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AIR Matters

Posted by Kevin Korngut  on  Aug 30, 2012 2

Kevin Korngut introduces Adobe AIR, a cross-platform runtime environment for desktop and mobile applications.

The Best of Both Worlds, CANjs

Posted by Brian Moschel  on  Aug 29, 2012 1

Brian Moschel introduces CanJS, a lightweight JavaScript framework for writing rich client-side applications, comparing it with with Backbone.js, Ember, and Knockout.

Test-Driven Development of Asynchronous Systems

Posted by Nat Pryce  on  Sep 17, 2010

Nat Pryce exemplifies how he dealt with flickering, false positives, slow, and messy tests appearing in asynchronous testing when trying to perform end-to-end testing.

Basking in the Limelight

Posted by Micah Martin  on  Mar 28, 2010 1

Micah Martin introduces Limelight, a JRuby GUI library that uses the theater metaphor for writing GUIs. The talk introduces basic concepts, how to style GUIs, and much more.

Developing JavaScript Desktop Applications

Posted by Jeff Haynie  on  Dec 22, 2009 2

Appcelerator's Titanium allows to build and deploy desktop applications which run seamlessly on Windows, OSX and Linux desktops using Javascript and HTML. Also: how Titanium compares with Adobe Air.

Enterprise Java FX for the Web Platform

Posted by Peter Pilgrim  on  Oct 12, 2009

Peter Pilgrim makes an introduction to Java FX, presenting its scripting language, the standard deployment method of applications, client integration with the server and what’s planned for its future.

Parleys.com, a RIA Case Study

Posted by Stephan Janssen  on  Sep 24, 2009 6

Stephan Janssen’s talks about Parleys.com and the technology used: Flex/AIR. He also talks about two technologies that could be used instead, GWT and JavaFX, presenting their pros/cons.

Flex and Air in the Trenches

Posted by Scott Delap  on  Sep 16, 2009 1

Scott Delap shares his experience creating an application using Flex&Air, speaking on technologies used, tooling and frameworks choices, remoting, testing and integration with the client system.

Ruby Go Mobile Web

Posted by Brian LeRoux, Brock Whitten, Rob Ellis  on  Sep 04, 2009

This talk from FutureRuby shows how to create device neutral mobile applications with PhoneGap using HTML5 and Javascript, while still getting access to device features like the camera.

Enterprise RIA – Deployment Examples

Posted by Jnan Dash  on  Aug 21, 2009

Jnan Dash introduces enterprise RIA and Curl, a RIA platform similar to Flash/Flex. He presents 4 examples of successful Curl implementations and the advantages of Curl over the other RIA solutions.

Introduction to Cappuccino

Posted by Francisco Tomalsky  on  Aug 07, 2009 2

Francisco Tomalsky introduces Objective-J, an Objective-C inspired language on top of Javascript, and the Cappuccino framework built with it, which were used to create http://280slides.com

Building Native Mobile Apps in Rhodes

Posted by Adam Blum  on  Jul 23, 2009

In this talk from FutureRuby Adam Blum shows Rhodes, an open source Ruby-based framework for building locally executing apps with access to device features for all major smartphone devices.

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