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2008 is going to be an important year for Rich Internet Applications. Most organizations are delivering or planning to deliver Rich Internet Applications; however, at the same time, most IT managers are facing a dilemma: which Rich Internet Application technology and platform to use? The number of different frameworks and libraries is too vast to even consider evaluating a fraction of them.  To make this task manageable, I'm going to narrow things down to three different technologies for delivering enterprise-level Rich Internet Applications. While the first two (JSF and Flex) are proven technologies that have been used for a numbers of years, JavaFX is a new declarative language for building rich user interfaces using Java. It's essential for IT managers to consider and be aware that more than one delivery platform exists today for Rich Internet Applications. Table... (more)

Exadel JavaFX Studio Plug-in for Eclipse 1.0.2 Released

We have released Exadel JavaFX Studio plug-in for Eclipse version 1.0.2 . The biggest feature in this version is error markers in the editor. Previously the compiler would run and report the errors in standard Eclipse console but wouldn’t put error markers in editor. How to get started? Three easy steps (I’m assuming you already have JavaFX SDK installed. If not, download and install it from http://www.javafx.com): Download Exadel JavaFX Studio (click on Download link on the right-hand side menu Install Exadel JavaFX Studio Try this quick getting started or this. The new error mark... (more)

ServerSide.com Reply to: Java on the Client… Again

Cameron McKenzie from TheServerSide.com posted a reply and summary to Yakov’s and my blog post: Java on the client…again. ... (more)

Tiggr Mobile Apps Builder Upgrades

Tiggr Mobile Apps Builder upgrades with brand-new UI and very cool new features. Brand-new attractive UI Tiggr Mobile Apps Builder got a new and very attractive UI. You can see how it looks below but the best way to experience it, is to log in or sign up. You will like it. Upgraded export-and-build capability with support for Android, iOS, and mobile Web That’s big one. From the screen shot you can see that it’s now super easy to get the source code and build for Android and get the source code for iOS.   Android binary release (.apk) settings editor What’s really cool is that ... (more)

Cross-Domain Security, JSON, JSONP and CORS

Tiggzi, the cloud-based HTML5, jQuery Mobile and PhoneGap mobile app builder come with a very powerful and easy way to define and consume REST services in a mobile app. Inside the builder, you get what amounts to a very easy to use REST services console where any service can be defined, tested, and have its response parameters automatically defined. Click image to see larger version Being able to run and test the service from inside the builder is very important as it demonstrates that the service works and data is returned. The next step is usually to make the service available ... (more)