|By RIA News Desk||
|February 7, 2007 10:15 PM EST||
It has come a long, long way since February 2005 when Jesse James Garrett coined the now universally used term for it: the rise and rise of 'AJAX' has been meticulously reflected in the pages of SYS-CON Media's magazines and web sites. We take an end-of-year look at its first 22 months.
Garrett, President and a founder of Adaptive Path, writes his seminal essay offering a new approach to Web applications, goes away on vacation, and comes back a week later to a mountain of e-mail from around the world asking for more details about this new way of thinking about the architecture of web applications using certain technologies like CSS, DOM, and XMLHttpRequest.
SYS-CON announces that the world's first-ever full One-Day AJAX Seminar, "Real-World AJAX," has already attracted a full complement of sponsors.
AJAXWorld Magazine is conceived, just 12 months after the creation of the term "AJAX."
"Real-World AJAX," a full One-Day AJAX Seminar, takes place in The Roosevelt Hotel in New York, New York, with speakers such as: the creator of the term 'AJAX," Jesse James Garrett; David Temkin, founder and CTO of Laszlo Systems; and Douglas Crockford, Creator of JSON.
"Real-World AJAX" also offered insights from:
"Real-World AJAX" reconvenes, this time on the West coast, to deliver a One-Day AJAX Seminar, with a speakers such as the CTO of Laszlo Systems and Creator of JSON, "Real-World AJAX" offers insights from:
SYS-CON Events stages AJAXWorld Conference & Expo 2006, in Silicon Valley - the world's biggest full-fledged AJAX-specific conference. The 85 speakers included some of the top domain experts in the world…
Adam Sah - Architect of Google Gadgets
Ajit Jaokar - Chair of Oxford University's Next-Generation Mobile Applications panel
Ajay Ramachandran - CTO and VP of Raining Data's XML-Centric Applications and Platforms group
Alan Lewis - Technical Evangelist, eBay Developers Program
Alex Russell & Dylan Schiemann - Co-Founders, Dojo Foundation
Alex Bunardzic - Developer, Rails
Andrew C. Oliver - Software Developer
Ash Parikh - Director of Development & Technology, Raining Data Corporation
Bill Scott - Co-Founder of Rico, AJAX Evangelist of Yahoo!
Billy Hoffman - Lead Security Researcher for SPI Dynamics
Bob Buffone - Chief Architect, Nexaweb Technologies
Bob Zurek - Director of Advanced Technologies, IBM Information Integration Solutions
Charles Fiesel - Leader, RIA Practice at Roundarch
Christophe Coenraets - Sr. Technical Evangelist, Adobe
Coach Wei - Founder & CTO, Nexaweb
Craig McClanahan - Programmer and original author of the Apache Struts framework for building Web applications
Dan Theurer - Technical evangelist, Yahoo! Web services
Dave Hanley - Director of Product Management for Rhapsody Web Services
Dave Hoover - Lead Agile Practices Consultant at Obtiva Corp and author of the upcoming "Acceptance Testing Rails"
Dave Johnson - Co-Founder & CTO of eBusiness Applications
Dave Wolf - VP of Consulting, Cynergy Systems
David Boloker - CTO, Emerging Internet Technologies, IBM
David McFarlane - Chief Operating Officer (COO) at IM Logic, Inc
David Temkin - Founder & CTO, Laszlo Systems
David Van Couvering - Committer for Apache Derby; member of the Apache DB PMC
Dion Hinchcliffe - Editor-in-Chief, AJAXWorld Magazine
Douglas Crockford - Creator of JSON
Dror Matalon - Founder of Zapatec
Eric Hodel - Programmer and Systems Administrator, The Robot Co-op
Eric Pascarello - Co-author of Ajax in Action
Florian von Kurnatowski - Director of Technical Services, Scalix
Francois Orsini - Sr. Staff Engineer, Database Technology Group, Sun
Greg Murray - Servlet 2.5 Specification Lead, now the AJAX architect for Sun
Hakon Wium Lie - Co-Inventor of CSS
Inderjeet Singh - Sr. Staff Engineer with Sun; architect for Java BluePrints
James Adam- Developer of Rails Engines, Author of "Rails Plugins"
James Ward - Technical Evangelist for Flex at Adobe
Jeremy Chone - Director, Product Management & Strategy, Enterprise & Developer Solutions Business Unit, Adobe
Jesse James Garrett - Father of the term "AJAX"
Jim Phelan - Chief Architect, Stream57
Jochen Krause - CEO, Innoopract; Member of the Eclipse Board of Directors
Joe Orbman - Chief Architect, Midnight Coders
Joe O'Brien- Co-founder of EdgeCase, LLC
John Bennett - Adobe Consulting, Eastern Region
John Crupi - CTO, JackBe
John Fallows - Former lead developer for Oracle ADF Faces Rich Client; Co-author of "Pro JSF and AJAX"
John F. Andrews - President, Evans Data Corporation
Jon Ferraiolo - Web architect within IBMs Emerging Technologies Group
Jonas Jacobi - Java EE Technology Evangelist at Oracle, Co-author of "Pro JSF and AJAX"
Joshua Gertzen - Primary architect, ThinWire Ajax Framework
Jouk Pleiter - Co-Founder & CEO, Backbase
Juho Rishu - Founder of Helmi Technologies
Kevin Hakman - Co-Founder, TIBCO General Interface
Kurt Cagle - Author & software developer
Laurence Moroney - Author of Foundations of Atlas
Louenas Hamdi - SAP Research Team, SAP Labs
Luis Polanco - Senior Product Manager for Apollo at Adobe
Luke Birdeau - Lead Software Engineer for TIBCO General Interface
Matt Quinn - Heads Product Strategy and Product Management, TIBCO Software
Mark Pillar - TheMidnightCoders with Joe Orbman
Martin Frid-Nielsen - CEO & Founder, SoonR
Michael Buffington - Ruby on Rails + AJAX
Mike Nimer - Mike Nimer is a partner, Nimer and Associates
Milos Glisic - Senior Developer, ComponentArt
Nate Koechley - One of the first Web developers at Yahoo!
Nathan Jakubiak - Software Team Leader, Parasoft
Neil Sequiera - Venture Capitalist, General Catalyst Partners
Patrick Grady - Founder, Chairman, and CEO of Rearden Commerce
Paul Rademacher - Creator of HousingMaps.com (Google)
Rama Gurram - Research Scientist, SAP Labs
Riccardo La Rosa - Principal Consultant, Engineering, Molecular
Rob Rusher - Certified Flex 2 instructor, one of only a few in the world
Robby Russell- Founded PLANET ARGON
Robert Smik - Director of solutions engineering of Raining Data's XML-Centric Applications and Platforms group
Robert Brewin - Co-CTO Software Group, Sun
Ryan Davis - Founding Member of Seattle Ruby Brigade
Sahil Malik - Evangelist, telerik
Samir Raiyani- Director of Homeland Security Research, SAP Labs
Samisa Abeysinghe - Architect of the core of the Apache Axis2/C Web services engine
Scott Isaacs - Architect, Microsoft Windows Live; Father of DHTML
Shanku Niyogi - Product Unit Manager of the UiFX Team, Microsoft
Stephen Baker - Creator and Lead Developer of R-Spec
Steve Mulder - Principal Consultant in user experience at Molecular
Tony Parisi - Co-Creator of Virtual Reality Modeling Language (VRML)
Zeki Mokhtarzada - Co-Founder & CTO, Freewebs.com
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