Measure in Milliseconds: Performance Tips for Google Web Toolkit

Google Web Toolkit (GWT) allows developers to build highly optimized, fast AJAX applications. GWT allows developers to code in the Java programming language using their favorite IDE tools, then cross-compile that source into plain JavaScript to be served just like any other webpage script. We’ll take a look at some …

Introduction to Building Desktop-Style UIs: JavaScript on Grails

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 …