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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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Case Study: How John Lewis Conquered the Web
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BOOK: Bill Goodwin tells the inside story of John Lewis £40m website redevelopment project, assesses the technical and business challenges faced and its impact on the business.
Posted: 17 Mar 2014 | Published: 17 Mar 2014

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Web Platform Installer 2.0
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TRIAL SOFTWARE: In one neat package, the Web Platform Installer gives you the frameworks, web server, database, tools and applications you need to quickly build and run Web applications and solutions on Windows.
Posted: 20 Oct 2009 | Premiered: 20 Oct 2009

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Exploiting Enterprise Generation Language for Business Oriented Developers
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WHITE PAPER: The paper goes on to present more details of EGL as it pertains to building applications. Finally, it provides some insight into the architecture behind an EGL-based application. After reading this article, you should have a good understand...
Posted: 17 Nov 2006 | Published: 01 Mar 2006

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Why HTML5 Tests the Limits of Automated Testing Solutions
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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

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Service Oriented Architecture: A Practical Guide to Measuring Return on Investment
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WHITE PAPER: This investment analysis helps establish a benefits framework specific to SOA that focuses on limited choices and ways to depict the costs incurred.
Posted: 20 Jun 2007 | Published: 01 Oct 2006

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Welcome to the .NET Content Management System
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PRODUCT OVERVIEW: Digimaker is a .NET content management system (CMS) ideal for creating and maintaining professional websites.
Posted: 11 Apr 2006 | Published: 06 Mar 2006


Automating Rich Internet Application Development for Enterprise Web 2.0 and SOA
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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

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Web 2.0 for the Enterprise: Setting the Foundation for Success
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WHITE PAPER: Bringing Web 2.0 to the enterprise is more than just the latest technology; it's about changing the traditional business model and tapping into the creativity, intellect, and passion of every single employee.
Posted: 16 Oct 2008 | Published: 16 Oct 2008

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TotalJobs Group – Sitecore fills Web CMS vacancy at Totaljobs Group
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CASE STUDY: To empower non-technical business stakeholders and reduce the reliance on specialist developers, Totaljobs Group needed to select the right web content management system. View this case study to learn how they reduced development costs substantially by shifting the responsibility for managing website content.
Posted: 31 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

Sitecore

IBM ILOG Elixir Enterprise
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PRODUCT OVERVIEW: IBM ILOG Elixir Enterprise extends the Adobe Flex and Adobe AIR platforms by adding user interface controls for more intuitive, interactive displays. It provides a full spectrum of advanced graphical displays for the most demanding line-of-business applications. View this page to learn more about the product and access a 90-day trial.
Posted: 20 Dec 2011 | Published: 20 Dec 2011

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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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