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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: Adobe Creative Cloud for Teams
sponsored by CDW Corporation
CASE STUDY: Sympoz, a creator of online social learning communities, wanted to provide their growing employee base with the latest Adobe creative software.In this brief case study, discover how Sympoz worked with a technology provider to implement the Adobe Creative Cloud, a subscription-based Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) model for Adobe applications.
Posted: 24 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

CDW Corporation

Hands-on Oracle Application Express security
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
BOOK: This book extract demonstrates how Oracle Application Express (APEX) can be vulnerable to SQL injection, using sample code.
Posted: 01 Nov 2013 | Published: 01 Nov 2013

ComputerWeekly.com

Software Management Made Simple With Adobe Creative Cloud
sponsored by CDW Corporation
CASE STUDY: View this case study to learn how Wavetronix subscribed to the Adobe Creative Cloud, a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) model for accessing all the Adobe applications they needed for content creation and editing.
Posted: 24 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 May 2013

CDW Corporation

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

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

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

Intel

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.

Move Web Application Security Testing into Your Development Cycle
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper focuses on the role developers can play in solving Web application security issues, and it details how IBM Rational® AppScan® Developer Edition software can enable them to do so.
Posted: 06 Oct 2008 | Published: 04 Oct 2008

IBM

Docmosis V2.0
sponsored by Docmosis
TRIAL SOFTWARE: Generating reports from Java applications has traditionally been a difficult task with heavy coding effort in development and maintenance. Even where graphical tools are provided, users must learn how to use a new and sometimes cumbersome tool.
Posted: 17 Jun 2009 | Premiered: 15 Jun 2009

Docmosis

TotalJobs Group – Sitecore fills Web CMS vacancy at Totaljobs Group
sponsored by Sitecore
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
 
 
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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