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As he consumed Eric Schmidt's press briefing during the Google CEO's mid-week stopover in Seoul, web strategist Jeremy Owyang posted a note on Twitter saying that he was "Laughing at Eric Schmidt's definition of Web 2.0..." – "He says that web 2.0 is AJAX. ROFL" Owyang wrote. Google CEO Dr Eric Schmidt was in Korea to attend the Seoul Digital Forum In Korea to attend the Seoul Digital Forum, Schmidt puzzled the blogosphere by describing Web 2.0 as "a different way of building applications using AJAX as the underlying technology." As if alternative approaches to building Rich Internet Applications, such as those made possible using OpenLaszlo or Microsoft Silverlight or Adobe AIR maybe didn't exist. He was quick to move on to how the new generation of tools being introduced by Google (and others) would very soon be ushering in a very different application model,... (more)

Ulitzer Responds to Adobe's User Community

We would like to take this opportunity to thank our readers, authors, and the newly born Ulitzer community for making our March 29, 2009 beta launch an astonishing success! Ulitzer, the first "new media" platform in history, is on its way to becoming one of the fastest growing professional viral sites on the Internet. Since Ulitzer's beta launch a few weeks ago, a number of inaccurate and untrue blog posts have also appeared that were picked up from blog sites from wihin Adobe's user community. Some of these stories even accused Ulitzer of "posting stolen articles." Two weeks af... (more)

An A to Z of Rich-Content RIA Web Development

A round-up of Themes & Topics shortly to be discussed at the 7th International AJAX World RIA Conference & Expo being held in New York City, 22-23 June 2009. The overall Conference theme is "Driving Profitability Through the User Experience" and the event is co-located with the 15th International SOA World Conference & Expo and with iPhone Developer Summit 2009 East. Register Today and Save $700 on a Golden Pass ! Sponsor or Exhibit at the 7th International AJAXWorld RIA Conference & Expo Adobe AIR -->Occasionally-Connected Applications with Adobe AIR and BlazeDS Yakov Fain - Managing... (more)

The Most Promising Web 2.0 Software of 2006

The Most Promising Web 2.0 Software of 2006 It's been almost three months since my last major roundup of Web 2.0 software and I thought it's about time to release another update.  The pace of innovation in the next generation of online software has continued unabated and we've seen dozens upon dozens of new entries into the market since December.  And while a few of the market niches are starting to fill up, almost as often as not these new software products are inventing completely new spaces in which to serve.  It's been thrilling to watch TechCrunch and eHub continue to announ... (more)

You Know You're Web 2.0 When...

You Know You're Web 2.0 When... Yes, the title of this piece is sure to be a bit provocative as the term Web 2.0 bottoms out with a vengeance in the infamous trough of disillusionment.  Those in the know realize it's no longer cool to say Web 2.0 in many technology circles.  Even the IT columnist blowhard John C. Dvorak lined up this week to take the obligatory swipe at Web 2.0, possibly to coincide with O'Reilly's latest talk about it at the sold-out Emerging Technology conference this week (best quote: Web 2.0 represents "people inside the machine".)   And Gibu Thomas just made... (more)