The first "Real-World AJAX" event, held in New York City, featured 15
speakers in 11 sessions, including many of the the world's most renowned AJAX
experts, and more than 400 delegates attended while more than 15,000
SYS-CON.TV viewers tuned into the simulcast on March 13, 2006. Backbase news
blog called it "a great day, and certainly the first major Ajax Event in the
World!" Today, just ten weeks on, SYS-CON Events' timely "Real-World AJAX"
comes to Silicon Valley, to San Jose at its very heart, and the Faculty
lineup is if anything even more stellar than it was in NYC, including
Google's Adam Bosworth and Paul Rademacher, Yahoo!'s Eric Miraglia, Laszlo's
David Temkin and the father of the term "AJAX" himself, Jesse James Garrett.
“By now there isn't a software developer on earth who isn't aware of
the collection of programming technologies known as AJAX,&rdquo... (more)
New Atlanta will be creating and distributing a free open-source Java
Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE) version of BlueDragon, its
ColdFusion-compatible web application server. It will be released under the
popular GPL license, mirroring the licensing path chosen by MySQL and Java.
BlueDragon has been around for nearly a decade now.
The creator of BlueDragon, Alan Williamson (pictured), is hopeful that the
open source version will be ready in the summer of 2008.
"With nearly 10 years under its belt," Williamson says, "BlueDragon has a
very large community behind it and we've p... (more)
"I don't have to work anymore," said Dr. Marc Fleury in an amusing aside
during a recent interview with SYS-CON.TV, from his office in the Buckhead
section of Atlanta. He was referring to how his role as CEO is changing from
start-up entrepreneur to manager of a more mature company, as JBoss continues
to grow and experience new levels of success. Whereas in the early days he
"wrote tons and tons of code," today he is more focused on the organizational
and customer-related challenges common to any fast-growing company.
Fleury says his company is taking square aim at IBM WebSphere an... (more)
'Google's support will strengthen the leadership role of our universities in
fostering the next generation of open source technologies, projects and
experts in Oregon,' said Oregon state governor, Ted Kulongoski, as Google
announced its injection of $350,000 to create a joint program by Oregon State
University and Portland State University to develop more open source computer
The program is due to start up in early 2006, according to Google's open
source program manager Chris DiBona (pictured).
Sun Microsystems, Inc. announced the OpenSPARC project to open source its new
breakthrough UltraSPARC(R) T1 processor design point. Sun also announced
plans to publish specifications for the UltraSPARC-based chip, including the
source of the design expressed in Verilog, a verification suite and
simulation models, instruction set architecture specification (UltraSPARC
Architecture 2005) and a Solaris OS port. The goal is to enable community
members to build on proven technology at a markedly lower cost and to
innovate freely. The source code will be released under an Open Source ... (more)