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Open Source AJAX Gains Enterprise Momentum With dojo.E Contribution From Nexaweb

Allows Users to More Easily Create Enterprise Web Applications Based On the Dojo Toolkit

Nexaweb announced it has contributed new software to the Dojo Foundation that will further advance the use of open source AJAX within a company's critical business applications. The software, dubbed 'dojo.E,' will allow users to more easily create enterprise Web applications based on the Dojo Toolkit, one of the industry's most advanced sets of open source AJAX tools.

AJAX, while powerful, has not been as quickly adopted among the enterprise development community largely due to its unstructured nature. dojo.E addresses this need with a structured, declarative XML way to add AJAX into Web applications without having to rewrite HTML code.

Nexaweb is contributing dojo.E to the Dojo Foundation to support the foundation's mission of providing an infrastructure for open source AJAX development. The combination of the Dojo Toolkit and dojo.E will reduce the development time and costs of building enterprise Web applications without requiring developers master JavaScript or AJAX or rebuild applications from scratch.

"With the support of industry leaders including IBM, Sun and Nexaweb, it's clear that dojo is taking a larger role in the enterprise," said Dylan Schiemann, co-creator of the Dojo Toolkit and CEO of SitePen. "Since many members of the Dojo community have been interested in bringing XML to Dojo, dojo.E is a major step forward that will further expand the use of dojo among enterprise application and software developers."

dojo.E tools include dojo.E Markup and dojo.E Runtime (http://dojoe.nexaweb.com). dojo.E Markup brings extensible markup language (XML) into Dojo components so that developers have a clear understanding of how information will be interpreted and displayed on the page. dojo.E Runtime provides a programmatic and declarative means for executing the Document Object Model (DOM), an application programming interface that defines the logical structure and display of documents. Using dojo.E Runtime, developers have a more definitive way for executing the DOM page modifications as the user interacts with the elements being displayed on the screen.

"As AJAX adoption grows and the industry further embraces open source, we will continue to see tremendous leaps in innovation and architecture as a result of a community oriented approach to software development," said Jeremy Chone, chief technology officer, Nexaweb. "We will continue to contribute to the Dojo Foundation with enterprise-style widgets, tooling and additional XML constructs that will simplify the development and maintenance of dynamic enterprise Web applications."

For more information on Nexaweb contact Kathy Keating, [email protected] at Nexaweb.

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