Creating interactive Web applications has been a must in enterprise application development for a long time. Creating rich internet applications (RIAs) is one way to get there. RIAs are Web-based applications that run in the browser and runs its own client engine which is downloaded each time the application launches. To reduce user load times, especially on mobile devices, many newer client frameworks have sprung up to provide developers with ways to develop client applications that are faster for the user.
The evolution of portal based application development tools and technologies
01 Nov 2012
News - How has portal technology changed in the past five or six years? You might think the big change is with the API, and the support portlet applications have for new scripting languages and AJAX support. But Liferay's Richard Sezov has a different...
Rich Internet applications spur new Web frameworks and technologies
30 Apr 2012
News - Rich Internet applications (RIAs) may be on the rise over the next eighteen months, as new Web development technologies gain ground.
Is Java ready for HTML5?
02 Mar 2012
News - How quickly will Java developers be able to develop HTML5-ready server-side applications?
Liferay Portal 6.1: Setting the Standard for Enterprise Portal Offerings
24 Feb 2012
News - If you've ever worked with WebSphere, the term 'portal' is a dirty word. But Liferay has redefined the portal space with an open-source, feature full offering that is only about 250 megs in size and more feature full than anything IBM has ever offered in...
Continuing Video Coverage of New Java 7 Features and APIs
10 Feb 2012
News - Here at TheServerSide.com, we've been providing some very dedicated coverage to the new features of Java 7, with a look at tackling some of the new Java 7 APIs like the new File I/O (NIO.2) and concurrency libraries with tutorials and learning guides in...
OCAJP Java 7 Exam Expected in March 2012? OCPJP to Follow?
10 Jan 2012
News - Highly anticipated, the new Oracle certification for Java, OCAJP, went out of beta on December 17th, 2011. So when will the new exam be released? And when will the OCPJP exam be released?
OCPJP & OCAJP: Java 7 training requirement for the Oracle Certified Professional Programmer dropped
21 Dec 2011
News - In order to obtain the certified architect position from Oracle, attending and passing a training course is now required. But what about the Java Professional and Java Associate designations, OCPJP and OCAJP for Java 7?
An extensive RIA technology comparison matrix
TheServerSide Newsfeed | 26 Oct 2011
News - Today the people behind Vaadin released an updated comparison matrix that lines up the most popular and prominent rich Web technologies for a truthful comparison matrix. They're now trying to gather feedback for any mistakes they might've made in the...
JavaOne 2011 news, views and conference coverage
28 Sep 2011
News - TheServerSide.com's editors will be on the spot at JavaOne 2011, so watch this page for news and session coverage of this major Java conference.
10 ways to build and test rich Internet applications (RIA)
TheServerSide.com News Feed | 08 Sep 2011
News - Today's Web is a rich set of competing approaches to deliver RIA. The user community is already equipped to run your application when you choose a RIA techniques. Pretty much any technique is viable. That puts the emphasis on which approach is easiest to...