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SYS-CON Events announced the first international AjaxWorld Conference & Expo to take place on October 3-4, 2006, at the Santa Clara Convention Center, in Santa Clara, California, located in the heart of Silicon Valley. The world-beating conference program will provide developers, IT managers, and corporate decision makers with comprehensive information and insight into the biggest paradigm shift in Website design, development, and deployment since the invention of the World Wide Web a decade ago.
SYS-CON Events announced that the first international 'AJAXWorld Conference & Expo' taking place on October 3-4, 2006, at the Santa Clara Convention Center, California, will offer AJAXWorld University- Developer Bootcamp program. The AJAX Developer Bootcamp will take placeon Monday, October 2, 2006, one day before the conference opens.
The Webcasts now available online are Sahil Malik's (telerik) 'How to Take Desktop Applications to the Web' session, Christophe Coenraets' (Adobe) 'Extending AJAX with Adobe Flex' session, Jouk Pleiter's (Backbase) 'AJAX Best Practices' session, and Kevin Hakman's (TIBCO) 'The Four Quantum States of AJAX' session. The 12-hour event with its entire 11 sessions is also available as an on-demand product, in an easy to navigate DVD for all delegates of 'Real-World AJAX' and 'AjaxWorld Conference & Expo.'
Adobe Systems acquired Macromedia in an all-stock transaction valued at approximately $3.4 billion. What many do not realize is that these companies have been successfully 'dating' in the digital publishing world for six years.
You may have noticed recently that lots of websites now contain little graphical buttons with the word XML on them. For example: or or . When you click on the button, all you see is a bunch of jumbled text and computer code [ed: unless you have a newer web browser or an aggregator]. What's this all about? It's an RSS feed, and they're changing the way people access the Internet.
Have you ever looked for missing remote server names, user names, and passwords? Have you ever tried to transfer a site definition to another system by copying the data stored in the Site Definition dialog box? If so, you probably discovered that it doesn't work because the password is encrypted.
The government division of Adobe (formerly Macromedia) that helps federal, state, and local government agencies drive technology and business process transformation, has partnered with Jabber. The aim: to develop and deploy a web conferencing, IM, chat, presence, and awareness solution for the Department of Defense (DoD) and other federal agencies.
Macromedia Flash Basic 8 and Flash Professional 8 offer several ways to include animation and special effects in your document. For example, you can create tweened animations using the Timeline and Flash workspace, automated Timeline effects (by making selections in a dialog box), or ActionScript code.
Although earlier versions of ColdFusion supported Java objects and servlets to some degree, ColdFusion MX does so in a big way. This support opens up commercially available libraries to ColdFusion developers that were previously only available to J2EE shops. Moreover, you can now draw from an immense library of free code from within the Java open-source community. This availability greatly enhances the features of your own applications and speeds your ColdFusion-based solutions to market. Use these objects to provide back-end processing or user-interface functionality, or simplify coding CFM pages by supplementing ColdFusion functions and tags with Java TagLibraries.