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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
 
Preparing Your Toolbox for the SharePoint Framework
sponsored by Progress
WHITE PAPER: Explore the new SharePoint Framework and the variety of benefits for HTML5, JavaScript, and SharePoint app developers. Discover how to customize SharePoint easily by leveraging the open source framework's key features and web stack tools, including built-in themes, a SharePoint-tailored DataSource component, and more.
Posted: 14 Dec 2016 | Published: 14 Dec 2016

Progress

A Practical Guide to Java Success with Crafter CMS
sponsored by Crafter Software_Rivet Logic
EBOOK: The following e-book introduces and thoroughly explains how to master the craft of Java-based, CMS driven websites and applications.
Posted: 21 Oct 2013 | Published: 21 Oct 2013

Crafter Software_Rivet Logic

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

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

Computer Weekly – 20 August 2013: Mixing work and play – how corporate applications can learn from computer games
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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

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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

Must-Know Techniques for Building HTML5 Apps for Any Screen Size
sponsored by Progress
WHITE PAPER: Explore the must-know responsive web practices for building apps for any screen size. You'll learn how to leverage the basic building blocks of responsive web design, choose a framework, and use advanced features like fluid containers, offsets, and more.
Posted: 12 Dec 2016 | Published: 12 Dec 2016

Progress

Download the Fall 2009 edition of Perform Magazine
sponsored by Actuate
EZINE: Download Perform today for informative and insightful articles including how open source is changing the face of enterprise software, tips from the field on how to ignite enterprises to reach new levels of performance excellence, and deliver unmatched insight to users.
Posted: 10 Sep 2009 | Published: 10 Sep 2009

Actuate

Exploiting Enterprise Generation Language for Business Oriented Developers
sponsored by IBM Software Group
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

IBM Software Group

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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