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Overview Golden West Technologies provides Internet Help Desk services to many small to medium sized Internet Service Providers (ISPs) throughout the United States.  Golden West Technologies prides itself on offering excellent service levels to its clients.  The Internet Help Desk provides a branded solution, 24/7 skilled staffing, digital call recording, customizable escalation and outage procedures, and a fully redundant data center environment. In order to provide superior service to our ISP's, it was deemed necessary to build in-house a custom, robust, and full featured ticketing system. In this effort, Visual WebGui provided the framework for our developer to produce a functional RIA and deploy the first phase of the ticketing system in 8 months. Business needs A call center environment is one of milliseconds which equate to bottom line financial gains or los... (more)

Visual WebGui Launches AJAX Platform for Silverlight

Visual WebGui, developer of the AJAX enterprise application development and deployment platform, today announces the availability of their enhanced browser-based solution. The company, whose solution has reduced enterprise application development times at companies like SAP, Network D, and others by more than 80%, also announces that Visual WebGui, which is seamlessly integrated into Microsoft's Visual Studio and .NET framework, will soon launch a Microsoft Silverlight compliant solution supported by Microsoft. Since the company's soft launch in mid 2007, there have been 150,000 downloads of Visual WebGui's browser-based solution with more than 20,000 applications developed using the company's technology. AJAX (Asynchronous JavaScript and XML) is a combination of Javascript and XML technologies that allow the content of a web page to be updated without reloading th... (more)

Visual WebGui Launches AJAX Enterprise Application Development and Deployment Platform and Announces Silverlight Compliant Solution Supported by Microsoft

Company Solves Enterprise Level Development Complexities and Security Challenges of AJAX by Providing an Open Source Solution With no Client Dependency and Proven Reductions in Development Time of Over 80% Visual WebGui, developer of the AJAX enterprise application development and deployment platform, today announces the availability of their enhanced browser-based solution. The company, whose solution has reduced enterprise application development times at companies like SAP, Network D, and others by more than 80%, also announces that Visual WebGui, which is seamlessly integrated into Microsoft's Visual Studio and .NET framework, will soon launch a Microsoft Silverlight compliant solution supported by Microsoft. Since the company's soft launch in mid 2007, there have been 150,000 downloads of Visual WebGui's browser-based solution with more than 20,000 application... (more)

Visual WebGui 'Empty Client' Security Concept

Introduction The following document is a Visual WebGui security concept summary. Exploring the Visual WebGui unique pipeline protocol will shade light on the reasons why Visual WebGui is secured by design. Abstract Visual WebGui is a server based architecture executing the application business logics on the server and projecting the UI to the client (as describes in figure 1 below). Utilizing IIS and ASP.NET session, a metadata of the relevant UI objects tree is kept on the server. Figure 1   A highly optimized protocol by Visual WebGui is responsible to send events to the server and instructions to the client. Empty Client: the client is using a small, plain and static JavaScript kernel to communicate with the server and render the UI. Security concept highlight: Visual WebGui client script cannot control the server behavior by definition! Architecture Client/S... (more)

Visual WebGui Launches Weekly Online Show

Visual WebGui is launching a new weekly online show geared to give the developer, IT, and web design communities the inside scoop on the Visual WebGui RIA platform. “Geeks on a Role,” hosted by Visual WebGui creator Guy Peled and Eyal Albert, VWG’s developer experience manager, will provide a platform for information and knowledge sharing for the Visual WebGui community by discussing the latest company news, product announcements, technology demos and general development topics. In addition, each week Geeks on a Role will choose questions sent in from the audience or posted on the Visual WebGui forums to provide on air answers and solutions. Watch Geeks on a Role - Episode 1 The first episode of Geeks on a Role discusses the new UI customization abilities in the release of Visual WebGui 6.4 Preview Version 1, and the current 6.3 version of the Visual WebGui Professi... (more)

New Visual WebGui Webcast on MSDN June 16th

In this webcast we'll show off the new point and click Visual WebGui Control & Theme Designer. This designer joins the well known drag and drop Visual WebGui Form designer. It offers the fastest, most intuitive way (no Javascript, no HTML, no CSS, no XAML) of developing and designing. It allows you to develop fully customizable and extendable line of business applications with DHTML or Microsoft Silverlight presentation layers. Developers and user interface designers are invited to join us- you won't settle for less after watching this webcast. When: 6/16/09 9:30 AM PST Languages(s): English Level: 300 Session Type: Live Session Speaker(s): Itzik Spitzen Click here to register for the webcast - It's free! ... (more)

Gizmox’s Visual WebGui becomes a Microsoft Cloud Computing Enabler

July 14, 2009- Tel Aviv, Israel- Gizmox, www.visualwebgui.com, announces today that its flagship product Visual WebGui, the rich Internet application platform, now enables customers to build and deploy applications to Microsoft’s cloud computing environment, Windows Azure. With the use of Visual WebGui, Gizmox will demonstrate to customers and partners an extremely fast and low-cost method to port line of business (LOB) applications to the cloud at the Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) in New Orleans. Simple Cloud Migration Visual WebGui creates native applications with Windows Azure that can run on the cloud and enables the migration of on-premises LOB applications to the cloud without rewrite - saving enterprises huge costs in development and deployment time. Familiar User Experience Visual WebGui’s unique IP architecture allows users accustomed to on-premise LOB a... (more)

Visual WebGui to Reveal Cloud Application Platform

Azure Cloud on Ulitzer Gizmox, the developer of  Visual WebGui, today announced that it will reveal  its  application platform atop Windows Azure and its development framework,  VWG platforms offers a push-button .NET desktop legacy application migration path to Windows Azure. With VWG enterprises will be able to migrate to Windows Azure, by reusing their existing Windows software code on Windows Azure without re-write or re-engineering. The process is as simple as copying and pasting the Windows code into VWG, selecting Windows Azure run in VWG SDK, and run. "With our unique unrivalled legacy applications migration to Windows Azure, and the ability to run them as responsive as and as rich as desktop's, with proven unhackable security, we have crossed a new threshold," said Navot Peled, CEO of Gizmox, "While everyone is talking about the cloud, we're working with ... (more)

What's New in HTML5

When it comes to mobile HTML5 performance, Apple’s iOS platform far surpasses the Android, according to a recent study from Spaceport. Read original content The TeamLab Document Editor, which is the first online HTML5 word processor, makes use of all the HTML5 features, according to developer Ascensio System SIA. Read original content Adobe has introduced Shadow, a new tool for the inspection and preview of customized websites for mobile devices. The HTML5 friendly tool allows developers to “remotely control and inspect Web pages in multiple phones and tablets simultaneously.” Read original content According to a new study from IT staffing firm Bluewolf, demand and salaries are on the rise (up 200 percent) for developers with knowledge of HTML5, iPhone, iPad, and Android applications. Read original content Tether has introduced a new HTML5 web app which allows users to... (more)

Gizmox Announces Release of Visual WebGui 6.2

TEL AVIV, Israel, October 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Gizmox, the developer of Visual WebGui (http://www.VisualWebGui.com) open source platform, today announced the release of Visual WebGui 6.2. The upgrade will introduce a complete integration into the Visual Studio designer, allowing Visual WebGui Projects to be configured without any need for manual configuration. The Silverlight Package has also been upgraded to include the Silverlight Packager into the Visual Studio Project Property Pages. In addition, the new version can also be installed without Visual Studio and allows developing web from almost any machine with either the free Visual Studio Express edition, the open source SharpDevelop, or even Notepad. The upgraded version allows Visual WebGui to expose the entire set of desktop development tools exactly as in WinForms, a level that was unreachable in previous vers... (more)

Gizmox Dares Hackers to Break Into Visual WebGui Application

TEL AVIV, Israel, November 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Gizmox, http://www.visualwebgui.com the developer of Visual WebGui open source platform, today announced a contest, sponsored by the Company, which will pay $10,000 to anyone who can hack into its Visual WebGui Platform. The Contest will take the shape of an investigation into the identity of a secret agent. The goal of the contest is to uncover the true identity of their secret agent, code named OWL. The Contest will feature a flash movie presented within the Visual WebGui application that will contain the data necessary to uncovering the identity of the OWL. Participants will be required to provide a reproducible pathway into the Visual WebGui Pipeline (without having to penetrate any non Visual WebGui Peripherals) in order to claim the prize. The contest will begin on November 3rd and end January 30th, Participants mus... (more)