"Building a rich Internet application (RIA) can seem like a daunting
scripting task. But since the rise of many frameworks, fall of some and
adoption of others, life has become somewhat simpler. That is of course
provided one can pick the appropriate Ajax framework and get going with
it quickly," according to Sangeeta Oak, who will deliver a presentation on the topic of working with AJAX and the Google Web Toolkit at the JAX India 2007
event in Bangalore, India.
The Google Web Toolkit (GWT)
is an open source Java development framework that was developed to help developers escape the matrix of technologies that can make writing AJAX applications difficult and error prone. GWT is especially of interest to those
with prior Java programming knowledge. Oak says that developers who attend her presentation will "gain a good understanding on how the GWT framework allows a developer
to write the front end in the Java programming language, and the GWT
Other speakers at this event include Neelan Choksi of Interface21, who was interviewed recently by SYS-CON.TV
founder and host Roger Strukhoff about the latest developments with Spring; CodeGear's David Intersimone; and Craig McClanahan, who is Architect for Java Studio Creator at Sun Microsystems.
Sangeeta Oak's session will examine:
- Overview of Ajax and GWT
- What is GWT?
- Build a rich UI Java web application with GWT from scratch
- Modify the application to demonstrate features of GWT
- Useful widgets in GWT
- Why GWT? A quick look at some alternatives