Flex, Java/JavaFX, Silverlight, AJAX & RIA Frameworks

RIA Developer's Journal

Subscribe to RIA Developer's Journal: eMailAlertsEmail Alerts newslettersWeekly Newsletters
Get RIA Developer's Journal: homepageHomepage mobileMobile rssRSS facebookFacebook twitterTwitter linkedinLinkedIn


Latest Articles from RIA Developer's Journal
I occasionally get invited to do JavaScript/AJAX Performance Workshops. Last week I spent two days with a group of dynaTrace AJAX Users that work in a performance task force group within their R&D Organization. I asked them about the reasons for this Client-Side Performance Initiative...
Jinfonet Software, a provider of Java reporting solutions, on Thursday unveiled JReport 10. This new version adds rich visualization and interactive reporting to a robust, agile BI platform, providing embedded operational reporting to developers and self-service reporting to end users....
Infosys defines, designs and delivers IT-enabled business solutions that help Global 2000 companies win in a Flat World. These solutions focus on providing strategic differentiation and operational superiority to clients. With Infosys, clients are assured of a transparent business part...
Move Networks, a once-promising adaptive bit-rate video streaming house whose pricey plug-in-based technology was used at least briefly by Fox.com and ABC.com, has hit the wall running taking over $90 million in investments from Microsoft and Cisco, Hummer Winblad, Comcast, Benchmark C...
Whether you call it Football, Futbol, Fussball, Futebol, Calcio or Soccer – if you are a fan of this game I am sure you are looking forward to the upcoming FIFA World Cup in South Africa. The tournaments web site is http://www.fifa.com/worldcup and allows the fans to follow their team...
Got a digital camera? Now you can earn money selling your pictures on the Internet! If you have a good eye and if you are a creative person, you can generate very nice monthly income by selling your pictures on stock photography web sites. In a month or two you will start collecting mo...
I’m finishing the third(!) week of teaching Flex. The first half of June I’ll spend doing some regular consulting work, and then another two weeks of corporate training. The use of Flex technologies is picking up in the corporate world, but hiring managers are clearly facing challenge...
There are three main types of testing of any application: Unit testing, where you test small pieces of functionality; Functional and user-acceptance testing where developers, QA engineers and the end user can ensure that the application does what it’s expected to do; and Load (or stres...
Google said Tuesday that it means to buy Norway's publicly traded VoIP codec house Global IP Solutions Holding AB (GIPS) for $68.2 million cash, a move that could put it in contention with Skype not to mention the telecom companies that are selling its phones. The deal, which repres...
Six billion PC-buyers ‘processor unaware’ says AMD’s Nigel Dessau, despite Intel spending ‘billions’ on advertising. “It’s time marketing executives stop hiding behind meaningless metrics and deliver clear ROI instead…” “Our biggest competitor has spent billions of dollars trying to...
With Visual Studio 2010, Microsoft is shipping the next version of the popular ASP.NET MVC Framework with its IDE. A year ago I blogged about my findings when getting my hands on the first version of ASP.NET MVC. The MVC Framework provides really nice features that make it very easy to...
As a diversion from its high-profile “who-knows-where-it-will-end” dogfight with Gizmodo over an errant iPhone prototype, Apple has posted a longish open letter on its web site over the signature of its CEO Steve Jobs reiterating all the reasons why Apple has no use for Adobe’s Flash t...
Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced the availability of the Adobe® Creative Suite® 5 product family, the highly-anticipated release of the industry-leading design and development software for virtually every creative workflow. With more than 250 new product feature...
Adobe introduced its Creative Suite 5 (CS5) Monday, the thing on which nearly 60% of its revenues depends, the thing that’s got to sell better than recession-tossed CS4 did, in the middle of a hailstorm that drew more attention to it than it normally would have gotten. Last Thursday ...
Research In Motion (RIM) on Tuesday released updated Java and Web-based development tools for the BlackBerry platform. The BlackBerry Java Plug-In for Eclipse v1.1 and the BlackBerry Web Plug-in v2.0 offer new capabilities that make it even easier to create feature-rich applications. T...
Adobe has opened the first of three new geographically diverse data centers for its bought-in Business Catalyst service, a hosted services platform for professional web designers that’s supposed to save them the trouble of back-end coding. The place is in North America and will be j...
Mike Samuel, currently a member of Google's applied security team, will ride in to the rescue on this topic at Cloud Expo. His session, entitled "DOM Virtualization," will be presented on Monday, April 19 at 5:30pm at the javits Center event in New York. "The same-origin security mo...
The unveiling of the next major release of Adobe’s flagship Creative Suite apps is due on April 12 with availability of the kit in English following a month later. There hasn’t been a rev since September of 2008. Adobe named the date when it reported fiscal first-quarter earnings down ...
Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced the immediate availability of Adobe® Flash® Builder™ 4 and ColdFusion® Builder™ software, next generation Flash Platform tooling for building multi-platform rich Internet applications (RIAs...
Today, Adobe has announced three software releases: Flash Builder 4, ColdFusion Builder, and Social service. That's right, after about two years of development Adobe has finally released Flash Builder 4 (a successor of Flex Builder 3). Why it took Adobe so long to release it? An exp...
Development of enterprise Flex/Java rich Internet applications benefits from using automated data integration solutions and productivity tools. Currently Adobe offers LiveCycle Data Services ES2 (LCDS) and open source BlazeDS 3. While LCDS is certainly a great piece of software f...
Lately there has been a lot of buzz around HTML5 Web Sockets, which defines a full-duplex communication channel that operates through a single socket over the Web. HTML5 Web Sockets is not just another incremental enhancement to conventional HTTP communications; it represents a colossa...
Actuate Corporation, the people behind BIRT, on Tuesday announced the availability of the BIRT Mobile Viewer. The free download is a native iPhone application, available on the iPhone App Store. BIRT, an eclipse-based development environment for presenting compelling data visualization...
Telx, an interconnection and colocation provider in strategic North American markets, on Monday announced that it has been selected as a connectivity partner by SoftLayer, a global provider of on-demand data center, hosting, and cloud services. SoftLayer has established a Point-of-Pres...
VeriSign, a provider of Internet infrastructure for the networked world, continues to gain traction with customers in driving the adoption of mobile phone-based security for online access. The VeriSign Identity Protection (VIP) Authentication Service is a cloud-based authentication ser...
Intel Corporation and Nokia are merging their popular Moblin and Maemo software platforms. This will create a unified Linux-based platform that will run on multiple hardware platforms across a wide range of computing devices, including pocketable mobile computers, netbooks, tablets, me...
NewBay, a provider of converged digital lifestyle services, is now enabling the one-click instant upload of media from subscribers’ mobile handsets to Deutsche Telekom’s Media Center – a secure online space for the storage and management of user content. NewBay LifeCache Social Network...
Magic Software, a provider of application platforms and business and process integration solutions, today announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2009. # Revenues were $14.5 million (Q4 2008: $15.1 million; Q3 2009 $13.5 million). # Opera...
This Wednesday was probably the first day on the (potentially long) path to Adobe Flash decline: the most popular video site out there – YouTube – started offering videos in Flash-less mode for browsers which support HTML 5 and h.264 video codec. This means that today the option...
  Abstract There are many different types of command line options that programs need to recognize. Many languages (e.g.: bash and perl) has built-in processing of command line options; Java does not. The Java Command Line Options (JCLO) package performs this task for a variety of o...
There are several authors of .NET books who not only know their material but are able to present the information in a practical manner. One such author is Scott Mitchell. This book is well written and is divided into four parts with a total of 24 chapters. While the level of the book i...
Roundarch and Varian have announced the reopening of The Varian Experience, An Online Event. This online experience augments the traditional trade show experience by taking it to an entirely new level with a rich landscape of information, resources and solutions built upon an updated t...
In this Research White Paper, Tabor reviews Univa UD's product strategy, and opportunities and challenges in the market place of HPC software. To download this Research White Paper now, click here
In this White Paper, Univa UD discusses how distributed computing delivers dramatic cost savings, as well as Green IT benefits, by leveraging existing resources and curbing data center growth. Click here to download the White Paper now!
A zero-day Acrobat security hole in the buggy Adobe Reader, software that’s on practically every PC in the world, may be how Chinese hackers pulled off the cyber-attack on Google that has Google threatening to pull out of China, the world’s largest Internet market, according to iDefens...
Pundits talking about how Windows 7 is all about Microsoft competing against Apple, recovering with Vista consumer adoption disaster, or getting people off of XP, are missing one other – extremely important – part of the Windows 7 story. Windows 7 and its server counterpart – Windows S...
Wyse Technology, a provider of thin computing and client virtualization, will be showcasing its latest technology solutions including a new mobile thin client and the latest versions of its provisioning and virtualization software solutions. On the stand several Wyse X90cw units will b...
In order to ensure that end user response times are acceptable at all times it is necessary to measure the time in the way the end user perceives performance. Measuring and monitoring your live system is important to identify problems early on before it affects too many end users. In o...
Here at Layer 7 we get asked a lot about our support for REST. We actually have a lot to offer to secure, monitor and manage REST-style transactions. The truth is, although we really like SOAP and XML here at Layer 7, we also really like REST and alternative data encapsulations like JS...
In my previous post I pointed to the BlazeDS classes that need to be replaced in order to prevent ActionScript Number.NaN from turning into Long or Integer zeroes on the MessageBroker side. The recommendation boiled down to re-jaring flex-messaging-core.jar or placing the modified clas...