When SYS-CON Media's sister company, SYS-CON Events, began preparing last
year for this spring's "Web Services Edge" Conference & Expo, one
consideration was paramount: every effort in the nine-month preparation cycle
should be geared toward making it indisputably the world's largest
independent Java, .NET, XML, and Web services event.
That particular mission was accomplished on March 18-20, 2003, at the
centrally located Hynes Convention Center in Boston, Massachusetts, when Web
Services Edge 2003 East made its mark right from the get-go, with delegates
from a wide variety of companies both technologically and geographically. Not
only had they been attracted by the specific session tracks for Java, .NET,
XML, and Web services, they had also come to take advantage of the all-day
i-technology tutorials, whether it was the Sun Microsystems Java University,
the IBM XM... (more)
PaperThin Releases CommonSpot 2.5; Partners with AJJA I.T.C.
(Boston, MA) - PaperThin, Inc., launched its newly enhanced ColdFusion-based
content management application, CommonSpot Content Server 2.5.
The new customer-driven features include an ASP/hosting solution, increased
security functions, and multilanguage support.
PaperThin also announced a partnership with AJJA Information Technology
Consultants, Inc. As a PaperThin partner, AJJA will distribute CommonSpot in
Canada, and provide business and training solutions for existing and new
(December 22, 2003) - Standpipe Studios, L.L.C. has upgraded Vertabase Pro,
its Web-based project management application, to Version 3.5. Vertabase Pro
3.5 provides new graphical reporting capabilities, increased flexibility of
individual task reports and on-the-fly data entry. The release also marks a
technology upgrade to Macromedia ColdFusion MX 6.1 from Cold Fusion 5.0.
The graphical reporting tools augment Vertabase Pro's project portfolio
capabilities with a dynamically-generated digital dashboard of
project-specific or company-wide information. The graphing tools make it
The simplicity, flexibility and processing power of Macromedia's ColdFusion
MX technology, supplied Macromedia solutions distributor Dax Data, made it
ideal for the development of a large call center application at Benefit
Recovery Services (BRS), Johannesburg, South Africa.
Web developer Dawie de Villiers, commissioned to do the job in October 2002,
decided ColdFusion would be perfect because it interfaces between
browser-based applications and the back-end MS SQL databases required. In
addition, he says, once created, systems using ColdFusion are easy to
The call cen... (more)
The list of nearly 50 applications and games - some from Microsoft, others
from third-party vendors - that won't work properly with Windows XP Service
Pack 2 (SP2) without some tweaking unfortunately includes Macromedia's
ColdFusion MX Server Edition.
"Client applications may not successfully receive data from a server," a
document issued by Microsoft says, and "server applications that are running
on SP2 may not respond to client requests."
The list of 50 apps includes anti-virus software from Symantec, network
management applications from Computer Associates, and several of Micr... (more)