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Not since the Web began has there been an era of disruption like the one ushered in by the Internet of Things. An IoT connected world is fast becoming a reality that promises to link our homes and business and improve efficiency. By the year 2020, the number of Things connected to the Internet will be 6X the number of humans. With the explosive growth of connected things, an IoT world brings both tremendous risks and enormous opportunities. Join KAAZING and Gigaom Research for “The Internet of Things: Making it Happen in Your Business,” a free analyst roundtable webinar on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. PT. Our expert panelists, Craig Foster, freelance analyst, writer and consultant, Rich Morrow, founder / head geek, quicloud LLC and Jonas Jacobi, Co-Founder & President, KAAZING will discuss the risks and benefits of implementing a secure IT strategy to help y... (more)

Creating AJAX and Rich Internet Components with JSF

This article is based on, and contains excerpts from, the book Pro JSF: Building Rich Internet Components by Jonas Jacobi and John Fallows, published by Apress. Book is available on fine bookstores and Amazon. In our previous article - "Rich Internet Components with JavaServer Faces" (JDJ, Vol. 10, issue 11) - we discussed how JavaServer Faces can fulfill new presentation requirements without sacrificing application developer productivity building Rich Internet Applications (RIA). We discussed how JSF component writers can utilize technologies, such as AJAX and Mozilla XUL, to p... (more)

Presso – a WebSocket Powered Social HTML5 Presentation Tool

At DevCon5 in Santa Clara Peter Lubbers, founder of the San Francisco HTML5 User Group, gave a keynote, titled The HTML5 Connectivity Revolution. For his presentation Peter used a WebSocket enabled presentation tool built by Kaazing, called Presso. Presso serves as a prime example for the types of apps you can build using real-time Web technologies. Peter’s presentation could be followed along by the audience on their tablets and laptops. As Peter was advancing the slides, attendees saw the same animation on their screens. Presso also features a remote control, allowing the pres... (more)

AJAX and Mozilla XUL with JavaServer Faces

In our previous JDJ article - Rich Internet Components with JavaServer Faces - we discussed how JavaServer Faces can fulfill new presentation requirements without sacrificing application developer productivity building Rich Internet Applications (RIA). We discussed how JSF component writers can utilize technologies, such as AJAX and Mozilla XUL, to provide application developers with rich, interactive and reusable components. In order to use AJAX and Mozilla XUL with JSF, component writers have to make sure to provide any resource files need by these technologies, such as images... (more)

JavaServer Faces and AJAX for Google Fans

This is our last article in a series of four that have been introducing the concepts of creating AJAX-enabled JavaServer Faces (JSF) components. In this article we are going to summarize and encapsulate the concepts that were introduced in the three previous JDJ articles starting with the "Rich Internet Components with JavaServer Faces" (Vol. 10, issue 11), and design a Google-like JDJ InputSuggest component. We will show you how to use Mabon to create a simple and powerful input component with built-in suggest functionality similar to what Google Suggest provides. To make it ea... (more)