Apr 17, 2009

Presentation: Intro to Building Desktop-Style UIs: JavaScript on Grails by Torey Lomenda

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The demand for increased interactivity with today’s web applications has resulted in a need to bring the familiar UI features of the desktop to the Web. With the availability of mature 3rd party JavaScript libraries, AJAX technology (DOM, CSS, JavaScript) provides a feasible way to fill this need. The presenter will walk through building rich web apps using Yahoo! UI (YUI) and Ext JS JavaScript libraries on the Grails platform. The presenter will also demonstrate ways of implementing basic and advanced features using these libraries.

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Torey Lomenda

VP - Solution Delivery

Torey is a Chief Technologist at Object Partners Inc. specializing in Mobile & Enterprise technologies with over 19 years of professional experience. Most recently he has led a number of iOS-related projects, applying his expertise in building HTML5 and Native Objective-C & Swift-based apps for iOS (iPad/iPhone). He has led the development of various mission-critical applications and supports a pragmatic delivery approach using various agile methodologies. During his career he has gained expertise with iOS, Java/JEE ecosystem and its related open source (ie: Spring-related, Tomcat), Groovy/Grails, JavaScript & technologies (ExtJS, AngularJS) to deliver rich internet applications (RIAs), and various commercial technologies (ie: IBM/Tivoli, Oracle, Tibco).

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