[aida] 20 Years of Aida/Web
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Wed Sep 7 17:50:25 CEST 2016
Janko congratulations for such a great product !!!
El 07/09/2016 a las 4:09, Offray Vladimir Luna Cárdenas escribió:
> Congratulations Janko and the rest of community for all the work
> behind, Aida is an important place in the Smalltalk ecosystem and is
> nice to see it healthy and mature (20 years!).
> I'm using Pharo these days mostly for data visualization and
> interactive documentation as a desktop app, and I will be testing some
> web publishing at some point, maybe experimenting with Teapot, so
> having mature decades old standing environments and new ones is for
> sure a good sign about Smalltalk.
> On 06/09/16 20:40, Janko Mivšek wrote:
>> Hi everybody,
>> It happens that Squeak and Aida were actually born on the same year.
>> Namely, at summer 1996 the Aida development started and late in this
>> year a first Aida project was already online: a bookstore for a major
>> Slovenian publisher.
>> The next most important milestones:
>> - 1998: a Gas Billing System was developed as a pure web application
>> with Aida, heading Aida primarily into business web app domain;
>> - 2000 Aida becomes Open Sourced and introduced more broadly at first
>> Camp Smalltalk in San Diego;
>> - 2006: Ajax support, just few months after Ajax was coined, Aida
>> already had a fully integrated and seamless Ajax;
>> - 2007: Squeak port, a website, mailing list, community building
>> - 2009: Aida logo and new website design
>> - 2011: Realtime with WebSockets, HTML5, mobile
>> Even that it is currently quiet in the community, Aida is evolving
>> and consolidating all HTML5 and realtime achievements in 'HTML5 rush
>> years', running daily internal web portals in companies, like for
>> ISO9000 Quality Management doc systems, Gas Pipeline Measure
>> Management etc.
>> It certainly proved that its architecture is sound enough to stand
>> the test of a time for past 20 years, so it certainly will for many
>> more years to come.
>> Best regards
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