Web 2.0, Ajax and OpenAjax Alliance

Wednesday, April 4, 2007 - 17:30
TH 331
Jon Ferraiolo, IBM

Jon will discuss the transition from Web 1.0 to Web 2.0, the transition from HTML to Ajax, and how OpenAjax Alliance will accelerate these transitions. Jon will describe the current state of the Ajax world and how OpenAjax Alliance is addressing current educational and interoperability shortcomings. The presentation will highlight the many architectural approaches that companies are using to deploy Ajax solutions today and will introduce the OpenAjax Hub, the first major technology effort from OpenAjax Alliance.


Jon Ferraiolo is a Web Architect within IBM's Emerging Technologies group where he plays a leadership role in the OpenAjax Alliance. Before joining IBM, Jon worked at Adobe for 13 years where he was an architect, engineering manager and product manager on multiple products and participated in various standards activities.