Adobe has released Adobe Flash Builder 4 and ColdFusion Builder software for building multi-platform rich Internet applications (RIAs). In addition, Adobe has added a new Social service that streamlines integration between Web applications and 14 leading social networks. The Flash platform claims to reach over 98 percent of Internet-enabled desktops.
The highlight of Day 2 of the 3rd IndicThreads.com Conference On Java were the discussions and code labs on building social networking software. The Google Developer Relations team consisting of Rajdeep Dua, Anash Oommen and Vijaya Machavolu showed how one could use OpenSocial API to build software that runs on top of popular social networks like Orkut and LinkedIn.
The idea of eXo Social is to leverage, in the enterprise, the power of Social Networks. To facilitate this, eXo Platform has developed this solution using Open Social standard, embedding Apache Shindig in its platform. Using this approach, enterprises can deploy in house a social network solution, and use all the features of eXo Platform Portal, Enterprise Content Management, collaboration tools in a secure way.
Sun Microsystem today announced details around its second annual CommunityOne conference that will be held May 5, 2008 at Moscone Center in San Francisco. In addition, Sun will host its fifth Sun Startup Camp(SM) event May 4-5, 2008, as part of CommunityOne. CommunityOne is a free, one-day event that allows developers and students to benefit from the innovation and choice of the free and open source ecosystem. CommunityOne will offer more than 70 sessions led by contributors and committers of more than 30 different open source and community projects; from chip design to operating systems, to web servers and databases, to scripting languages and tools.