Four chapters submitted to O’Reilly

January 10th, 2013 by Yakov Fain

We have submitted the drafts of four chapters of the book “Enterprise Web Development: from Desktop to Mobile” to O’Reilly for review and editing. This is a pretty hands-on book as we are developing an application Save Sick Child while… continue reading

Told Ya!

April 25th, 2008 by Yakov Fain

I know, it’s not nice and I should behave as if it’s not that important to me, but I can’t. During the last two and a half years I’ve been writing, openly speaking, whistle-blowing, and whispering that AJAX is a… continue reading

AJAX Cliffhangers

February 22nd, 2008 by Yakov Fain

I always respected cliffhangers. Not because I want to become one, I just understand that it’s very difficult. Cliffhangers don’t try to make it look easy – they openly admit that it’s hard, but this is what they like. In… continue reading

Watch the video of ClearBI, the first Web reporter for Flex and Ajax

July 24th, 2007 by Yakov Fain

Today, we have released ClearBI 1.0, a Web reporter and business intelligence engine for rich Internet applications. While ClearBI 1.0 is targeted for Adobe Flex and Java developers, the upcoming ClearBI 1.1 is a rich reporting component that can be… continue reading

Our upcoming public training events and speaking engagements

July 9th, 2007 by Yakov Fain

Software engineers of Farata Systems present on several conferences every year during which they enjoy learning from others and share their accomplishments. We also run public and private training sessions. Below are our confirmed engagements for the Summer and Fall… continue reading

Do not miss tomorrows Webcast on Flex, Silverlight and JavaFX

June 3rd, 2007 by Victor Rasputnis

Do not miss tomorrow’s live TV show from Times Square on Rich Internet Appilcations. SYS-CON.TV’s will webcast an hour-long “RIA Shoot-Out” covering major Rich Internet Application (RIA) technologies. Farata’s own Yakov Fain will participate in this discussion. If your firm… continue reading

JavaOne 2007: JavaFX – comments on comments

May 10th, 2007 by Yakov Fain

Where have you been yesterday? I was at a concert listening to Pavarotti Is he really that good? Nothing special, let me sing some of his songs for you. Since I am not there, I can only write comments on… continue reading

JavaOne 2007: What do you order in a seafood restaurant?

May 9th, 2007 by Yakov Fain

Why would a Java programmer go to a Seafood restaurant? I would not be surprised if you’d get this question during a job interview at Google or Microsoft. But my answer is simple: a Java programmer goes to a Seafood… continue reading

JavaOne 2007: rolling out JavaFX

May 8th, 2007 by Yakov Fain

JavaOne opens today and it’ll be interested to hear more about this renewed interest of Sun in Java on the client. While James Gosling and Rich Green have already given some details on JavaFX in the InfoWorld publication, I’d like… continue reading

Microsoft hits hard in the RIA space

May 1st, 2007 by Yakov Fain

When Microsoft renamed WPF/E into Silverlight it was just a re-branding news. But yesterday’s news requires some serious attention. Microsoft has announced SilverLight 1.1 Alpha. Here’s the quote from asp.net: “Silverlight is a cross-browser, cross-platform plug-in for delivering the next… continue reading