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SYS-CON Events announced today that Lightstreamer joined AJAXWorld Conference & Expo 2007 West as a sponsor/exhibitor. Lightstreamer is the leading provider of push technology for live data distribution. Based on the AJAX-Comet paradigm (a.k.a Streaming AJAX or AJAX Push) it streams real-time data to any AJAX application without the need to download or install anything on the client. Lightstreamer Server features an impressive scalability, sustaining many thousands of concurrent connections for each CPU. Furthermore it implements unique capabilities, such as bandwidth control and adaptive streaming, that results in a robust and efficient live data delivery in any network conditions. For more information about Lightstreamer, visit http://www.lightstreamer.com/  Click Here - For Discounted RegistrationClick Here - To Submit Your PaperClick Here - To Sponsor AJAXWorld T... (more)

Embracing New Platforms: Building RIAs Beyond AJAX

There is now a spectrum of Rich Internet Application (RIA) technologies - including Adobe Flex, Adobe AIR, Microsoft Silverlight, and Curl - that go beyond the traditional functionality that AJAX provides. These platforms provide distinct benefits for moving complex desktop and client-server applications to the Web. An independent study by Sonata Software compared the performance and ease of development of applications using Curl, AJAX, and Flex, highlighting strengths and weaknesses of each platform This session will look at the application characteristics that developers shoul... (more)

AJAX and RIA Widgets

By producing a popular RIA widget you can distribute your code to millions of users practically overnight. Most widgets are designed to gather data from the web and then present that data to the user. In order to enable this functionality, Google Gadgets for example support a rich programming model based on based on JavaScript and the Gadgets' API. Unfortunately, rich platforms tend to lead to programming errors and security issues. The users of a poorly written RIA widget can have their online accounts breached, web site passwords compromised, local computer data stolen, and eve... (more)

Sun Frees Rich Internet Applications from Browsers, Releases JavaFX 1.0

"The Internet marketplace has evolved within and well beyond the traditional Web browser, fueled by an explosion of Java-powered smart phones and consumer electronic devices from RIM's Blackberry to Amazon's Kindle," said Jonathan Schwartz, CEO & President of Sun, as JavaFX 1.0 was unveiled today. "Sun's newest JavaFX platform unifies Java technology across billions of such devices," he added. JavaFX 1.0 aims to merge form and functionality for building RIAs with immersive media and content for Web browsers and desktops. It "marks the next big innovation for the Java platform," a... (more)

ILOG JViews 8 With Enhanced AJAX Support Released

(SYS-CON Media) - ILOG announced ILOG JViews 8, the latest version of ILOG's award-winning Java graphics tools suite that targets more users in the user interface collaboration chain -- from developers and graphic designers to application administrators -- and eases the creation of supervision and monitoring applications. The new release introduces new tools for creating more realistic-looking active symbols representing real-world objects, resulting in richer user displays, and a new feature that allows for easy and rapid creation of dashboards. ILOG JViews 8 also offers deeper ... (more)