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 Far from Enough
Good RIA frameworks are far from enough to deliver Rich Internet application
cost-effectively due to the following three reasons:
Rare Ajax Experts
Finding an Ajax Expert is one of the major difficulties of creating rich
Internet application since it requires developer to maste... (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 Spreadsheet enables AJAX applications to deliver the rich functionality of
Excel to browsers in pure Java. With embeddable Excel functionality in pure
Java, developers can create collaborative and dynamic enterprise applications
like never before.
ZK Spreadsheet 1.0.0 RC2 supports MicroSoft Excel, developers can import
existing Excel files to ZK Spreadsheetwith ease.
Moreover, most Excel functions are supported, user can the same experience
with Excel, including 225+ Excel formula functions, fabulous styling,
selection, highlighting, merging-cell, freezing row and column, undo... (more)
Direct RIA is a robust and comprehensive rich Internet applications engine
which turns any client (web browser, mobile device) into an efficient and
Direct RIA maximizes developer productivity by direct access of user
interface, database, and web services. Direct RIA minimizes the development
cost by transparent and automatic synchronization between client and server.
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.
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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)