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We have a long way to go before the next generation of the Web truly arrives. Years and years. As commentator Shel Israel has said: 'Web 2.0 isn't dead. It's just barely being born.' In line with its commitment to keep developers, IT managers, and vendors alike ahead of the i-Technolog...
Software AG has unveiled crossvision, a comprehensive and innovative approach to synchronizing business with IT. crossvision is an SOA suite allowing enterprises to rapidly and cost-effectively leverage existing assets and create new business processes.
Nedstat has announced the launch of the new generation Sitestat, version 5. The user interface is completely new and based on state-of-the-art AJAX technology. Sitestat 5 has over 50 product improvements, the performance is up to 50% better and reports can be created or edited in only ...
I try not to write too much about technical topics on this blog but the story of AJAX and related developments in the rich internet application (RIA) space has been an incredible story in 2005. For example, AJAX was only a term coined in February with publication of the now-famous and ...
I first thought it was a hoax (and I still hope it is), but apparently not. It is going to very interesting to see how this is going to end with all the BIG players (IBM, Oracle, Adobe Macromedia, Microsoft etc...) aggressively working on their new rich Internet technology stacks. Not ...
Equinix, a leading provider of network-neutral data centres and Internet exchange services, has announced that it will present a unique interactive session on peering as well as an update on its Sydney peering platform at this year's Asia Pacific Regional Internet Conference on Operati...
There is not better or worse when comparing these two techniques, but they are certainly different. While both of them allow you to communicate with the server in the background, you should choose the appropriate for your situation.
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 marke...
With apologies to Bruce Eckel, I sat down this afternoon and put together a draft list of the first-order elements of Web 2.0 thinking. It's not that I have the hubris to consider this list official in any way but it should be a serviceable starting point for debate, discourse, and ref...
Benfield brings more than 20 years experience as a proven technology visionary, evangelist, architect, and educator to Agentis. In his new role as chief technology officer at Agentis, Benfield will lead the company's efforts to incubate new technology areas and foster Agentis's commitm...
It is expected to be announced shortly, according to reliable sources, that John Crupi ? Sun Distinguished Engineer and Chief Technology Officer of Sun's Enterprise Web Services Global Practice until he resigned this month ? will become CTO of Chevy Chase, MD-based JackBe, one of the l...
Seattle software development company ForwardCenter has relaunched operations under a new name, iNetOffice Inc. iNetOffice's keystone product is iNetWord, a powerful new Ajax-based browser-based online editor.
Dave Crane and Eric Pascarello with Darren James have authored Ajax in Action, published by Manning. A statement by the publishers has this to say about the book - 'With asynchronous JavaScript and XML, known as 'Ajax,' you can give them a better experience. Once users have experience...
TIBCO has announced that BANORTE and Toyota Services of Mexico have both selected TIBCO's AJAX-based business process management (BPM) platform 'TIBCO Staffware Process Suite' as the standard throughout their respective organizations to facilitate better communication and collaboratio...
The Radicati Group's latest study, 'E-mail Client Market, 2006-2010,' provides an in-depth look at the market for webmail and desktop e-mail clients. The study examines three segments: desktop e-mail clients, consumer webmail clients, and corporate webmail clients. New Web 2.0 techniqu...
Prominent computer industry vendors and Internet-based businesses are trying to make it easier for an open-source community to form and popularize Ajax. Ajax is a fast-growing open client technology that businesses are incorporating into their external and internal Web sites to simplif...
In an exclusive SYS-CON.TV interview just recorded in Microsoft's headquarters in Redmond, WA, Scott Guthrie - Co-Creator of ASP.NET - talks with SYS-CON Group Publisher & Editorial Director about Atlas, the new version of ASP.NET that Guthrie, who is General Manager of Microsoft's Cli...
Despite its success in the mid-tier, Linux has not been widely adopted on enterprise desktops - primarily because there is currently very little in the way of standards-based support for developing platform-neutral, enterprise-class GUI applications for Linux. Enterprises will not unde...
Oracle was among the truly big technology companies announced as original supporters of the Open AJAX initiative. Yet this is a grassroots effort, involving company's of many sizes, each making their own unique contributions to the cause, explains Ted Farrell in an exclusive interview.
Zimbra was recently named as one of the original members of the Open AJAX coalition that is being headed by IBM. One of the ideas behind this group of companies is that many of them will bring their own particular flavor or 'personality' to the show. Zimbra President and CTO outlines, ...
Introducing an intriguing mobile version of a combination of, Ajit Jaokar continues his insightful contributions to the fast-emerging new 'Mobile Web 2.0' category of ideas and applications.
Google is breathing down Microsoft's neck again. It has beta-launched Google Page Creator, which it describes as 'a free online tool that makes it easy for anyone to create and publish useful, attractive web pages in just minutes.' Bye bye Microsoft FrontPage!
JackBe, a leading provider of AJAX solutions that enable enterprises to rapidly improve the usability of their Web applications, has announced that Robert Vonderhaar has joined its executive team as vice president of marketing. A 25-year enterprise software industry veteran, Vonderhaar...
American Coders has announced a new website (www.generaldecision.com) with an easy to use interface to help with decision making. The site uses the time-tested algorithm of comparing multiple criteria and choices. Using AJAX technology, the web page provides the user with 5 steps to co...
Model N, the pioneer in Revenue Management solutions for the life science industry, has announced the release of its next generation Revenue Management Suite, built on the AJAX industry standard. This major new release offers several industry innovations, including breakthrough ease of...
Which platform to use Java or .NET? Developers ask this question all the time. Java has been widely adopted because of its overwhelming benefits on the server side, but Java has less to offer on the client side. .NET has made inroads into the enterprise by leveraging its stronger rich-...
Novell is one of the major contributers to the new Open AJAX initiative. But that's hardly all that's going on at the company these days. In this exclusive interview, Novell's Charlie Ungashick discusses how the company fits into the Open AJAX coalition, particularly as it relates to N...
I was reading the coverage of MashupCamp on Tech.Memeorandum today and I came across Adam Greene's coverage of one of the sessions. He was complaining a bit about the cognitive dissonance he was encountering trying to comprehend the data flows in Edgeio, Michael Arrington's prominently...
How does a company like Zapatec compete with the major companies who are jumping onto the AJAX bandwagon? Learn from company Founder and President Dror Matalon what his company brings to the parade in this exclusive interview.
'Real-World AJAX' faculty added two pioneers to its roster; Jouk Pleiter, co-founder and CEO of Backbase, and Kevin Hakman, co-founder of Tibco's General Interface. Two of the leading AJAX technology leaders will teach both in New York on March 13 and San Jose on April 24.
'Real-World AJAX' Seminar added two more rock stars to its faculty, Adam Bosworth, Google's vice president of engineering and Paul Rademacher, the creator of HouseingMaps.com. Bosworth and Rademacher will both be part of the 'Real-World AJAX' San Jose faculty, which will take place on ...
SYS-CON Events (www.events.sys-con.com) announced today the speaker line-up for the upcoming 'Real-World AJAX' (www.ajaxseminar.com) one-day seminars, added new venues; April 24, 2006 San Jose, CA; June 5-6, 2006, New York City; and October 2-3, 2006, Santa Clara, CA. SYS-CON will anno...
Browser-based applications are widely used and we like the fact that we can access them from anywhere. But from the users' perspective, the productivity level of Web applications still doesn't approximate the productivity of desktop programs. The good news is the gap is closing: the ac...
It's been one year since Jesse James Garret wrote the first article on Ajax, which gave a name to the existing technology and helped it to boom and reach magnitudes and a buzz never imagined by anyone before. It's still taking off, with new magazines, seminars, and articles everywhere.
Recently, a number of Web sites have begun to raise some eyebrows within the developer community. What's unique about these sites is that they behave more like a desktop application than a Web application. As you interact with them, they quickly display an endless amount of information...
SYS-CON Events (www.events.sys-con.com)announced today the speaker line-up for the upcoming 'Real-World AJAX'(www.ajaxseminar.com) one-day seminars, added new venues; April 24, 2006San Jose, CA; June 5-6, 2006, New York City; and October 2-3, 2006, SantaClara, CA. SYS-CON will announce...
The subject of Web 2.0 has become profoundly important over the last year. Web 2.0 describes the next generation of the Web as an application platform where most of a user's software experience resides. The subject is somewhat controversial, but it's becoming ever more apparent as the ...
Marc Hedlund set the blogosphere on fire today with a terrific new article on O'Reilly Radar that discusses the real things happening out there in the Web 2.0 development wild. What I find so fascinating about the things we keep seeing is that ground truth seems genuinely different tha...
The product space of online Ajax desktops has been growing rapidly over the last year and open-platform Pageflakes is one of the newest and most capable entrants. Other Ajax desktop products likes Netvibes and Microsoft?s Live.com have been available for a while, and Pageflakes seems ...
With the version 3.1 Professional Edition, TIBCO General Interface is being made available to build and test AJAX-enabled applications for free. Now, developers looking to build AJAX-based applications can leverage the power of TIBCO General Interface Professional Edition to instantly ...


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