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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."

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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.

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Ulitzer.com 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.

Ulitzer.com will be beta-launched in March. Ulitzer.com site traffic is projected to be more than TechTarget.com, 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) sys-con.com.

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ActivIdentity Magazine - http://actividentity.ulitzer.com
Adobe AIR Journal - http://air.ulitzer.com
Agile Software Development - http://agile.ulitzer.com
Agilysys Tech Journal - http://agilysys.ulitzer.com
Altor Networks - http://altor.ulitzer.com
Apache Web Server - http://apache.ulitzer.com
APC Journal - http://apc.ulitzer.com
AppSense Virtualization Journal - http://appsense.ulitzer.com
Appcelerator RIA Journal - http://appcelerator.ulitzer.com
Apptricity Journal - http://apptricity.ulitzer.com
Artificial Intelligence Journal - http://ai.ulitzer.com
Astaro Journal - http://astaro.ulitzer.com
Backup Outsourcing Journal - http://backupoutsourcing.ulitzer.com
Careers and Employment Journal - http://careers.ulitzer.com
Ceedo Virtualization Journal - http://ceedo.ulitzer.com
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Certeon Virtualization Journal - http://certeon.ulitzer.com
Change Leadership Journal - http://change.ulitzer.com
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Chief Information Officer Journal - http://cio.ulitzer.com
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Cloud Computing Magazine - http://cloudcomputing.ulitzer.com
Cloud Interoperability Magazine - http://cloudinterop.ulitzer.com
Cloudonomics Journal - http://cloudonomics.ulitzer.com
CMS Journal - http://cms.ulitzer.com
Comodo Encryption - http://comodo.ulitzer.com
Composite Software Journal - http://compositesoftware.ulitzer.com
Cordys Journal - http://cordys.ulitzer.com
CTO Journal - http://cto.ulitzer.com
Cycle Computing Journal - http://cyclecomputing.ulitzer.com
Data Mining Journal - http://datamining.ulitzer.com
Desktop Virtualization Journal - http://desktop.ulitzer.com
Drupal Developer's Journal - http://drupal.ulitzer.com
eCommerce Journal - http://ecommerce.ulitzer.com
Electronic Redaction - http://electronicredaction.ulitzer.com
Green Hills Software Journal - http://ghs.ulitzer.com
Grid Dynamics Journal - http://griddynamics.ulitzer.com
HP Virtualization Journal - http://hp.ulitzer.com
ICEfaces RIA Journal - http://icefaces.ulitzer.com
Infrastructure Journal - http://infrastructureondemand.ulitzer.com
Intel Virtualization Journal - http://intel.ulitzer.com
iPhone Developer - http://iphone.ulitzer.com
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IT Certifications Journal - http://itcertifications.ulitzer.com
iTKO LISA Journal - http://itko.ulitzer.com
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J9 Technologies Journal - http://j9tech.ulitzer.com
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JBoss App Server Journal - http://jboss.ulitzer.com
Krugle Journal - http://krugle.ulitzer.com
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Memopal Cloud Storage Journal - http://memopal.ulitzer.com
Mimecast Journal - http://mimecast.ulitzer.com
Moderro Cloud Journal - http://moderro.ulitzer.com
Mojiva News - http://mojiva.ulitzer.com
Mosso Cloud Journal - http://mosso.ulitzer.com
Multi-Touch Developer Journal - http://multitouch.ulitzer.com
Netmagic Solutions Journal - http://netmagicsolutions.ulitzer.com
Nexaweb Web 2.0 Journal - http://nexaweb.ulitzer.com
BlueDragon Journal - http://openbluedragon.ulitzer.com
OpSource Cloud Journal - http://opsource.ulitzer.com
OSGi Journal - http://osgi.ulitzer.com
PlateSpin Journal - http://platespin.ulitzer.com
Platform Computing Journal - http://platformcomputing.ulitzer.com
Rackspace Hosting Journal - http://rackspace.ulitzer.com
Red Hat Journal - http://redhat.ulitzer.com
RIA Developer's Journal - http://ria.ulitzer.com
RightScale Cloud Journal - http://rightscale.ulitzer.com
SEO Journal - http://seojournal.ulitzer.com
Splunk Journal - http://splunk.ulitzer.com
SSL Journal - http://ssljournal.ulitzer.com
Stoneware Journal - http://stoneware.ulitzer.com
Sun Developer Journal - http://sun.ulitzer.com
Supermicro Journal - http://supermicro.ulitzer.com
Symantec Virtualization Journal - http://symantec.ulitzer.com
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Tidal Software Journal - http://tidal.ulitzer.com
Tripwire Virtualization Journal - http://tripwire.ulitzer.com
Twitter Journal - http://twitter.ulitzer.com
Ubuntu Linux Journal - http://ubuntu.ulitzer.com
Virtualization Magazine - http://virtualization.ulitzer.com
VisualWebGui AJAX Journal - http://visualwebgui.ulitzer.com
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About Ulitzer.com
Initiating news coverage on any topic or launching a magazine at Ulitzer.com, 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) sys-con.com. 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!

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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.

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