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Ajax for mobility: MobileWeaver ajax framework

DOI: 10.1145/1367497.1367664 Conference: Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on World Wide Web, WWW 2008, Beijing, China, April 21-25, 2008
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This paper provides a brief description of a research project on using Ajax to enhance mobile Web applications for enterprise use. The project, known as MobileWeaver Ajax Framework, leverages enterprise SOA (Service Oriented Architecture) and the latest web technologies on mobile devices.

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