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Keynote Systems' Presentation at AJAX World

Designing for and managing performance in the new frontier of Rich Internet Applications

The industry is buzzing about the promise of Rich Internet Applications and cloud computing. Although these new applications and methods for implementing technology offer many advantages, they also compound underlying complexity, presenting new challenges for Web and application developers as well as IT professionals who are charged with developing, testing and delivering high-performing, highly-available applications.

On the Rich Internet Applications front, technologies such as AJAX and Flash deliver radically different user experiences based on rich interfaces, live data, and instant feedback, enabling the personalization and control users appreciate. In this session from AJAX World 2008 West, Ben Rushlo discussed how at the same time, cloud computing is providing the industry ways to increase capacity and add capabilities on the fly without investing in new infrastructure, training new personnel, or licensing new software.

As enterprises consider deploying next-generation applications and implementation models, they need to be aware of how Web performance will be impacted through increased complexity and dependence on the Web.

Being able to test and monitor Rich Internet Applications, especially as they are deployed in the cloud, will be critical to success. In this session, Ben Rushlo discussed performance issues that Web developers will face as they look to develop Rich Internet Applications and utilize cloud computing. Rushlo also covered how to combat these issues to minimize potential downfalls and ensure optimal performance through testing and monitoring.

Click here to view Ben Rushlo's session

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Ever since Google popularized a smarter, more responsive and interactive Web experience by using AJAX (Asynchronous JavaScript + XML) for its Google Maps & Gmail applications, SYS-CON's RIA News Desk has been covering every aspect of Rich Internet Applications and those creating and deploying them. If you have breaking RIA news, please send it to [email protected] to share your product and company news coverage with AJAXWorld readers.

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