'Java's always been a RIA platform - before the world really wanted one,'
claimed Sun's CEO Jonathan Schwartz recently, as he reflected on the
reinvention of the Java platform as represented by JavaFX. 'What's a rich
internet application?' Schwartz wrote.
'It depends on your perspective,' he continued, adding 'From mine, it's any
network connected application that persists in front of a user, typically
outside a browser, that can operate when disconnected from the network.'
Writing in his popular industry blog, Schwartz gave a little of the
background to Java's origins:"Early Java applets delivered interactivity, but
at the expense of development complexity and, in the early days, performance
But browser based applications are hitting complexity and performance limits,
and content owners are striving for hig... (more)
Sun Microsystems has announced the addition of the enterprise resource
planning (ERP) software vendor Stésud to a growing list of customers that
have adopted and deployed Sun's open source MySQL database and GlassFish
application server software. This Belgium-based enterprise company joins
Australian online travel pioneer Wotif.com and hundreds of other companies
that now rely on MySQL and GlassFish as a lower-cost, higher-performance
alternative to traditional database and application server software.
Stésud: Open Source Makes Sense
When it identified that its existing software i... (more)
Sun Microsystems has announced the latest release of the OpenSolaris 2009.06
operating system, delivering industry leading features in networking, storage
and virtualization, along with significant performance enhancements and
developer productivity updates. Central to the new release is the inclusion
of Project Crossbow, a networking technology development. Extending the
features of the Solaris Operating System, OpenSolaris 2009.06 is a major step
forward for enterprises looking to deploy the next generation of Solaris that
includes the latest innovations from Sun and the OpenSo... (more)
Red Hat has announced the JBoss Open Choice application platform strategy
which aims to provide a single environment for deploying a variety of
programming models with a common platform, making it easier to develop and
deploy applications. The JBoss Open Choice strategy represents Red Hat's
response to the expanding and rapidly changing landscape of Java for the
enterprise, which is marked by more variety and more choice of programming
and deployment models than ever before. At the heart of the JBoss Open Choice
strategy is the JBoss Microcontainer, a new application platform arc... (more)
This webinar will show how to easily create powerful reports and interactive
dashboards using SharePoint 2007 charts, gauges, hierarchical lists and other
web parts, without the need to write code.
An Amazon Kindle will be raffled among attendants!
DataParts for SharePoint 2007 is an exciting new family of Web Parts from
Software FX that enable you to add business intelligence, data visualization
and analysis to your SharePoint portals. With DataParts, it's never been
easier to create your SharePoint Reports and Dashboards. With DataParts,
visualizing and analyzing data becomes r... (more)