RIA Archive

JavaScript application load strategies

The load policy of a web application is really a cross technology topic in fact a web app that loads fast usually get a better user experience. The components of an application can be roughly summarized as following: services client libraries (the application toolboxes) user interface (css and images) modules A module can be defined

Helper Classes

On our blog we spent few words about the architecture of a component in Flex / Air applications http://gnstudio.wordpress.com/2009/10/11/de-architectura-mvp-in-flex-air-components/ identifying which are the building blocks of well organized component. It’s the time to clarify the nature of the classes that we imagine to find in the helpers packaging. Traditionally an helper class is a class

Sun’s GlassFish team was at the Code Camp

You can read through the slides for GlassFish: The Best Open Source Application Server and Rails powered by GlassFish. The demos shown in the talk are available at: Develop/Run/Debug Rails application using NetBeans and GlassFish Rapid Deployment Technology for Web application using NetBeans and GlassFish Tic Tac Toe using Rails and GlassFish Embeddable GlassFish in

RIA Teaching Resources

Rich Internet Applications (RIA) combine the flexibility of desktop applications with the broad reach of the web. RIAs are interactive and engaging, combining an online and off-line experience. To prepare students with the right skills for this new realm of application development that impacts interactivity and visual design and connects designers and developers more closely,

Debugging with data inspector

When debugging network programming code the use of a data inspector (packet sniffing tools) is invaluable. These are the tools we use during the development of our RIA: ServiceCapture ServiceCapture runs on your pc and captures all HTTP traffic sent from your browser or IDE. It is designed to help Rich Internet Application(RIA) developers in


Tuesday officially released version 1.0 of its Silverlight rich media player. Redmond also announced several high-profile partners that will deliver video and Web content via Silverlight, including the Home Shopping Network, World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) and the TV show Entertainment Tonight. Microsoft hopes such partnerships will help drive more than 200 million downloads of the player by