New Canoo UltraLightClient for Faster Web Application Development

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Features include easy project setup and configuration, improved development support for forms and tables and data binding.

Canoo is proud to announce a new release of UltraLightClient ( ), a library to build rich web interfaces for business applications. As previously announced at JavaOne 2008, the new release simplifies the development and deployment of web applications.

Canoo has recorded a screencast showing how to develop a sample web application using this new release.

UltraLightClient '08

New features in ULC '08:

  •      easy project setup using a wizard for Eclipse
  •      generates an end-to-end application skeleton from a predefined data structure
  •      high-level component to simplify the development of forms
  •      improved data types
  •      sortable ULC tables by default
  •      data binding
  •      easy and central configuration of application parameters and options such as look and feel and deployment
  •      easy deployment

A new developer guide describes how to be productive from day one. The release notes list the changes added to the current product version.
Business Web Applications for Knowledge Workers

Knowledge workers spend many hours of their working day using web applications for business critical tasks. Many web users are tired of sluggish performance coupled with sequential, page-based interfaces. UltraLightClient '08 is a fast and robust way to build better business web applications.

The Canoo development library offers a proven single technology approach for building responsive web applications. User interface elements such as tabbed window panes, sortable tables, or drag and drop interactions and keyboard shortcuts as well as faster response times are key factors to improve productivity.

Download UltraLightClient 08

The final version of UltraLightClient 08 is available for download at the Canoo product website. A license costs 1299 Euro per developer and includes free runtime distribution for any number of servers. A free evaluation license may be obtained for 30 days. Contact Canoo for further details on pricing and licensing.

About Canoo and its RIA Technology

Canoo is a solution provider for Rich Internet Applications (RIA) based in Basel, Switzerland. It offers consulting services and end-to-end development of Enterprise Web applications.

Canoo develops and maintains UltraLightClient, a library to create enterprise-class Rich Internet Applications. UltraLightClient bridges the gap between Java Swing user interface components and a Web architecture, providing a cost-efficient, single technology and mature approach to AJAX.

With 10 years of experience in Rich Internet Application (RIA) technology, Canoo is a leading expert in Enterprise Web 2.0 applications, Java rich clients, and AJAX. Canoo's RIA technology and web testing products are used in more than 20 countries worldwide.

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