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Round-up of Themes & Topics | 7th International AJAX World RIA Conference & Expo | 22-23 June 2009

A round-up of Themes & Topics shortly to be discussed at the 7th International AJAX World RIA Conference & Expo being held in New York City, 22-23 June 2009.

The overall Conference theme is "Driving Profitability Through the User Experience" and the event is co-located with the 15th International SOA World Conference & Expo and with iPhone Developer Summit 2009 East.

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Adobe AIR

Occasionally-Connected Applications with Adobe AIR and BlazeDS
Yakov Fain - Managing Director, Farata Systems
– This session will show how to architect an occasionally connected AIR/Java application based on the open source BlazeDS.

Business Value

The Business Value of Positive User Experience
Joe Preston - Managing Partner & UX Architect, Momentum Design Lab
– This session will demonstrate the value of UX design showing how it is a worthwhile investment for any development team, generating revenue, decreasing customer cost of ownership and creating better software.


Case Studies

Case Study: AJAX Clients for Enterprise Services Running in EC2
Anil Gurnani - VP & Technical Project Manager, J P Morgan Chase
– This session describes how to leverage the amazing power of cloud computing of Amazon EC2 services and AJAX client applications built using TIBCO GI.


Comet & Real-Time

Comet: Where Are We Now? Where Are We Headed?
Matthias Wessendorf - Senior Software Developer, Oracle
– This session will introduce the most common Comet-Patterns and give an overview of the most relevant Comet solutions in the market.


Collaborative Real-Time RIA
Shashank Tiwari - Chief Technologist, Saven Technologies
– This session will involve 3 types of RIAs, built using Flex, AJAX and JavaFX, multiple server-side endpoints, multiple push technologies including Comet, RTMP and Sockets and Event Stream Processing engines.

Cloud

Are Rich Internet Applications Ready for the Cloud?
Regev Yativ - President & CEO, Magic Software
– This session will discuss how companies can develop and deploy rich Internet business applications on premise or on the cloud, enhancing the user experience like never before.


Design & UX

What Web App Design Can Learn From the Harpsichord
Elaine Wherry - Co-Founder & VP of Engineering, Meebo
– With new technology comes a desire to experiment, challenging design rules and push the limits of web applications. This session will walk through recent web application design and analyze the functionality of these elements.


Information Dashboards: Design & Implementation
Patrick Hertzog - Co-Founder& User Experience Officer, NEXThink
– This session will present practical guidelines to design effective dashboards and avoid common pitfalls.


Developers

Bringing Productivity Back ro Developers in the Age of AJAX
Matias Bagini - CEO, JRapid Corp
– This session will discuss how platforms are emerging to bring the old 4GL/RAD productivity back again into the AJAX world.

Enterprise RIAs

RIAlizing Enterprise Applications
Sujoe Bose - Research Scientist, DSine Dynamics
– In this session we explore an effective, repeatable, objective and rigorous method to RIAlize enterprise applications, which not only addresses usability but also scalability and performance.


Are Rich Internet Applications Ready for the Cloud?
Regev Yativ - President & CEO, Magic Software
– This session will discuss how companies can develop and deploy rich Internet business applications on premise or on the cloud, enhancing the user experience like never before.


Flex

Adobe Flex and the Microsoft.NET Framework - Strange But Amazing Bedfellows
Habeeb Rushdan - Technical Trainer/Consultant, LowerHead Consulting
– This session will describe how to leverage both technologies to create a data-driven, visually stunning front end in Flex and an enterprise-ready SOA backend in .NET.


Frameworks

Building Native Look-and-Feel Web Applications Using SproutCore
Charles Jolley - Founder, SproutCore Project
– In this session delegates will learn how to combine SproutCore with new HTML5 standard features to deliver a first-class user experience and great performance.


Introducing Ext JS 3.0
Rich Waters - Senior Software Architect, ExtJS
– This session will highlight latest new component additions to ExtJS including: Grid RowEditor, ListView, Charting, Button Groups, Grouped Tabs and many more.


Building Rich Internet Applications with a Direct RIA Solution
Robbie Cheng - Evangelist, ZK Framework
– This session will teach you how to build your J2EE application without annoyance from AJAX stuff using a Direct RIA programming model.


Google Web Toolkit

JavaScript Not For You? Build RIAs in Java Using Ext GWT
Darrell Meyer - Senior Software Architect, Ext JS
– This session will demonstrate the ways in which Ext GWT can be used to leverage the power of the Google Web Toolkit


IE8

Internet Explorer 8 and its Impact on Your Web Sites
Robert Boedigheimer - Web Application Architect, Schwans Shared Services
– Learn which current practices will need to change from the day IE8 ships and how this will affect your development techniques and your existing sites.

iPhone

Getting Started Programming with Objective-C and the iPhone
Julio Barros - Consultant, E-String Technologies
– This session will talk about tips and strategies to best learn your way around Objective-C, Cocoa Touch and the XCode development tools.


Combining REST and Context for Killer iPhone Apps
Jason Christensen - Proprietor, jasonc411.com
– This session will look at using web services, cloud computing, and the sensors on the iPhone to create applications that exceed what could previously be done on mobile devices.


Break The Mold - iPhone for the Mobile Enterprise
Senthil Krishnapillai - Director of Product Management, Sybase iAnywhere
– This session will discuss how companies, to truly realize the power of the iPhone in the enterprise, need a mobile infrastructure to move away from single ‘one-off’ applications to a more strategic mobile platform


Mastering View Controllers
Ernie Svehla - Chief Architect, IntelliObject
– This session will take a detailed look at best practices for leveraging the various view controllers bundled with the iPhone SDK


From the Trenches: Key Lessons from Enterprise iPhone
Joe Pezzillo - Founder, Metafy LLC,
– This session will present several key lessons learned developing enterprise apps, from both technical and project management perspectives.


A New Generation of Connected Games
Paul Croft - Director of Games, Mediatonic
– This session will focus on the cross-over between Web games and the iPhone and how the two platforms can offer mutual benefits to each other.


iPhone Development in an Enterprise Environment
Travis Siegfried - Application Developer, IBM
– This session will explain the important aspects of iPhone development in today's fast-paced enterprise environment including 'tips and tricks' to building a business application.


Build Once, Run Anywhere, No Objective C Required
Chris Fleck - VP of Solutions Development, Citrix Systems
– This session will present a solution that allows Windows and RIA apps to run on servers in the datacenter and be delivered remotely to multiple users with any device including the iPhone.


Creating Native-Looking Applications for the iPhone with ASP.NET
Todd Schick - Director of Technology and Business Development, ComponentOne
– This session enables developers to get up to speed quickly to create ASP.NET Web applications which closely emulate the UI design of native iPhone applications.


JavaFX

Introducing Rich Internet Applications Development with JavaFX
Jim Connors - Systems Engineer, Sun Microsystems
– This session aims to show both developers and designers how JavaFX simplifies and improves the RIA development process, including showing how to make the most of its ready-built components and frameworks.


Introducing Rich Internet Applications Development with JavaFX
Eric J. Bruno - Systems Engineer, Sun Microsystems
– This session aims to show both developers and designers how JavaFX simplifies and improves the RIA development process, including showing how to make the most of its ready-built components and frameworks.


JavaScript

Object Oriented JavaScript
Michael Girouard - Sr. Developer, Magnani Carusso Dutton
– This session will explore the JavaScript programming language and will demonstrate several practical design patterns you can use in your JavaScript/Ajax application today.


Using JavaScript 2 Today with OpenLaszlo
Max Carlson - Lead Runtime Architect, OpenLaszlo
– In this session delegates will learn how to take advantage of JavaScript 2 while still running in today's browsers.

Mashups

Solving Cross-Domain Issues When Building Mashups
Mehmet Akin - UI Lead Developer, IBM
– This session gives you an overview of possible techniques to overcome the cross-domain issue that is caused by the browser's Same Origin Policy.


Open Source

Ensuring The Continued Innovation & Adoption of AJAX
Keith Bergelt – CEO, Open Invention Network
– In this session OIN's CEO will discuss free IP tools and support services now available to stop proprietary platform vendors looking to leverage their intellectual property to impede advances in AJAX.


Rich Clients

Thin Client or Rich Client?
Florian Mueller - Architect UI Technologies, Richability
– This session will focus on several aspects regarding technology choice and will give delegates an idea when to decide for the Rich Client path in the future and when to follow the Thin Client track.


Rich Enterprise Applications (Keynote Presentation)
Ashish Mohindroo - Sr. Director of Product Marketing, Oracle
In this Keynote by Ashish Mohindroo, learn about Oracle's vision on how you can rapidly create collaboration tools, mashup existing applications, inject Portal capabilities into plain web apps, and build scalable Enterprise 2.0-style applications that render rich user experiences using AJAX, Java Server Faces, and Flash.

Ruby On Rails


Appcelerator RIA on Rails
Kevin Whinnery - Systems Engineer, Appcelerator
– In this session delegates will learn how to leverage existing JSON services implemented in Ruby on Rails controllers to provide the server back end for a rich Internet application.


Telecom

The AJAX Impact on Telecom
Jose de Castro - Lead Architect, Voxeo Corporation
– This session will demonstrate how developers can leverage their existing AJAX skills to develop real world SIP applications in Groovy, JavaScript, Ruby and Python.


User Experience

Context-Driven User Interface
Akbar Ali Ansari - Software Engineer, Oracle
– This session will discuss various aspects of context-driven user experience. It will also touch the subject of cognitive user interface.


VOIP

VoIP and Video-Enabled Apps for Collaboration
Jan Linden - VP of Engineering, Global IP Solutions
– This session will cover the main issues that need to be addressed in order to successfully offer voice and video capabilities.


Web Platforms

Revolutionary Web Platforms - DotNetNuke and ASP.NET
Shaun Walker - Creator & Maintainer, DotNetNuke
– This session will discuss how DotNetNuke leverages cutting edge Microsoft web technology to create rich, interactive, enterprise web solutions.

Dramatically improving application performance and consistently delivering a superior user experience is the new Enterprise IT mantra: good user experiences, both internally and externally, mean good business.

That's why we now see adoption of Rich Internet Application technologies by software companies such as SAP, Salesforce.com and Oracle for their enterprise solutions and within organizations to create bespoke line of business applications. In fact, don't miss the opening AJAXWorld keynote by Oracle's Ashish Mohindroo, "Breaking the Collaboration Barrier with Rich Enterprise Applications," in which he will look at these trends and how they are redefining the role of the enterprise developer.

We have a packed 2-Day program for you with 3 content-rich tracks to choose from and an Expo Floor open both days to provide additional opportunities for networking and hands-on exploration of your technology alternatives. Plus, Golden Pass delegates can attend all or part of the 2-day iPhone Developer Summit absolutely free (a $200 value).

So if you are convinced that the iPhone can play but want to know if it can work; and if you want to stay up to date on all the latest developments in rich-content RIA web development, join us in New York City in a week's time.

The overall Conference theme is "Driving Profitability Through the User Experience" and the event is co-located with the 15th International SOA World Conference & Expo and with iPhone Developer Summit 2009 East.

Register Today and Save !
Sponsor or Exhibit at the 7th International AJAXWorld RIA Conference & Expo

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