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"Real-World AJAX" and "Flex 2.0 & Java" Books Announced by SYS-CON Books

New Book Titles Complement SYS-CON's Industry Events

Rich Internet Applications with Adobe Flex 2.0 & Java: Secrets of the Masters

Written by: Yakov Fain, Victor Rasputnis, and Anatole Tartakovsky
ISBN: 0-9777622-2-X
Book Website: www.RIAbook.com

This book is a practical course that drills down into developing, debugging, testing, deploying, and maintaining real-world Rich Internet Apps.

With a separate chapter specially crafted for Java developers who need to grasp the similarities and differences of RIA and JEE environments, "Rich Internet Applications with Adobe Flex 2.0 & Java: Secrets of the Masters" examines how the RIA technology platform has matured from the design-centric approach of Flash towards the declarative programming model of Flex (the book will cover the upcoming Flex 2.0 release).

The authors explore the similarities and differences between HTML/AJAX solutions and Flex, and provide examples on using Flex with workflow, messaging, and data services. The book includes code snippets that will jump-start the coding process and enable you to leverage many of the exciting features of Flex. By reusing the code in the samples you should be able to add many modern features, such as rich media, communications, and interoperability with other programs, to your applications.

The closing chapter of "Rich Internet Applications with Adobe Flex 2.0 & Java: Secrets of the Masters" presents Flex project organization best practices that are aimed at simplifying and boosting the productivity of code management during the full project life cycle: development, debugging, testing, quality assurance, product deployment, and maintenance. By following the authors' guidelines, you should be able consistently deliver highly scalable, maintainable, and robust Rich Internet Applications with Flex.

Shipping Date: Fall 2006
600 pages - ISBN: 0-9777622-2-X
Cover Price: $119
Online orders: www.books.sys-con.com

Advanced Order Price: $69.99 (this book ships with the "Rich Internet Applications Conference" DVD that contains 96 sessions of the conference, a $695 value)

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Ever since Google popularized a smarter, more responsive and interactive Web experience by using AJAX (Asynchronous JavaScript + XML) for its Google Maps & Gmail applications, SYS-CON's RIA News Desk has been covering every aspect of Rich Internet Applications and those creating and deploying them. If you have breaking RIA news, please send it to [email protected] to share your product and company news coverage with AJAXWorld readers.

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SYS-CON Belgium News Desk 03/19/06 12:58:04 PM EST

A process, not a technology, AJAX is changing the landscape of the Web. Armed with this book, you can become a part of that change. 'Real-World AJAX: Secrets of the Masters' not only showcases the history, the process, and the inspiration, it also helps you design actual AJAX applications using JavaScript, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), the Document Object Model (DOM), and XMLHttpRequestObject.

SYS-CON Belgium News Desk 03/19/06 11:31:35 AM EST

A process, not a technology, AJAX is changing the landscape of the Web. Armed with this book, you can become a part of that change. 'Real-World AJAX: Secrets of the Masters' not only showcases the history, the process, and the inspiration, it also helps you design actual AJAX applications using JavaScript, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), the Document Object Model (DOM), and XMLHttpRequestObject.

AJAX News Desk 03/13/06 12:14:45 PM EST

A process, not a technology, AJAX is changing the landscape of the Web. Armed with this book, you can become a part of that change. 'Real-World AJAX: Secrets of the Masters' not only showcases the history, the process, and the inspiration, it also helps you design actual AJAX applications using JavaScript, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), the Document Object Model (DOM), and XMLHttpRequestObject.

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