Webtide, a global expert in implementing Ajax Technology, is gearing up for the O’Reilly Open Source Convention (OSCon) in Portland, Oregon from July 24 to 28, 2006.

At OSCon, Webtide will present its latest product, Hightide. Hightide is a versioned distribution of Jetty, which provides a comprehensive toolset for the development of highly scalable, state-of-the-art web applications. It is optimized for Ajax, and ships with DWR and ActiveMQ Ajax libraries to help you get started quickly. Implementations of J2EE services, such as JNDI, JTA, JMS, JDBC, and web services are pre-integrated.

To learn more about Webtide and its products, please visit the Webtide booth (Booth 723) at the OSCon Exhibit Area. A Hightide Product Briefing is scheduled on July 27, 2006, from 6:15 to 7:15pm at the Broadway Room, 6th Floor, Red Lion Hotel, 1021 NE Grand Ave., Portland, Oregon. The first 30 registered participants will get a chance to win an HP iPAQ.

Webtide will also conduct an Ajax Training at its LA Training Room from August 2 to 4, 2006. Greg Wilkins, the Lead Developer of Jetty and the CEO of Webtide, will lead the training team. For more information, please email training@webtide.com or visit www.webtide.com .

Webtide is a joint venture between Exist and Mortbay Consulting. Exist is a premier software development company supporting open source technology, while Mortbay is the creator of Jetty, which is the highly regarded open source Java web container.

Webtide Gears Up for OSCon