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Douglas Crockford's Upcoming AJAXWorld Session

The Web needs fixing. The standards and recommendations that define the Web were last revised in 1999. Since then, the Web has grown from a document retrieval system into an application delivery system. We have made significant progress since then, due to the cleverness of the Web development community and the surprising expressive power of JavaScript, but we are at the limits. The Web is no longer a driver of innovation. It is now a serious impediment. The Web is overly complex. It is visually underpowered. It is hopelessly insecure. It is now under competitive assault by new proprietary platforms that hope to capture the next generation of applications. Can a system as large and as open as the Web heal and adapt itself to the challenges of the 21st Century? Douglas Crockford is currently an architect at Yahoo!. He has developed office automation systems and done... (more)

Conferences, conferences, conferences...

Fall is here and with it conferences, conferences, conferences. A couple of years ago you had to fight to get a conference pass/session to talk, but this has changed over the past 1.5 year. Some people would say that there are too many conferences and that it is tiring to travel blah, blah, blah. Personally I find it rewarding to travel and have the opportunity to meet interesting and smart people working in the same field as yourself. Sure, flying is not fun and being away from your family is not fun, but being able to share your thoughts with others and hear others talk about their experience is extremely rewarding. You definitely grow as an individual. In case you would like to meet me at a conference here is my fall schedule, so far: EclipseWorld, Boston USA - Sept 7th Session: 301 - Facing JavaServer Faces Development With JSF Tools Javazone, Oslo Norway - Sept 13... (more)

Microsoft Lights Way for Next-Generation Web Development and Design at MIX07

LAS VEGAS, April 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- This week at MIX07, Web designers, Web developers, industry decision-makers and marketing professionals gathered as Microsoft Corp.'s Ray Ozzie, chief software architect, and Scott Guthrie, general manager of the Developer Division, presented the full breadth of Microsoft's vision and road map for Microsoft(R) Silverlight(TM) and how it fits into the company's broader Microsoft .NET platform and tools effort. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20000822/MSFTLOGO ) A core component of Microsoft's overall strategy for the Web, Silverlight is a cross-browser, cross-platform plug-in for delivering the next generation of .NET-based media experiences and rich interactive applications (RIAs). In addition to making the beta of Silverlight available for download, Microsoft announced unprecedented support for dynamic langua... (more)

MoneyTV, Week of 10/19

LOS ANGELES, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 10/19/07 -- MoneyTV is the nationally syndicated television program all about money and what makes it happen (http://www.moneytv.net), featuring informative interviews by hosts Donald Baillargeon and Skip Lindeman with company CEOs, providing insights into their operations and outlooks for their futures. Free information packages from the featured companies can be requested by sending an email to [email protected] The television program can also be viewed online immediately at www.moneytv.net. Featured companies on this week's program include: New Gold, Inc. (AMEX: NGD) CEO Chris Bradbrook spoke of the company's New Afton and Ajax Python properties, where he feels gold prices may be heading and the progress on the New Afton mine project. RBC Dain Rauscher Sr. VP Irwin Shapiro spoke of the effect recent market conditions have had ... (more)

NetBeans 6.1 IDE Beta Supports Wide Range of Open Source Scripting Technologies and Offers Tighter MySQL Database Integration

Sun Microsystems, Inc. (Nasdaq:JAVA), the leading Open Source company, and the NetBeans(TM) community today announced the immediate availability of NetBeans 6.1 integrated development environment (IDE) Beta. NetBeans 6.1 Beta adds a rich set of features for JavaScript(TM) technology development, a key component for delivering Ajax web applications and tighter integration of MySQL(TM) database functionality. The NetBeans 6.1 IDE Beta is available now via download. The JavaScript technology support is based on the dynamic language support added for Ruby and includes: semantic highlighting, code completion, type analysis, quick fixes, semantic checks and refactoring. It also includes a browser compatibility feature that makes it easy to create JavaScript software code that works in the popular Mozilla Firefox, Windows Internet Explorer, Opera, and Safari Web browsers.... (more)

Digital Info Security Company Posted Their Annual Report for 2007

Digital Info Security Company (OTC: DGIF) is pleased to announce that it has finished its Annual Report for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2007 and has posted it on the Pink Sheets OTC Markets. View the posted Annual Report on the Pink Sheets OTCIQ Market at http://www.pinksheets.com/otciq/ajax/showFinancialReportById?id=14051 For additional information, contact Digital Info Security at 866-841-5970 or visit www.disecurityco.com and www.restorerex.com ABOUT “DIGITAL INFO SECURITY COMPANY” Digital Info Security Company (DGIF) is an ASP that provides Remote Backup and Restore, Email and Instant Message Archiving & Compliance, Electronic Discovery, Email Encryption, Spam Filtering/Virus Protection, BlackBerry Hosting, Website Hosting and Encrypted Online File Storage to small and mid-sized businesses. Digital’s world class Data Center provides cu... (more)

New On-Demand Platform as a Service to Enable Java and Ajax Over the Cloud

Morph Labs and Webtide today announced the launch of a new platform version to enable developers to deploy, deliver and manage Java applications without the time and expense of setting up and managing a web delivery environment. The Morph Application Platform for Java, a Platform as a Service (PaaS) that virtualizes the application environment and leverages cloud computing resources such as the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) is now in limited developer preview. Webtide, the team behind Jetty, has brought that Java web server to the Morph Application Platform. Through its developer advice and support, Webtide has played a key role in the implementation of Java into the Morph Application Platform to extend the functionality to include deploying and delivering Java applications. Based on open standards and best of breed open source technology, the Morph Applicatio... (more)

Brightcove Accelerates Expansion of Global Partner Ecosystem

CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts, September 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Brightcove Inc., the leading online video platform, today announced that the company's global partner ecosystem, the Brightcove Alliance, has doubled in size in the past seven months to include more than 200 technology, distribution and solution providers. Brightcove today also unveiled several new Brightcove Alliance partner categories, including content management, transcoding, e-mail, content, and live, as well as a new training and certification program for solution providers. "The rapid growth of the Brightcove Alliance represents an enormous groundswell of innovation and value that third-party providers are building on top of the Brightcove platform," said Jeremy Allaire, Brightcove chairman and chief executive officer. "The new additions to the Brightcove Alliance and our training and certification progr... (more)

Aricent Accelerates Development of Next-Generation Connected Media Devices With Support for RMI's Ultra Low Power Processors

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Aricent(TM), a global innovation, technology and services company focused exclusively on communications, announced at the CTIA IT & Entertainment (CTIA) conference today that it has expanded its collaboration with RMI ® Corporation to provide a highly optimized development solution for connected media device designers and manufacturers. The highly integrated and pre-optimized linux based solution features Aricent's Media EXP(TM) Software Suite, running on RMI's industry-leading Ultra Low Power Processors. The solution will be unveiled at CTIA, taking place October 6-9, 2009 at the San Diego Convention Center, on the exhibit room floor in Aricent's booth, number 342. The demonstration showcases Aricent's Media EXP Software Suite, which is a comprehensive package allowing equipment manufacturers to develop content rich, next-... (more)

Verizon Unveils More Interactive FiOS TV Features, Including Navigational Shortcuts, in Mid-Atlantic Markets

WASHINGTON, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon continues to deliver the ultimate home-entertainment experience, with the introduction of even more innovative interactive features for FiOS TV subscribers in the company's Baltimore, Hampton Roads, Richmond and D.C. markets. New updates to FiOS TV's Interactive Media Guide (IMG) include increased video-on-demand personalization; purchasing power via remote control for Showtime and ESPN programming; gaming widgets and new navigational shortcuts that make exploring the expansive world of FiOS TV faster and easier than ever before. FiOS TV customers now have immediate access to these enhancements. "Because FiOS TV is such a content-rich service, we're always finding new and better ways of making it quick and easy to find the entertainment you're looking for and to discover new shows and features through our IMG," said ... (more)