Flex is a set of tools designed to make it easier for developers to build SWFs without having to use the Adobe Flash tool. This article explores Flex from a Java guy’s perspective, then shows how to set up the environment and examines topics like how to integrate Flex code with existing Java applications, as well as its applicability for use as a mobile device client technology.
Bertrand Paquet and Gael Lazzari of Octo Technology explore Unit Testing GWT applications and introduce their own open source gwt-test-utils framework to support unit and integration testing of GWT code with standard tools such as JUnit and Easymock.
Apache Wicket is a powerful, light-weight component-based web application framework with strong separation of presentation and business logic. It enables you to create quality Web 2.0 applications which are easy to test, debug and support.
InfoQ recently conducted a virtual panel on the current and future state of RIA and Ajax technologies.
Grails and Flex both have significant advantages in different parts of the software stack. In this new article you will learn how they can be combined to take advantage of each's strengths. 11
Jeff Dwyer discusses his new book, GWT 1.5, and creating searchable Ajax applications. 1
This article covers setting up a Seam portlet using JBoss Portlet Container and JBoss Portlet Bridge, deploying a Seam portlet, and JBoss Portlet Bridge capabilities. 5
This article covers setting up a RichFaces portlet using JBoss Portlet Container and JBoss Portlet Bridge, deploying a RichFaces portlet, and RichFaces capabilities. 3
While increasingly more websites are utilizing AJAX, it is still difficult to develop complicated AJAX applications. This article explores how multithreading eases some of these issues. 10
Ryan Dewsbury dives into GWT Ajax performance looking at image bundling, caching, and application compression. The article also includes an excerpt from Dewsbury's book, GWT Applications. 6
Microsoft released a preview of Volta last month. InfoQ interviewed Didier Girard, CTO of SFEIR and GWT expert to ask how they compare and share his perspective on what they represent for developers. 1