Offline access to Web applications is becoming an important trend, with Adobe and Google looking to make the most of this new direction.
While lauding Apple’s iPhone as being innovative in the mobile space, Google’s group manager for mobile platforms also said there are a lot of restrictions to developing for the phone.
The chief executive of media giant Viacom expressed reservations Thursday about Google’s plan to enter YouTube content into a database and give owners the chance to take down the material.
Attendees of a mobile AJAX workshop see a common platform emerging across mobile and desktop devices.
The Web and AJAX have many deficiencies including security holes, according to a Yahoo architect who spoke at The Rich Web Experience conference.
Microsoft is releasing Silverlight 1.0, a Web video plug-in it hopes to rival Adobe Flash.
Developers have high hopes for Adobe’s newly named AIR (Adobe Integrated Runtime) software, but reservations remain about the technology’s cross-platform capability and learning curve.
Sun will detail a plan Tuesday that could make Java a formidable player in the scripting language space.
Sun has prepared an update to NetBeans, its Java-based open source integrated development environment (IDE).
InfoWorld Editor at Large Paul Krill speaks with David Boloker, one of the founders of OpenAjax Alliance, about AJAX, the security issues around it, and the possibilities of other vendors such as Microsoft and Apple joining the alliance.
OpenAjax added some big backers on Tuesday including Adobe and SAP.
AJAX is becoming more popular on the Web and now the technology has its own tradeshow.
The open-source scripting language PHP is starting to compete with Java in enterprise-level Web deployments, according to speakers at a conference.
The World Wide Web Consortium is protesting a proposal that would require applicants using online claim forms at the U.S. Copyright Office to have either MS Internet Explorer or Netscape browsers installed.