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SmartGWT 1.0: A Q&A with Sanjiv Jivan

by R.J. Lorimer on  Nov 26, 2008 4

SmartGWT 1.0, a GWT API for the SmartClient Javascript library, has been released. InfoQ had a Q&A session with Sanjiv Jivan, the lead developer.

Volta: Developing Distributed Applications by Recompiling

by Jean-Jacques Dubray on  Sep 05, 2008 1

Volta extends the reach of .NET programming languages, libraries, and tools to cover the cloud. As such it seems to become Microsoft's response to Google's GWT. In this article the contributors to the project explain what is "Architecture Refactoring", how it works and where it is going.

GWT 1.5: Java 5 Support, Performance Improvements and JavaScript Enhancements

by Ryan Slobojan on  Aug 28, 2008

Google Web Toolkit (GWT), a Java-centric compiler which creates JavaScript-based web applications, released version 1.5 today. InfoQ spoke with tech lead Bruce Johnson to learn more about this release and what new capabilities it adds to GWT.

Google Introduces GWT Overlay Types

by R.J. Lorimer on  Aug 03, 2008

Javascript Overlay Types is a new feature in GWT 1.5 that simplifies the process of interacting with native Javascript data structures in GWT applications.

Presentation: Building Large AJAX Applications with GWT 1.4 and Google Gears

by Ryan Slobojan on  Jul 02, 2008

In this presentation from QCon San Francisco 2007, Rajeev Dayal discusses building applications with GWT and Google Gears. Topics discussed include an overview of GWT, integrating GWT with other frameworks, GWT 1.4 features, developing large GWT applications, integrating GWT and Google Gears, the architecture of a Google Gears application, Google Gears features and the Google Gears API.

Google App Engine Load Test Result

by Niclas Nilsson on  Jun 05, 2008 4

The result of the Google Web Toolkit on Google App Engine load test: The load was 10 reqs/sec for an hour, and 35 reqs/sec at peak. The result? No sweat.

Google App Engine public load test today

by Niclas Nilsson on  May 23, 2008 1

Today, at 4PM GMT+2 (in about an hour), there is a public load test on the Google App Toolkit. Can Google Web Toolkit and Google App Engine handle the InfoQ effect?

New Thin Server Architecture and SOFEA Working Group Web Site Launched

by Steven Robbins on  Mar 28, 2008 1

Peter Svensson, Ganesh Prasad, and Mario Valente have teamed up to create the Thin Server Architecture Working Group and launched a web site. The site included several resources about Thin Server Architecture and Service Oriented Front End Applications (SOFEA) as well as insight into the philosophy behind the technology.

Stephan Janssen On Parleys.com And The RIA Landscape

by Jon Rose on  Mar 24, 2008 1

InfoQ.com sat down with Stephan Janssen to learn about Parleys.com and ask his perspective on the emerging RIA platforms. Stephan is the founder of the JavaPolis conference held annually in Belgium. JavaPolis is currently the second largest Java conference, behind only JavaOne.

GWT-Ext 2.0 Released: An Interview with Sanjiv Jivan

by R.J. Lorimer on  Feb 22, 2008 1

GWT-Ext 2.0 was released on February 6th, integrating with GWT 1.4 and ExtJS 2.0. Changes in the 2.0 release include performance improvements, a unified component model, new layout management APIs, and several new widgets.

Interview: Didier Girard, are GWT and Volta GCC for the Web?

by Jean-Jacques Dubray on  Jan 22, 2008 1

Microsoft released a preview of Volta last month. Some people have commented that Volta was a direct competitor to GWT. InfoQ talked to Didier Girard, CTO of SFEIR and GWT expert to ask him how they compare and share his perspective on what they represent for developers.

Who needs GWT On Rails?

by Sebastien Auvray on  Jan 09, 2008

Rails and GWT are both hiding Javascript manipulation from the Ajax development cycle. GWT chose to solve that by using a compiler which will convert Java into browser-compliant JavaScript and HTML. By using GWT On Rails plugin and its Client generator, you'll be able to make GWT Client communicate with Rails.

Interview: Bruce Johnson discusses Google Web Toolkit

by Ryan Slobojan on  Dec 29, 2007 4

Google Web Toolkit (GWT) tech lead Bruce Johnson discusses the design of GWT, how GWT converts Java into JavaScript, community involvement with GWT, new features in GWT 1.4, and the philosophy behind GWT.

Raible Revisits Comparing Web Frameworks

by Bryan Clauser on  Nov 26, 2007 11

This past week Matt Raible gave a presentation at ApacheCon comparing Java Web Frameworks. This is a follow up to a presentation he gave a few years ago. It is interesting to note the changes in the frameworks being evaluated.

KonaKart: Free Java-based online shopping cart

by Ryan Slobojan on  Oct 22, 2007 10

KonaKart, a free Java-based online shopping cart, just released version 2.2.0.7. InfoQ spoke with KonaKart founder Paolo Sidoli to learn more about this release, and how KonaKart fits into the online shopping cart space.

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