Click here to close now.


Adobe Flex Authors: Matthew Lobas, Newswire, Shelly Palmer, Kevin Benedict

Related Topics: IoT User Interface, Adobe Flex, Silverlight

IoT User Interface: Article

AJAX and RIA Market Is Heating Up: Sun CEO

What you can do with Flash is comparable to Silverlight, and again comparable to JavaFX, says Jonathan Schwartz

"The economy might be cooling down, but the RIA market is definitely heating up," declared Sun's CEO Jonathan Schwartz recently in his widely-read industry blog. Schwartz was writing as Sun shipped its 100,000,000th JavaFX runtime - a download rate that makes it the fastest growing RIA platform on the market and demonstrating the fastest adoption of any product Sun has ever shipped.

"What you can do with Flash is comparable to Silverlight, and again comparable to JavaFX," Schwartz noted, adding:

"That said, must you use JavaFX or Flash or Silverlight to be a part of the rich internet future? Well, no - Apple used Objective-C for the iPhone, after all, completely discrediting the purist notion that if the app isn't written with a web scripting language, it isn't fashion forward."

Schwartz underlined the happy fact that the 100,000,000 milestone was reached just in time for Sun to announce the second phase of its JavaFX strategy, namely the release of JavaFX Mobile - which it did this week at the Mobile World Congress.

JavaFX Mobile is a runtime identical to JavaFX Desktop, but preconfigured for gizmos with very small memory footprints (like mobile phones).

"With our newest partners, from Sony Ericsson to LG Electronics (and more adding every day)," Schwartz wrote, "this should add a massive breadth of mobile runtimes to the converged JavaFX count - and create even more opportunity for Java developers."

Introducing Curl RIA Journal
SYS-CON Media announced today the launch of Curl RIA Journal and independent technology magzine to keep i-technology industry well-informed and help them make the right purchase decisions for rich internet applications technologies..

SYS-CON Media is the unmatched i-technology media leader (and the only profitable company in its space) including its media offerings serving agile technologies and markets: 5th International Virtualization Conference & Expo, Virtualization Magazine, VMware Journal, 3Tera Journal, Ceedo Virtualization Journal, Certeon Journal, Citrix Virtualization Journal, as well as more than 5,000 customized technology magazines and journals, updated daily. See list here. Follow news updates here.

5,000 New Technology Topics Going Live on Ulitzer! announced today that it will launch 5,000 new technology magazines (here), contributed by more than 16,000 most respected technology authors (here).

The content of each site is updated daily with breaking news, blog entries, and by lined articles. Top stories on all topics are refreshed every hour, 24 hours per day. Readers can subscribe to email alerts for new stories, and authors can submit articles to contribute to their favorite topics.

Technology authors can easily create their author sites and start contributing to the topics of their choice. Authors who currently have blogs elsewhere can easily set up a feed from their existing blogs to their Ulitzer pages, where they earn 100% of the Google AdSense revenue generated through their Ulitzer pages as well as their syndicated story sites. will be beta-launched in March. site traffic is projected to be more than, IDG, CMP, and eWeek sites combined 12 months after its launch.

Ulitzer will launch with more than 1 million original articles.

The new topic sites will include:
a) technologies,
b) products and
c) companies.

Technology topics are edited and contributed by independent Ulitzer authors. Product or Company topics are available as sponsored sites.

All SYS-CON 2009 conference sponsors and exhibitors will have a complimentary topic site as part of their sponsorship package. All other custom product or company site sponsorship opportunities can be obtained from Carmen Gonzalez, 201 802-3021, advertising (at)

Sample Ulitzer topic sites:.

3PAR Virtualization Journal -
3Tera Cloud Journal -
AccuRev Magazine -
ActivIdentity Magazine -
Adobe AIR Journal -
Agile Software Development -
Agilysys Tech Journal -
Altor Networks -
Apache Web Server -
APC Journal -
AppSense Virtualization Journal -
Appcelerator RIA Journal -
Apptricity Journal -
Artificial Intelligence Journal -
Astaro Journal -
Backup Outsourcing Journal -
Careers and Employment Journal -
Ceedo Virtualization Journal -
CEOs in Technology Journal -
Certeon Virtualization Journal -
Change Leadership Journal -
Chief Networking Officer Journal -
Chief Information Officer Journal -
Citrix Virtualization Journal -
Cloud Computing Magazine -
Cloud Interoperability Magazine -
Cloudonomics Journal -
CMS Journal -
Comodo Encryption -
Composite Software Journal -
Cordys Journal -
CTO Journal -
Cycle Computing Journal -
Data Mining Journal -
Desktop Virtualization Journal -
Drupal Developer's Journal -
eCommerce Journal -
Electronic Redaction -
Green Hills Software Journal -
Grid Dynamics Journal -
HP Virtualization Journal -
ICEfaces RIA Journal -
Infrastructure Journal -
Intel Virtualization Journal -
iPhone Developer -
iPhone for Business -
IT Certifications Journal -
iTKO LISA Journal -
J2EE Journal -
J9 Technologies Journal -
JavaBlackBelt Journal -
JBoss App Server Journal -
Krugle Journal -
LynuxWorks Journal -
Memopal Cloud Storage Journal -
Mimecast Journal -
Moderro Cloud Journal -
Mojiva News -
Mosso Cloud Journal -
Multi-Touch Developer Journal -
Netmagic Solutions Journal -
Nexaweb Web 2.0 Journal -
BlueDragon Journal -
OpSource Cloud Journal -
OSGi Journal -
PlateSpin Journal -
Platform Computing Journal -
Rackspace Hosting Journal -
Red Hat Journal -
RIA Developer's Journal -
RightScale Cloud Journal -
SEO Journal -
Splunk Journal -
SSL Journal -
Stoneware Journal -
Sun Developer Journal -
Supermicro Journal -
Symantec Virtualization Journal -
Tap In Systems Journal -
TIBCO Developer Journal -
Tidal Software Journal -
Tripwire Virtualization Journal -
Twitter Journal -
Ubuntu Linux Journal -
Virtualization Magazine -
VisualWebGui AJAX Journal -
VMware Journal -
WSO2 SOA Journal -
Xandros Cloud Journal -
XML Magazine -

Initiating news coverage on any topic or launching a magazine at, which is currently in pre-beta, is designed to be as easy as boiling an egg and doesn't take much longer. For details of how to become a Ulitzer user, please contact editorial (at) Once you've been handed the keys, you will be able to associate your future Web presence to whichever topic or topics suit you best.

The full list of topics and magazines being brought on stream via Ulitzer can be viewed here, and a list of more than 6,000 peer reviewed authors published on Ulitzer can be viewed here.

By 2015, three out of five books will be published at Ulitzer. TIME, The New York Times, and Scientific American will be replaced by Ulitzer in the next five years!

More Stories By Jeremy Geelan

Jeremy Geelan is Chairman & CEO of the 21st Century Internet Group, Inc. and an Executive Academy Member of the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences. Formerly he was President & COO at Cloud Expo, Inc. and Conference Chair of the worldwide Cloud Expo series. He appears regularly at conferences and trade shows, speaking to technology audiences across six continents. You can follow him on twitter: @jg21.

Comments (0)

Share your thoughts on this story.

Add your comment
You must be signed in to add a comment. Sign-in | Register

In accordance with our Comment Policy, we encourage comments that are on topic, relevant and to-the-point. We will remove comments that include profanity, personal attacks, racial slurs, threats of violence, or other inappropriate material that violates our Terms and Conditions, and will block users who make repeated violations. We ask all readers to expect diversity of opinion and to treat one another with dignity and respect.

@ThingsExpo Stories
Too often with compelling new technologies market participants become overly enamored with that attractiveness of the technology and neglect underlying business drivers. This tendency, what some call the “newest shiny object syndrome,” is understandable given that virtually all of us are heavily engaged in technology. But it is also mistaken. Without concrete business cases driving its deployment, IoT, like many other technologies before it, will fade into obscurity.
There are so many tools and techniques for data analytics that even for a data scientist the choices, possible systems, and even the types of data can be daunting. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Chris Harrold, Global CTO for Big Data Solutions for EMC Corporation, will show how to perform a simple, but meaningful analysis of social sentiment data using freely available tools that take only minutes to download and install. Participants will get the download information, scripts, and complete end-to-end walkthrough of the analysis from start to finish. Participants will also be given the pract...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Super Micro Computer, Inc., a global leader in high-performance, high-efficiency server, storage technology and green computing, will exhibit at the 17th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 3–5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Supermicro (NASDAQ: SMCI), the leading innovator in high-performance, high-efficiency server technology is a premier provider of advanced server Building Block Solutions® for Data Center, Cloud Computing, Enterprise IT, Hadoop/Big Data, HPC and Embedded Systems worldwide. Supermi...
WebRTC services have already permeated corporate communications in the form of videoconferencing solutions. However, WebRTC has the potential of going beyond and catalyzing a new class of services providing more than calls with capabilities such as mass-scale real-time media broadcasting, enriched and augmented video, person-to-machine and machine-to-machine communications. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Luis Lopez, CEO of Kurento, will introduce the technologies required for implementing these ideas and some early experiments performed in the Kurento open source software community in areas ...
Electric power utilities face relentless pressure on their financial performance, and reducing distribution grid losses is one of the last untapped opportunities to meet their business goals. Combining IoT-enabled sensors and cloud-based data analytics, utilities now are able to find, quantify and reduce losses faster – and with a smaller IT footprint. Solutions exist using Internet-enabled sensors deployed temporarily at strategic locations within the distribution grid to measure actual line loads.
“In the past year we've seen a lot of stabilization of WebRTC. You can now use it in production with a far greater degree of certainty. A lot of the real developments in the past year have been in things like the data channel, which will enable a whole new type of application," explained Peter Dunkley, Technical Director at Acision, in this interview at @ThingsExpo, held Nov 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
The Internet of Everything is re-shaping technology trends–moving away from “request/response” architecture to an “always-on” Streaming Web where data is in constant motion and secure, reliable communication is an absolute necessity. As more and more THINGS go online, the challenges that developers will need to address will only increase exponentially. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Todd Greene, Founder & CEO of PubNub, will explore the current state of IoT connectivity and review key trends and technology requirements that will drive the Internet of Things from hype to reality.
There will be 20 billion IoT devices connected to the Internet soon. What if we could control these devices with our voice, mind, or gestures? What if we could teach these devices how to talk to each other? What if these devices could learn how to interact with us (and each other) to make our lives better? What if Jarvis was real? How can I gain these super powers? In his session at 17th Cloud Expo, Chris Matthieu, co-founder and CTO of Octoblu, will show you!
Today’s connected world is moving from devices towards things, what this means is that by using increasingly low cost sensors embedded in devices we can create many new use cases. These span across use cases in cities, vehicles, home, offices, factories, retail environments, worksites, health, logistics, and health. These use cases rely on ubiquitous connectivity and generate massive amounts of data at scale. These technologies enable new business opportunities, ways to optimize and automate, along with new ways to engage with users.
Through WebRTC, audio and video communications are being embedded more easily than ever into applications, helping carriers, enterprises and independent software vendors deliver greater functionality to their end users. With today’s business world increasingly focused on outcomes, users’ growing calls for ease of use, and businesses craving smarter, tighter integration, what’s the next step in delivering a richer, more immersive experience? That richer, more fully integrated experience comes about through a Communications Platform as a Service which allows for messaging, screen sharing, video...
With major technology companies and startups seriously embracing IoT strategies, now is the perfect time to attend @ThingsExpo in Silicon Valley. Learn what is going on, contribute to the discussions, and ensure that your enterprise is as "IoT-Ready" as it can be! Internet of @ThingsExpo, taking place Nov 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, is co-located with 17th Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. The Internet of Things (IoT) is the most profound change in personal an...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Sandy Carter, IBM General Manager Cloud Ecosystem and Developers, and a Social Business Evangelist, will keynote at the 17th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 3–5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
WebRTC converts the entire network into a ubiquitous communications cloud thereby connecting anytime, anywhere through any point. In his session at WebRTC Summit,, Mark Castleman, EIR at Bell Labs and Head of Future X Labs, will discuss how the transformational nature of communications is achieved through the democratizing force of WebRTC. WebRTC is doing for voice what HTML did for web content.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is growing rapidly by extending current technologies, products and networks. By 2020, Cisco estimates there will be 50 billion connected devices. Gartner has forecast revenues of over $300 billion, just to IoT suppliers. Now is the time to figure out how you’ll make money – not just create innovative products. With hundreds of new products and companies jumping into the IoT fray every month, there’s no shortage of innovation. Despite this, McKinsey/VisionMobile data shows "less than 10 percent of IoT developers are making enough to support a reasonably sized team....
As a company adopts a DevOps approach to software development, what are key things that both the Dev and Ops side of the business must keep in mind to ensure effective continuous delivery? In his session at DevOps Summit, Mark Hydar, Head of DevOps, Ericsson TV Platforms, will share best practices and provide helpful tips for Ops teams to adopt an open line of communication with the development side of the house to ensure success between the two sides.
The IoT market is on track to hit $7.1 trillion in 2020. The reality is that only a handful of companies are ready for this massive demand. There are a lot of barriers, paint points, traps, and hidden roadblocks. How can we deal with these issues and challenges? The paradigm has changed. Old-style ad-hoc trial-and-error ways will certainly lead you to the dead end. What is mandatory is an overarching and adaptive approach to effectively handle the rapid changes and exponential growth.
Today air travel is a minefield of delays, hassles and customer disappointment. Airlines struggle to revitalize the experience. GE and M2Mi will demonstrate practical examples of how IoT solutions are helping airlines bring back personalization, reduce trip time and improve reliability. In their session at @ThingsExpo, Shyam Varan Nath, Principal Architect with GE, and Dr. Sarah Cooper, M2Mi's VP Business Development and Engineering, will explore the IoT cloud-based platform technologies driving this change including privacy controls, data transparency and integration of real time context w...
The IoT is upon us, but today’s databases, built on 30-year-old math, require multiple platforms to create a single solution. Data demands of the IoT require Big Data systems that can handle ingest, transactions and analytics concurrently adapting to varied situations as they occur, with speed at scale. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Chad Jones, chief strategy officer at Deep Information Sciences, will look differently at IoT data so enterprises can fully leverage their IoT potential. He’ll share tips on how to speed up business initiatives, harness Big Data and remain one step ahead by apply...
Developing software for the Internet of Things (IoT) comes with its own set of challenges. Security, privacy, and unified standards are a few key issues. In addition, each IoT product is comprised of at least three separate application components: the software embedded in the device, the backend big-data service, and the mobile application for the end user's controls. Each component is developed by a different team, using different technologies and practices, and deployed to a different stack/target - this makes the integration of these separate pipelines and the coordination of software upd...
"Matrix is an ambitious open standard and implementation that's set up to break down the fragmentation problems that exist in IP messaging and VoIP communication," explained John Woolf, Technical Evangelist at Matrix, in this interview at @ThingsExpo, held Nov 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.