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"Using Visual WebGui, we quickly developed about 50 end-user forms in 2-3 months with 3 developers. The original estimation using traditional ASP.NET was more than 6 months," says Informatec. "Visual WebGui is an amazing time and budget saver" Overview Informatec was founded in 1992 to create practical applications that focused on the emerging needs for telephone system controls. Since then the company has been developing and sophisticating theses telephony system control solutions and nowadays it designs, develops, manufactures, sells, installs and maintains Call Account Management Systems (local and remote call accounting systems) and Voice and Fax Systems, including software and hardware developed and produced in-house. The Informatec development team includes graduate and post-graduate Engineers, Systems Analysts and Programmers from the main universities. As it d... (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)

Visual WebGui Saves FindItByMe.com Two Years

"Visual WebGui came to the rescue and allowed us to create interfaces that provided the best of the asp.net experience and the best of the WinForms experience. It was the only viable alternative I had to put this website into production," says FindItByMe's John Graffio Overview The web site www.finditbyme.com is a multi-lingual local community search engine which showcases local businesses and attractions. It was launched in beta mode in late 2008 as the flagship product of the company after six years of part-time development and one year of full time development. The company FindItByMe.com, Inc. was formally created in February of 2008, even though research and development began in late 2002. The company's founder believes the local search market has incredible growth potential, and at the same is tragically underserved. So the long process of gathering raw GIS dat... (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)

Mobile & Wireless Solution Provider Cuts Costs Using Visual WebGui

"Visual WebGui is the perfect tool for developing and deploying Web Enterprise applications...What impressed us immediately was the responsiveness of the solution compared to other products" --Enrico Pavesi, CTO Overview Nexus Informatica develops Mobile and Wireless solutions from 1997 and provides mobility solutions specializing in retail, barcode technology, Mobile solutions and Personal Shopping Systems. WCube Logistic was created with the objective of streamlining the organization and control of all logistical activities of the warehouse through the use of radio terminals connected interactively to the system of departmental logistics. WCube Logistic solves the need of warehouse logistics and inventory management to be connected at any time by using mobile devices. Business needs Nexus Informatica looked to port its previous desktop logistics platform to web t... (more)

Help Desk Ticketing System Using Visual WebGui

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 6.3.7 Platform for Rich AJAX Applications Released

Gizmox released today a new version of the Visual WebGui Platform for Rich .NET AJAX applications. Visual WebGui 6.3.7 is a further stabilization to the 6.3 pre-release version which adds support for wrapping of AJAX based controls into the Visual WebGui framework as well as support for additional languages. The platform is available in free open source and free trial (commercial Professional Studio) versions. All downloads are available for free here! To view the Change log for 6.3.7 click here. ... (more)

Gizmox's Visual WebGui Platform Un-Hackable After 3-Month Security Challenge

Gizmox announced that no one was able to successfully hack into the Visual WebGui platform during the security challenge sponsored by the company that offered a $10,000 prize to anyone who could break into the Visual WebGui framework. The contest, which ran from November 3, 2008 through January 31, 2009, required participants to provide a reproducible pathway into the Visual WebGui pipeline in order to claim the prize. Despite break-in attempts by more than 1,700 users, Visual WebGui was not hacked and the prize remains unclaimed. According to leading IT analysts, web applications and in particular RIA technology based applications have become the most vulnerable elements of enterprise IT infrastructure. As an increasing number of organizations come to depend on rich Internet-based applications that leverage the power of AJAX, Silverlight, or Flash technologies, bu... (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)

Another Visual WebGui-Enabled Business Tool

RIA Developer's Journal on Ulitzer Visual WebGui, a platform for developing business and industry tools, announced a new application with the launch of E-grou's 5.0. Visual WebGui has increasingly become the choice tool for developers creating corporate and management solutions for businesses of all sizes.  Its latest success was confirmed by E-grou, an online document management and workflow collaboration service. Since 5.0, E-grou has been providing a secure and configurable vault specific to individual user´s access rights. It enables control of document life cycle information, control of document versions, management of mail and email records, and participation in ad-hoc and structured workflows. According to Visual WebGui CEO Navot Peled, "Consistent with all Visual WebGui-enabled applications, E-grou's new tool will service a vast range of companies seeking t... (more)

Trading Desk Application's UI Completed Using Visual WebGui

Montrusco Bolton Investments is a Montreal firm with over 60 years of investment experience. MBI offers a range of equity, fixed income and alternative investment solutions and supported by two solid institutional partners: Affiliated Managers Group and Solidarity Fund QFL. The company uses a trading desk application to send trade information to brokers and to different departments within the company by email and printouts. The Trading Desk application is used to determine the transactions needed in the portfolios that the company manages. It is an interface that creates transactions into another table in the database for another department and sends emails to the brokers with the transactions to process in attachment (a pdf file that is created with Crystal Reports). Business Needs The company had a VB 6.0 application that didn't meet the requirements anymore as t... (more)