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Session

Rich Internet Application Development for Dummies

Rob Napier, once:technologies

Track: Web Applications (client-side and server-side)
Date: Thursday, July 26
Time: 5:20pm - 6:05pm
Location: F151

Consider the complex technologies needed to create Rich Internet Applications. You could devote years learning how to get the most out of HTML, CSS, web services, SQL, Java and JavaScript, or a couple of days mastering once:radix.

Compare this to the emergence of desktop publishing in the mid-eighties: Back then, design of printed material was expensive, slow, and painstaking, to create results that now can be done with any home computer and basic design skills. While new web technologies provide the same opportunity for application developers, they still require a high level of skill to create, operate, maintain and manage Rich Internet Applications.

Inspired by the DTP revolution, once:radix delivers Rapid Application Development for Intranet and eXtranet environments. By eliminating the need to master so many complex technologies, once:radix allows application developers who have only limited skills to create systems of great sophistication and functionality.

Created by Australian software developers, once:technologies – the company’s CEO and system architect, Rob Napier, will introduce some of the features and functions of once:radix and will show how to quickly create intranet and extranet applications using only minimal programming and design skills.

once:radix was developed as part of a project to create flexible business process management applications. This is the world's first IDE to offer end-to-end development and delivery of advanced software applications entirely within a web browser.

This presentation introduces the power of once:radix and shows how it can help to open Web 2.0 opportunities for people with only moderate technical skills.