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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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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

Computer Weekly – 20 August 2013: Mixing work and play – how corporate applications can learn from computer games
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, we look at gamification, the trend for corporate software to use techniques developed for computer games. After the Prism internet surveillance scandal, Switzerland hopes to become a safe location for cloud services. And we talk to an NHS CIO about the challenges of a paperless health service. Read the issue now.
Posted: 20 Aug 2013 | Published: 20 Aug 2013

ComputerWeekly.com

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

Computer Weekly – 22 January 2013: Technology takes off at Heathrow Terminal 2
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, we go behind the scenes at the building of Heathrow's high-tech Terminal 2 and hear from its CIO about the IT innovations. John Lewis saw 44% online sales growth over Christmas – we find out how the IT team delivered. And News International talks about moving its IT to Amazon's public cloud. Read the issue now.
Posted: 21 Jan 2013 | Published: 22 Jan 2013

ComputerWeekly.com

BlackBerry Web Development Plug-in for Microsoft Visual Studio
sponsored by BlackBerry
SOFTWARE DOWNLOAD: The BlackBerry® Plug-in for Microsoft® Visual Studio® allows developers to leverage existing Microsoft® based developer tools to create, profile and debug web projects for BlackBerry smartphones. Continue on to learn more and to download BlackBerry Plug-in for Microsoft Visual Studio.
Posted: 02 Jun 2010 | Premiered: 24 May 2010

BlackBerry

IBM Mashup Center
sponsored by IBM
TRIAL SOFTWARE: IBM Mashup Center is an enterprise mashup platform enabling the rapid creation of reusable application building blocks (widgets, feeds, mashups) that can be easily assembled into new applications or leveraged within existing applications— with the governance and security IT requires—  to address daily business challenges.
Posted: 19 Dec 2011 | Premiered: 19 Dec 2011

IBM

How to Automate HTML5 Testing
sponsored by SmartBear Software
WEBCAST: This webcast is designed to address development teams' testing questions when it comes to HTML5. Then learn how to effectively automate your HTML5 testing to ensure a more efficient and timely process.
Posted: 27 Aug 2012 | Premiered: Aug 27, 2012

SmartBear Software

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.

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

Do-It-Yourself Business Intelligence Done Right: The Secret Sauce is SaaS
sponsored by myDIALS Inc.
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: This Presentation Transcript, featuring Forrester Research, explains how Software as a Service business intelligence can deliver a more cost-effective way to get relevant information to those who need it faster than traditional business intelligence can.
Posted: 18 Dec 2009 | Published: 18 Dec 2009

myDIALS Inc.
 
 
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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