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  • Flex Testing with FlexMonkey

    In this post, InfoQ.com discusses FlexMonkey with project founder Stu Stern of Gorilla Logic. FlexMonkey is an open source record / playback tool for testing Flex applications.

  • Deep Linking in Flex with URLKit

    In Rich Internet Applications, Deep Linking is the ability to link directly into a specific state of the application without reloading the application. In Flex 3, Deep Linking support was added, but does not support many advanced requirements. For those cases, Flex developers can use URLKit.

  • FlexChart: Flash Charting Application for AJAX

    FlexChart is an open source Flash application built for uses in AJAX applications. The charting application is driven through dynamically through XML.

  • Overview of the Appcelerator RIA Platform

    In this post, InfoQ discusses the Appcelerator platform with Matt Quinlan, Vice President of Community Development at Appcelerator. Quinlan highlights the strengths of Appcelerator and some of its common uses.

  • John Resig on TraceMonkey and the future of JavaScript-based RIAs

    The newly announced TraceMonkey is a trace-based JIT compiler that will be featured in the next release of Firefox and pushes the envelope on JavaScript performance. InfoQ has a Q&A with Mozilla JavaScript Evangelist and jQuery creator John Resig about this exiting development and what it signifies for the future of JavaScript-based RIAs.

  • Near C Performance for RIAs with Next Generation Mozilla JavaScript Engine

    The Mozilla Foundation has developed TraceMonkey a trace-based JIT compiler that pushes the envelope on JavaScript performance. With plans to be incorporated it in the 3.1 release of Firefox, it delivers near C performance and promises to ‘leap frog’ RIA development to a new level.

  • Robert Bell on Java and Silverlight Interop

    Robert Bell, Microsoft Solution Architect, introduces interoperability scenarios for using Silverlight from Java and provides architectural guidance using sample code snippets.

  • Designing for Spam: A Challenge for the Web?

    The increasing activity and hostility of spammers and the sophistication of their spamming tools are a constantly growing concern for the web. The recent spam attack on Craigslist triggered many reactions in the blogosphere seeking to analyze spammers’ techniques and possible remedies and to consider the implications that the spam’s spread may have on architecture.

  • Nexaweb contributes code to the Dojo JavaScript Toolkit

    Nexaweb has contributed new software to the Dojo Foundation that aims to advance the use of open source AJAX technology within a company's critical business applications. The software, dubbed 'dojo.E' is a set of extensions to the Dojo Toolkit, that bring XML into Dojo components and a new API for managing DOM modifications based on user interaction.

  • Windows Communication Foundation: Application Deployment Scenarios

    Microsoft has just published an excellent overview of WCF capabilities and deployment strategies for 5 most common SOA scenarios including Enterprise Web services, Web 2.0 services, intranet applications, queued messaging and Workflow services.

  • SPARQL Update to Complete RESTful SOA Scenario

    The Linking Open Data Community Project has accomplished a global RESTful SOA giving access to over two billion interlinked statements (RDF triples) from some 50 distributed providers with one serious limitation: this stunning network provides read access only. The upcoming SPARQL Update language is going to overcome this.

  • Adobe Moves Towards Greater Flash Openness and Availability

    This week Adobe continued their push towards greater openness within their Flash based technologies. In a move greatly targeted at developers, major adjustments were made to eliminate the licensing restrictions and third-party fees for distributing the Flash Player runtime.

  • Interview: Smalltalk Dave about Programming Languages, SOA, MDA and the Web

    In an interview at OOPSLA, Dave Thomas talks about the reasons for the rise of Java, what's behind Web 2.0, MDA and SOA, the rise of dynamic languages and the opportunities that he sees in the web as a platform.

  • Flex and the Open Web

    Kevin Dangoor of SitePen recently blogged about Flash, Silverlight and the Open Web. He offers his defense for open standards as the best future for the web. Adobe's Ryan Stewart, a Flex evangelist, responds.

  • Mozilla Prism 0.9 Released

    Mozilla Prism 0.9 was released last month. Prism is a Single Site Browser (SSB), which aims to move applications from the browser to the desktop, while still using browser based technologies (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Flash, etc).

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