Sun Joins the RIA Race with JavaFX

By Jim Rapoza  |  Posted 2009-02-02 Email

While Java is one of the earliest examples of an RIA, the technology played little part in the recent rise of RIAs, until now. With the release of JavaFX 1.0, Sun is hoping to bring Java into the cutting edge of the Web. eWEEK-

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Jim Rapoza, Chief Technology Analyst, eWEEK.For nearly fifteen years, Jim Rapoza has evaluated products and technologies in almost every technology category for eWEEK. Mr Rapoza's current technology focus is on all categories of emerging information technology though he continues to focus on core technology areas that include: content management systems, portal applications, Web publishing tools and security. Mr. Rapoza has coordinated several evaluations at enterprise organizations, including USA Today and The Prudential, to measure the capability of products and services under real-world conditions and against real-world criteria. Jim Rapoza's award-winning weekly column, Tech Directions, delves into all areas of technologies and the challenges of managing and deploying technology today.

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