... (more)

ICEsoft Debuts Breakthrough AJAX Product for Java Developers

ICEsoft Technologies released ICEface Community Edition. A breakthrough for the Java community, ICEfaces Community Edition greatly simplifies the process of creating and deploying enterprise-level AJAX applications. Java developers can now develop sophisticated applications at no cost, using the Community Edition of ICEfaces. Now in beta release, ICEfaces Community Edition harnesses the power of Asynchronous JavaScript and XML (AJAX), a technique for developing interactive Web-based applications that have the richness of conventional software programs residing on the user’s PC. In contrast to more recent “AJAX toolkits,” ICEfaces offers a sophisticated framework and a comprehensive set of components that are abstracted from client runtime software, thereby dramatically reducing the cost and complexity of application development. ICEfaces leverages ... (more)

ICEsoft Joins Other Industry Leaders in OpenAJAX Alliance

ICEsoft recently announced that it has joined the Open AJAX 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 interoperability between various AJAX technologies, and in maintaining open standards for AJAX programming. AJAX (Asynchronous JavaScript And XML) is a technique for creating interactive, Web-based applications that do not require browser plug-ins for operation. Especially valuable for Web pages delivering interactive content such as forms processing or real-time data, AJAX offers significant advantages that make it easier and more efficient for users to interact with Web-based applications. In joining the Open AJAX Alliance, ICEsoft joins the alliance's initial supporting members --... (more)

ICEsoft Joins Other Industry Leaders in Open Ajax Alliance

ICEsoft has announced that it has joined the Open Ajax 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 interoperability between various Ajax technologies, and in maintaining open standards for Ajax programming. Ajax (Asynchronous JavaScript and XML) is a technique for creating interactive, Web-based applications that do not require browser plug-ins for operation. Especially valuable for Web pages delivering interactive content such as forms processing or real-time data, Ajax offers significant advantages that make it easier and more efficient for users to interact with Web-based applications. In joining the Open Ajax Alliance, ICEsoft joins the alliance's initial supporting members -- BEA, B... (more)