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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 Reports
Improving Your Web Security Intelligence by Contextualizing Data
sponsored by Akamai
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights the key components missing from your web security intelligence strategy. Learn how to secure your apps, web tools, and critical business information against a myriad of attacks and develop a holistic web security strategy.
Posted: 20 Oct 2015 | Published: 20 Oct 2015


Robust Infrastructure for SOA: A Technical Introduction to WebSphere Application Server V6.1
sponsored by IBM Software Group
WHITE PAPER: IBM WebSphere Application Server, Version 6.1 is the foundation of the IBM WebSphere software platform and is the key building block for a Service Oriented Architecture (SOA).
Posted: 16 Nov 2006 | Published: 01 Nov 2006

IBM Software Group

Web Platform Installer 2.0
sponsored by Microsoft
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


My first steps towards HTML5 – trying out canvas
sponsored by Intel
PRODUCT REVIEW: It may be time to take a closer look at HTML. These days it's being pushed through all media channels, and it's come a long way since it was first developed. HTML5 now includes canvas, which allows web developers to dynamically draw graphics on the screen without plug-ins. Read this developer's account of his experience trying it out.
Posted: 16 Dec 2011 | Published: 18 Nov 2011


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.

Service Oriented Architecture: A Practical Guide to Measuring Return on Investment
sponsored by IBM Software Group
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

IBM Software Group

BlackBerry Widget SDK Beta
sponsored by BlackBerry
SOFTWARE DOWNLOAD: The BlackBerry Widget Packager v1.0 is a tool that allows web developers to package their web assets into BlackBerry Widgets.
Posted: 28 May 2010 | Premiered: 24 May 2010


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

IBM ILOG Elixir Enterprise
sponsored by IBM
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


Developing HTML5 Applications for AppUp: Part 1 A Simple Example
sponsored by Intel
TRAINING GUIDE: This is the first in a series of articles covering how to develop HTML5 applications for Intel AppUp. This first article will cover the basics of getting a minimal application packaged using the Encapsulator tool. Later articles will describe some larger example applications that illustrate different features of HTML5.
Posted: 15 Dec 2011 | Published: 15 Dec 2011

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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