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DEFINITION: Ruby on Rails, sometimes known as "RoR" or just "Rails," is an open source framework for Web development in Ruby, an object-oriented programming (OOP) language similar to Perl and Python. The principle difference between Ruby on Rails and other frameworks for development lies in the speed and ease of use that developers working within the environment enjoy. Changes made to applications  … 
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Web Application Development White Papers (View All Report Types)
 
Creating an E-Commerce Website: A Do-It-Yourself Guide
sponsored by GeoTrust, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this guide, you'll learn about what goes into creating your own do-it-yourself e-commerce web site, from picking the right tools and services you'll need to create your web pages, to selecting the best hosting provider and payment solution to fit your business, to figuring out the best security for your site.
Posted: 03 Oct 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

GeoTrust, Inc.

Whose Fault is it Anyway? Using Compuware Abend-AID to Diagnose DB2 and WebSphere MQ Problems
sponsored by Compuware Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses how you can leverage existing Abend-AID capabilities to simplify problem resolution even in these increasingly complex systems. Read this paper to learn more about diagnosing DB2 and WebSphere MQ problems with Compuware Abend-AID.
Posted: 04 Sep 2009 | Published: 03 Sep 2009

Compuware Corporation

Why HTML5 Tests the Limits of Automated Testing Solutions
sponsored by SmartBear Software
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to find suggestion and strategies on how to make HTML5 testing less of a headache. Find resources such as: Clues as to what makes HTML5 testing so hard; Checkpoints for a scalable testing strategy Videos; and Q&A, blogs, and webcasts designed to assist you with your testing project.
Posted: 22 Aug 2012 | Published: 22 Aug 2012

SmartBear Software

Leveraging Existing Application Monitoring Tools to Enhance the End-User Experience
sponsored by Keynote Systems
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores an end-to-end performance management platform that provides targeted diagnosis of Web application problems.
Posted: 08 Feb 2008 | Published: 08 Feb 2008

Keynote Systems

Automating Rich Internet Application Development for Enterprise Web 2.0 and SOA
sponsored by Hyfinity Ltd.
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn how to accelerate the development of rich internet applications for SOA through automation and reuse of readily available XML assets by using a native XML approach.
Posted: 26 Feb 2007 | Published: 01 Feb 2007

Hyfinity Ltd.

Load Testing 2.0 for Web 2.0: Simplifying performance validation for Rich Internet Applications
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Before Ajax or other RIA technologies can be ready for prime time in your business, you need to verify that they can deliver enterprise-scale performance that won't lag or crash under peak loads. Read this white paper to learn best practices for load testing that will help you make sure that they're ready.
Posted: 06 Apr 2012 | Published: 28 Feb 2010

Hewlett-Packard Company

The Forrester Wave™: Web Content Management For Online Customer Experience, Q3 2011
sponsored by Siteworx
WHITE PAPER: A market update on the latest WCM trends including leading vendors, innovations in publishing and cost profiles.
Posted: 15 Sep 2011 | Published: 12 Sep 2011

Siteworx

Save Money on Mainframe Hardware and Software: Five Simple Steps to Managing MIPS
sponsored by Compuware Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper will detail how to control and manage MIPS usage by employing a systematic, repeatable approach that uses powerful technology and a proven process and expertise.
Posted: 04 Sep 2009 | Published: 03 Sep 2009

Compuware Corporation

Web 2.0 Engaging Customer Passion
sponsored by SDL Web Content Management Solutions Division
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines the ways in which organizations can tap into Web 2.0 interaction as part of the marketing strategy, marketing tactics and communication plan to create customer engagement by matching your visitors' passion and to figure out the "best fit" for the new opportunities that present themselves.
Posted: 28 Jul 2010 | Published: 27 Jul 2010

SDL Web Content Management Solutions Division

Incorporating IBM Speech Solutions into a Service Oriented Architecture
sponsored by IBM Software Group
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the benefits of On Demand Business, standards-based development and SOA as a part of product offerings and how SOA has shifted from concept to a viable approach to managing disparate IT resources.
Posted: 16 Nov 2006 | Published: 01 Jun 2006

IBM Software Group
 
 
WEB APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT DEFINITION (continued): …  are immediately applied, avoiding the time consuming steps normally associated with the web development cycle. According to David Geary, a Java expert, the Ruby-based framework is five to 10 times faster than comparable Java-based frameworks. In a blog posting, Geary predicted that Rails would be widely adopted in the near future. Rails is made up of several components, beyond Ruby itself, including:Active record, an object-relational mapping layerAction pack, a manager of controller and view functionsAction mailer, a handler of emailAction web servicesPrototype, an implementer of drag and drop … 
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