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RIA Tookits, Frameworks and IDEs: How Do You Really Choose the Right One?

Paul Giurata's RIA Session at AJAXWorld, March 18-20, in New York City

This session will address issues to consider when selecting an AJAX toolkit and the most effective IDE for the implementation. It will identify the 30-40 UI components most commonly used in business and mission critical software applications that can be used as a benchmark for evaluating various toolkits, then explore the top evaluation criteria including component behaviors, customization, flexibility, frameworks, licensing and documentation. Attendess will be provided with a comparison survey for the 6-8 most widely used AJAX UI component libraries. Further discussion will address how to select the appropriate IDE once a commitment has been made to a AJAX UI toolkit.

Speaker Bio: Paul Giurata is a managing partner of Catalyst Resources and considered one of the pre-eminent UI application designers and experience architects in the US. His primary interest is in Software as a Service (SaaS) and Financial Services applications, where AJAX-enhanced UIs are a proven way to improve bottom-line performance. 

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2008  Will Be The Decision Year for RIAs
AJAXWorld Conference & Expo 2008 will provide delegates with the optimum balance between RIAs, Rich Web Technologies and AJAX, while underlining business needs, technology potential, and enhanced user experience.

This year at AJAXWorld the relentless focus is not only on where RIAs are now but also where Rich Web Technologies are headed, where Enterprise Web 2.0 and Social Applications are taking the software development industry and the end user, and how Rich Web Technologies are transforming our businesses and our lives.

Delegates will learn how RIAs are making money and gaining market-share for some of the leading businesses in the world.

The real-world questions that will be answered by this year's 140+ sessions are those that currently preoccupy working developers, architects, IT managers and business line managers. The 2008 tracks include:

  • Enterprise RIAs and AJAX
  • Rich-Web Case Studies and Mash-Ups
  • Enterprise Web 2.0 & Social Applications
  • Event-Driven Web
  • iPhone Developer Summit
  • Diamond Track

AJAXWorld is sponsored by the world’s leading RIA technology providers including.

Conference faculty includes the world’s top RIA experts.

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