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SaaS Authors: Elizabeth White, Liz McMillan, Pat Romanski, Mehdi Daoudi, Rajeev Gupta

Related Topics: RIA Developer's Journal, Web 2.0 Magazine, Java Developer Magazine, AJAX World RIA Conference, OpenAjax Alliance News, PHP Developer's Journal

RIA & Ajax: Article

Open Source Java, Ruby, PHP, Phobos and AJAX

jMaki AJAX framework that provides a lightweight model using Java, Ruby, PHP, and Phobos

Sun Microsystems is involved in a variety of open source projects related to AJAX technologies. This presentation recaps some of the most important projects that Sun is driving or actively participating in including jMaki: an AJAX framework that provides a lightweight model for creating JavaScript-centric AJAX-enabled Web applications using Java, Ruby, PHP, and Phobos; OpenAJAX alliance participation; Dojo foundation participation; GlassFish v2 and v3 AJAX support: Comet, jMaki, jRuby; Project Woodstock: next-generation UI widgets for JSF and AJAX; and Project Phobos: Server-Side JavaScript.

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Ludovic Champenois is a senior architect at Sun Microsystems and has been with Sun and Java for the past 11 years. He is one of the tech leads and architects on Sun's Application Server and is responsible for ensuring a best-in-class developer experience for Java EE programmers with the Sun Application Server and tools (i.e., NetBeans and Eclipse). Ludovic is also involved in leading Sun's open source initiatives (Projects GlassFish, AJAX, jMaki, Phobos, OpenSolaris and SAMP).

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More Stories By RIA News Desk

Ever since Google popularized a smarter, more responsive and interactive Web experience by using AJAX (Asynchronous JavaScript + XML) for its Google Maps & Gmail applications, SYS-CON's RIA News Desk has been covering every aspect of Rich Internet Applications and those creating and deploying them. If you have breaking RIA news, please send it to RIA@sys-con.com to share your product and company news coverage with AJAXWorld readers.

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