We are glad to announce that we will be at XTech 2006 in Amsterdam (May 16-19), where we will talk about XForms and Ajax. Here is the abstract that was accepted:
XForms: an alternative to Ajax?
Last year, we introduced server-side XForms as the most promising way of making XForms a short-term reality on the web.
In this year's presentation, we discuss how this promise has materialized with hybrid Ajax-based open source implementations, and we demonstrate the most exciting capabilities of XForms running on today's deployed web browsers.
We not only show how XForms fulfils its initial promise of becoming the next generation web forms, but also how it serves as a general-purpose dynamic user interface technology.
Finally, we show how hybrid XForms implementations effectively offer an abstraction layer over Ajax technologies that greatly simplifies the implementation of common Ajax use-cases, therefore giving XForms a place of choice in the "Web 2.0" ecosystem.
We are looking forward to a great conference, as well as meeting you there!
Update (March 14, 2006): The schedule is now online and you can find more details there about Erik's presentation.