With the advent of ZK 5 come some very important changes.
LGPL License: ZK 5 is now moving over to the LGPL license offering more
freedom and allowing ZK to be integrated with other frameworks that use
different licensing models. Freedom of use Client+Server Fusion: With ZK 5's
revolutionary architecture, developers can not only leverage the productivity
boost of the server-centric architecture, but also the full controllability
and instant responsiveness of client-side programming. Productivity boost
Full control Simplicity Freedom of implementation jQuery: ZK 5 now allows
developers to maximize the user experience using enterprise-level ZK widgets
and the simplicity of jQuery. Comprehensive widget set User satisfaction
Freedom of imagination
Client+Server fusion ZK & jQuery demonstration part 1 ZK & jQuery
demonstration part 2
Can a Good RIA Framework Overcome Financial Recession?
To overcome the financial recession, a good RIA (Rich Internet Application)
framework is far from enough since Ajax experts are rare and costly to hire;
moreover, it’s time-consuming to begin the project. Thus, an integrated
development environment is necessary to help enterprises deliver
time-to-market rich Internet application efficiently with the minimal cost.
In 2009, RIA builder plays a key role on decide which RIA solution will be
adopted by enterprise since it helps them save IT investment greatly.
Good RIA Framework is... (more)
ZK 3.6.1 released recently. ZK is a Direct RIA framework to increase
developer’s productivity by integrating frontend and backend of
applications transparently to deliver rich, and engaging user experience.
The main focus of ZK 3.6.1 was on bug-fixing, with over 47 bugs fixed. In
addition to the host of bugs eradicated 20 new features have been added,
including a debug mode for unit-testing and MVC enhancement!
MVC pattern enhanced. Use Component ID as UUID for unit test.
A way to delay databinding behaviors.
Intuive MVC Pattern
Using ZK 3.6.1, the developer has... (more)
ZK have announced a new AJAX component called ZK Calendar for Java
applications. It is a fully featured web-based calendar boasting a similar
feature set to Google’s calendar application. However, ZK Calendar can be
embedded into web-based Java applications allowing interaction with other ZK
components and the ability to customize functionality and styling. The
calendar’s data is also stored on the user’s database meaning that they
have full control over said data.
Watch Live Demo!
Tasks Scheduling Task Management Task Sharing
Daily, weekly... (more)
My submission to 7th International AJAX World RIA Conference & Expo has been
I will have a session at 7th AJAXWorld Conference on June 23, New York.
Topic: Building Rich Internet Applications with a Direct RIA Solution
Summary: Building an enterprise application is never an easy task, not to
spaghetti, tedious asynchronous communicate between client and server, and
the danger of exposure of business logic to the client make Web application
complex, less secure, and un-maintainable.
ZK is a Direct... (more)