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  • Open source Vaadin bridges Java to Ajax

    With rich Internet applications all the rage an open source Web framework dubbed Vaadin promises rapid Ajax development while keeping Java code on the server.

  • Microsoft Silverlight 4 tools released

    Microsoft made available on Monday Sliverlight 4 Tools for Visual Studio 2010, an add-on package for the Visual Studio 2010 IDE providing tooling for the Sliverlight 4 rich Internet plugin-in platform.

  • SAP opens door to prospective research partners for NBN

    The president and chief executive officer of SAP Australia New Zealand , Tim Ebbeck, has described the National Broadband Network (NBN) as a ‘critical piece of national infrastructure’ to Australia’s economic future.

  • IBM tool eases JavaScript development

    Countering rivals Microsoft and Adobe Systems, IBM is offering a free tool to simplify development of JavaScript-based Web applications, featuring use of a modeling language, according to IBM sources.

  • JavaFX set for phones, smartbooks, TVs

    Listening to Sun Microsystems heap accolades on its JavaFX multimedia application technology Wednesday evening almost obscured the fact that JavaFX faces quite a battle in the space against the established Adobe Flash and AJAX platforms and Microsoft's up-and-coming Silverlight platform.

  • Java mobile platform to get widget apps

    Emphasizing the growing importance of mobile device applications, Sun Microsystems is readying two technologies to better enable the mobile trend: Java On Device Portal (ODP), for widget applications, and the JavaFX Mobile runtime, due next month as part of the JavaFX rich Internet application platform.