You'll gain a thorough understanding of the underlying designprinciples behind professional Rich Internet Application (RIA)development and the various tools that are available to accomplishyour design goals. You'll break down an application intoclient-side and server-side technologies, and you'll take advantageof key concepts such as mashups, auto-completion, and tagging forsocial sites.
What you will learn from this book
Tips for enhancing your productivity and debugging yourapplication
Techniques for solving common issues in web applications whenbuilding a RIA
All about the higher-level themes and development packages thatbuild on top of RIA technologies
How to develop, deploy, and control third-party access to yourRIA
Who this book is for
This book is for software developers interested in practicalsolutions to real-world problems. You should have some familiaritywith Python, Java, or Ruby on Rails.
Wrox Professional guides are planned and written byworking programmers to meet the real-world needs of programmers,developers, and IT professionals. Focused and relevant, theyaddress the issues technology professionals face every day. Theyprovide examples, practical solutions, and expert education in newtechnologies, all designed to help programmers do a better job.
Raymond Budd is a software engineer with BBNTechnologies. He has designed, developed, and supported a varietyof Web applications and other distributed systems in Java, Ruby,and Python. He has been published in several conferenceproceedings, such as the Eighteenth National Conference onArtificial Intelligence, and journals, including AppliedIntelligence. Additional areas of interest include knowledgerepresentations, knowledge engineering, and distributed planningand scheduling. He received a bachelor of science degree incomputer science from the University of Pittsburgh.
Edward (Ted) Benson is a software engineer with BBNTechnologies. His experience and interests include distributedprogramming frameworks, multi-agent systems, Web development, andknowledge representation. Ted has developed Web applications forseveral community groups and companies, and he has been publishedin IEEE conference proceedings on the subjects of distributed andmulti-agent systems. He gradated summa cum laude from theUniversity of Virginia with a bachelor of science degree incomputer science.