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New Whitepaper Published: Developing AJAX Web applications with IBM Rational Application Developer and Dojo
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Abstract: This article describes how to develop AJAX web applications with the IBM® Rational® Application Developer IDE, while using the Dojo libraries shipped with the IBM® WebSphere® Application Server Feature Pack 2.0. This article also provides a practical example, using the Dojo Tree widget.
Many thanks to authors Robert Weisz and James Chung!
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What does VoiCE stand for?
It's shorthand for VoiCE of the Client Events.
What is it?
VoiCE is a series of 1-day or 2-day confidential conferences held in conjunction with Rational software conferences (Innovate) world-wide. VoiCE is also held at six-month intervals before/after Innovate in some geographies. Organized around product or solution-related tracks, VoiCE is attended by key clients, usually 10-25 per session. VoiCE is sponsored principally by Rational Support and VoiCE sessions are owned by Rational engineering and product delivery. Usually held in a face-to-face setting, VoiCE discussions are about:
VoiCE is geared toward:
Products that our clients are excited about and committed to because they’ve been able to meet directly with development and product teams and influence product direction.
World Wide VoiCE Events in 2010:
If you would like more information about these VoiCE events, please contact the VoiCE team at firstname.lastname@example.org
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How do you know when you're really ready to release? Answering this question requires ALM visibility spanning project management, requirements, coding, build and testing artifacts. In this demo, we show how the Rational solution provides the end-to-end visibility agile teams need to succeed with ALM. The demo starts with a development plan that shows the relationship among plan items, requirements and test cases. We see how adding a new plan item to the release backlog drives a choreographed set of team activities for project managers, analysts, developers and quality professionals.
Rational Team Concert, Rational Quality Manager, and Rational Requirements Composer were demoed using the 3.0 Beta 2 versions.
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Today we are delighted to spotlight Wendy Toh. Wendy is RCS's new Vice President responsible for managing the worldwide client support organization for the Rational division in Software group. Born in Malaysia, Wendy moved to the United States in the early 1980s, graduated from the University of Florida with a BS in Mathematics and Computer Science, and subsequently started her career with IBM. She has some serious and long work days in her role as VP, but gets through them all successfully by following her personal mottos, as you'll find out below:
Tell us a little about yourself: who are you, what is your role in Rational Client Support?
I joined in January 2010 as the Vice President of RCS. I am excited about this new role and looking forward to meeting the team and working on making 2010 very successful.
How long have you been working for IBM and Rational?
I've been working at IBM since 1989 and in Rational since 2006.
Have you had any other roles in Rational?
Yes. I've been the development director for the Enterprise Modernization Tools & Compilers (EM&C) team as well as the Enterprise Architecture and Analysis Design Construction (EA/ADC) teams. I've also been an executive sponsor for the Rational China Development Lab working with Charles Yan. Finally, I'm the executive sponsor for both of the Research Triangle Park Asian and Women's Diversity Network Groups.
Describe a normal day for you.
I arrive between 7:30AM and 8AM and catch up on emails. Typically I have 7-8 hours of meetings scheduled each day. I prefer to leave the office around 6PM to go workout or take a break. I am usually online in the evenings 2-3 days a week to catch up on email. Like many of you, I also take late calls from home. Finally - I travel quite a bit - probably about 50% of my time - to visit our clients. I plan on getting to Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, and Sydney in April, followed by a visit to Bangalore, Stockholm, and Amsterdam in May, before I head to Orlando for Innovate 2010! This doesn't include short trips that arise suddenly due to critical situations.
What type of gadgets do you use?
Blackberry Tour, Kindle, iPod, MacBook
What gadget, which you currently own, can you not live without?
My Blackberry Tour cellphone
What is your favorite part of working for Rational Client Support?
The people!! Even when it's stressful most folks keep their sense of humor! I also like the fact that we can make a positive impact on our clients in helping them get productive!
What are you passionate about?
Enabling people to reach their full potential while maximizing their contributions to IBM and IBM customers.
How do you define success?
Being joyful and happy in all aspects of my life. While I do put a lot of time and energy towards my job, it's my family and friends that keep me grounded. I also believe we must succeed by living and working by a consistent set of core values that reflect our personal beliefs and ethics.
Any other fun tidbits of information about you, your job, or RCS that you'd like to share?
I enjoy sports and music very much. I'm a big Florida Gators fan (that's an American college football (not soccer) team for those of you who live outside North America :-). Some artists on my iPod playlist: Pink Martini, Dwight Yoakam, Trisha Yearwood, George Strait, ABBA, Chris Isaak, Gwen Stefani, Kelly Clarkson, Dwight Yoakam, Reba McEntire, Frank Sinatra, The Mavericks.
Here are the mottos I live by:
1. Sometimes you're the windshield, sometimes you're the bug
What have you planned for your next vacation(s)?
Weekend getaway in New Orleans at the end of March, then a 12-night Mediterranean cruise in the summer...woo hoo!