Rob James is the CTO of Aegeon and one of the earliest adopters of Groovy and Grails for real world software. In this interview with IndicThreads he tells us why Aegeon chose Groovy and Grails to build their enterprise web2 & social networking product, Spaceo.us. He talks of the challenges in getting web2 and social media ideas into enterprise software. He also shares when one should consider using emerging technologies and how to go about adopting them.
Atul Kahate speaks to Prof. Bebo White, a Stanford professor, noted researcher, and someone who has worked on some of the “Web” standards of today. He discusses Web 3.0, the history of the internet and prevailing security standards and protocols.
In this interview we speak to Jonas Jacobi and John Fallows, the founders of Kaazing. Kaazing is the creator of the Kaazing Enterprise Gateway product and is active in the real-time bi-directional Internet technology space with the Kaazing gateway leveraging the new HTML 5 WebSocket standard. Jonas and John talk of the need for two way communication and compare it with established request-response and Ajax models of communication. They also touch on how WebSocket can be used in JavaEE applications and its impact on existing architecture and code.
Jim Weaver, one of the best known names in the JavaFX world talks to IndicThreads about JavaFX Script, where it stands today, how it compares to other RIA technologies and where JavaFX looks headed. Jim gives us an overview of the development cycle for a JavaFX Script application. He also talks about the benefits of using JavaFX and the challenges faced in its
Bruce Johnson, Project Lead of The Google Web Toolkit (GWT) talks to IndicThreads about the GWT framework, it’s capabilities, the team mission and more. He talks about how GWT helps developers build high-end Ajax applications using Java and without worrying about the cross-browser quirks.
With Direct Web Remoting (DWR) unnecessary complexity is a bug Direct Web Remoting (DWR) creator Joe Walker talks to IndicThreads about Ajax toolkits for Java, the capabilities of DWR and the new features lined up. He feels that the key differentiator for DWR as an Ajax framework is that it is mostly about remoting and not widgets. He adds that one of the important benefits of using DWR is that unlike many other frameworks, DWR will fit with any project without the need to start from scratch.