Laszlo Overview: AJAX, RIA, Web 2.0, Open Source, and More
Speaker: David Temkin

Session Description: Laszlo is the leading global provider of Rich Internet Application software and is the original developer of the OpenLaszlo open source development platform. In this session, Laszlo’s founder, David Temkin, will delve into the various ways Web 2.0 application development technologies are bringing desktop-like fluidity and increased ease-of-use to the online experience. He will showcase a few live OpenLaszlo-based Ajax applications in action and take a deep dive into why and how they’re impacting business’ bottom lines. Lastly, Temkin will discuss the merits of Laszlo Webtop, the Web 2.0 desktop, outlining its benefits and various new features included in the latest version.

Speaker Bio: David Temkin is CTO and Founder of Laszlo Systems. Under his guidance, Laszlo’s open source platform, OpenLaszlo, has become a globally recognized leader in advanced AJAX application development. Prior to founding Laszlo, David held the position of Senior Director of Engineering at [email protected], responsible for developing the company's consumer software. Before that, he was the Engineering Manager in the Newton division at Apple Computer and developed enterprise software at EDS. He graduated from Brown University with a double major in Computer Science and History, and is named on four software patents.