News

Dec
31
News
Book your calendar for IRC chat
Chat with ZK experts! 10am GMT, Jan. 7th, 2009 @ channel #zk, freenode. See you then!
Dec
29
News
Download ZK Logo and Icons
Feel free to use ZK Logo and powered-by-ZK icon in your blog, ZK apps, articles, and more. Let the world know how you like ZK.
Dec
18
News
AjaxWorld: How to Choose an RIA Solution
An article guides you find the most suitable solution from versatile RIA solutions through top 10 criteria for both architect and manager.
Dec
17
News
ZK on PLUME Evaluation
PLUME is a french website which lists software known to be useful, low cost, and used in the Research field. Read more in French or English(Translated by Google)
Dec
17
Small talk
An Introduction of ZK Composer
In this article, Ryan Wu demonstrates you the new feature,"FusionInvoker", and how it enhance the composer.
Dec
16
Release
ZK Spring Integration Library 1.1 released
Support ZK Ajax based page transition with Spring Web Flow system. Enhanced simple namespace configuration, ZK event processing security, and Ajax based login and access denied handling. Check this sample to start using ZK and Spring Web Flow now.
Dec
16
News
Self-Paced Online Training Started
ZK self-paced online training is a convenient, effective, and affordable way to learn short and highly focused ZK courses at your own pace. Provided by SEIRAND. Go >>
Dec
12
News
Chat with ZK Developers Online
A chat channel called #zk in the Freenode IRC network is created. The first gathering, with the topic "All About ZK Studio", is scheduled on January 7th, 10am GMT time. Look forward to meeting you there!
Dec
09
Release
ZK Studio 0.9.1 released
ZK Studio 0.9.1 has released, this version provides more preference settings and fixed some important bugs. For more detailed information please take a look at ZK Studio User Guide
Dec
8
Release
ZK 3.5.2 Released
Over 10 new features and 36 bugs fixed. It enables better integration between MVC pattern and data-binding, template page supported. Moreover, ZK Demo is much enhanced, more test cases, easier way of searching, and usability.
Dec
8
Small Talk
New Feature of ZK 3.5.2
Robbie Cheng guides you through the most exciting new additions to ZK 3.5.2.
Dec
4
News
ZK Studio Webinar Out!
Illustrates how to take advantages of ZK Studio -- the WYSIWYG development environment with real examples. Includes: installation, project creation, zul editing, visual editing, and so on. Contributed by SEIRAND.
Dec
3
Small talk
Integrating ZK and Spring Web Flow
In this article, Henri Chen illustrats the steps and ways to make ZK and Spring Web Flow work together.
Dec
3
News
ZK at Sun Tech Days
Dennis Chen from ZK Team delivered a speech at Sun Tech Days. View the presentation file.
Nov
27
News
ZK JSP Tags 1.3.0 released.
Support new features in zk 3.5, e.g., Columnlayout, Tablelayout, Portallayout, and many more components.Download here.
Nov
25
Small Talk
ZK Unit Testing
In this article, Luca Vix Visconti introduce an easy way to unit testing ZK application using Selenium and JUnit.
Nov
20
News
Case Study - Oxford University (pdf)
Read to see how Learning Technologies Group, Medical Sciences Division, Oxford migrates Excel-based spreadsheets to ZK powered Web systems.
Nov
17
News
Potix (ZK) forms partnership with Centigrade
Potix announces a new partnership with Centigrade -- a German UI design and development company. Read Press Release.
Nov
17
News
ZK Jet 0.8.0 version is released.
ZK Jet, integrating with the popular Firebug web development tool, is a Firefox add-on for developing Ajax application with ZK. Please see the How-to video.
Reported on Ria Revolutions..
Nov
14
News
Style Guide for ZK 3.5 released
More than 100 components' style guide have been released. Hurry to cutomize your own style!
Nov
6
Release
ZK Studio 0.9.0 released.
ZK Studio 0.9.0 released, this version includes a WYSIWYG Editor and Filtering feature in Ajax Widget Palette, Install now!
Nov
4
News
Potix Named as "Red Herring 100 Awards 2008" Finalist
Potix(ZK) honored among 2008's most promising private technology ventures.
Read Press Release
Nov
3
Small Talk
ZK With Spring JPA And A Model-View-Controller Pattern
In this article, Simon demonstrates how to integrate ZK, Spring, and JPA to realize MVC pattern.
Nov
3
Small Talk
Use Theme Tool to Customize your Own Theme
In this article, Ryan Wu will teach you how to create your own ZK Theme by using ZK Theme tool
Oct
27
Release
ZK Timeplot (timeplotz) 1.0_2 released .
WeXing Gu fixed some bugs, and this version is only applicable to ZK 3.0.8 or later.
Here are two smalltalks Part I and Part II introduces how to use Timeplot component.
Oct
20
News
Case Study - DBL (pdf)
Read to learn how DBL uses ZK to improve programmer productivity and therefore reduce costs!
Oct
14
Small talk
Ajax Based Login with ZK and Spring Security System
In this article, Henri Chen demonstrates how to secure the ZK event processing and apply Ajax based login with Spring Security system.
Oct
14
Release
ZK Spring Integration Library 1.0 released
Support simple namespace configuration, ZK event processing security, and Ajax based login and access denied handling.
Oct
14
Release
ZK Mobile 0.8.9 released.
This version is a compatible release. It now works with ZK 3.5 and later. Write your ZK Mobile applications the same way as you have done with ZUL and ZHTML components.
Oct
12
News
NetBeans Plugin For ZK
Thanks for Ayman Elgharabawy's contribution. NetBeans 6.1 plugin for ZK enables widgets palette to develop Ajax applications with ease.
Oct
9
Small talk
A Sip of WYSIWYG Development with ZK Studio
In this article, Ian Tsai introduces some exciting new future features of ZK Studio Visual Editor (WYSIWYG Editor)
Oct
8
Release
ZK 3.5.1 released
Over 6 new features and 28 bugs fixed. New Tree style, Session fixation protection supporeted, and more...
Oct
8
Release
ZK 3.0.8 released
Over 11 new features and 37 bugs fixed. PerformanceMeter enables client-side monitoring, and onFulfill event is supported, more...
Oct
8
News
ZK @ Ajax in Action, Mainz, Germany
Founder of Processwide, Daniel Seiler will give a talk on "RIA mit dem AJAX-Framework ZK - Boost your productivity!" at Ajax in Action.
Oct
6
Release
ZK Studio 0.8.3 released
This release fixes many bugs and works seemlessly with Eclipse 3.4, an alternative off-line install file is also provided. Install now!
Oct
6
News
Leading Mozambican University ISUTC Partners with ZK
ISUTC, a technical university, has entered into partnership with ZK in its e-learning system "LIMEAA". Read Press Release.
Sep
26
News
ZK ZK 3.0.8 & 3.5.1will be released!
ZK 3.0.8 & 3.5.1 is going to be released in the near future,
please test the freshly of 3.0.8 09/26 & 3.5.1 09/26 on your applications.
And don't forget giving us feedback if there exists any problem.
Sep
26
Release
ZK Timeline (timelinez) 1.2_2 released .
WeXing Gu fixed some bugs and added two new features.
Here is a smalltalk introduces new features.
Sep
26
News
Sun Microsystems Recruiting
For Web Development Engineer. Java, AJAX/ JavaScript/ ZK is a plus.  more >>
Sep
24
News
Hangman game created with ZK!
Check out this interesting word game build with Groovy on ZK by Chanwit Kaewkasi.
For more details, view source code.
Sep
19
News
richability.com: zk- Rich Client experience, Thin Client technology
Read how richability.com likes ZK and try out the drag & shop demo by dragging the Contents into My Basket!
Sep
17
News
Great Response @ Swiss Open Systems User Group (pdf)
Daniel Seiler introduced ZK with hands-on lab on 11th. Download the presentation if you missed the speech.
Sep
17
News
Case Study - MedVoxel (pdf)
Read to see how MedVoxel builds BFA, one of the first automatic medical imaging Web applications with ZK.
Sep
16
Small talk
Making Spring Security Work with ZK
In this article, Henri Chen shows you step by step with an example on how to make Spring Security work with ZK.
Sep
15
News
ZK Studio 0.8.2 released
ZK Studio 0.8.2 has been released. This version adds more hyperlink functions and a new ZUL Palette View which supports the drag & drop feature to creat ZUL file!
Install Now!
Sep
10
Release
ZK 3.5.0 released
Over 56 new features and 32 bug fixed. Over 10 new components, more advanced layout components, grouping, master/detail, more responsive and iterative components, Comet server-push and much more.
Download now!
Sep
10
Small talk
New Features of ZK 3.5.0
In this article, Robbie Cheng guides you through the most exciting new additions to ZK 3.5.0.
Sep
9
News
Participate Survey and Win your Chance to Get Free ZK T-shirts
Take ZK Online Training Survey and get a chance to win one of the 10 original ZK T-shirts now.
Sep
4
Small talk
Gmaps Monitor on Telecom Network Monitoring System.
In this article, Robert Lee demonstrates Comet Server Push by implementing a Telecom Network Monitoring System with ZK Google Maps library.
Aug
29
News
ZK 3.5.0 will be released!
ZK 3.5.0 is going to be released in the near future, please test the freshly of 3.5.0 08/29 on your applications. And don't forget giving us feedback if there exists any problem.
Sep
4
Small talk
Gmaps Monitor on Telecom Network Monitoring System.
In this article, Robert Lee demonstrates Comet Server Push by implementing a Telecom Network Monitoring System with ZK Google Maps library.
Aug
28
News
ZK Studio 0.8.1 released
ZK Studio 0.8.1 has been released. Install it via Eclipse Update mechanism >>
Aug
28
Small talk
ZK MVC Made Easy
In this article, Henri Chen discusses in details how to write ZK applications in Model-View-Controller pattern easily.
Aug
25
Smalltalks
Simplified ZK Event Processing With Java Reflection API
See how Qamaralzaman Habeek simplifies ZK Event Processing with Java Reflection API
Aug
20
News
September online training courses are now open for registration!!
ZK Online Training provides more courses, such as ZK+Spring+Hibernate and data bidning.. Please click HERE for more details.
Aug
18
Smalltalks
Using Scrolling Tabs on Tabbox
In this article, Ryan Wu shows you how to use scrolling tabs on tabbox
Aug
18
Small Talk
Working with Table Layout
In this article, Robbie Cheng guides you how to use Table Layout component
Aug
13
Small Talk
Working with Portal Layouts
In this article, Jumper Chen guides you how to use Portal Layout component
Aug
12
Small Talk
Construct A Telecom Network Graph On Google Maps
In this article, Robert Lee demonstrates the improved feature of ZK's Google Maps library - Model and Renderer.
Aug
12
News
ZK @ Swiss Open Systems User Group
Daniel Seiler, the founder of Process Wide will introduce ZK with hands-on lab. Open for registration now. For detail, visit here(German)
Aug
4
Release
ZK Studio 0.8.0 released
ZK Studio 0.8.0 has been released with many exciting new features>>
Aug
1
Release
ZK 3.0.7 released
Over 9 new features and 22 bugs fixed. Including Tree support paging mold, Images support RenderedImage and more...
Jul
31
News
ADempiere ERP Business Suite: 352a Release with Better ZK Ajax UI
"The ZK Ajax UI first contributed by Posterita of Mauritius is now mostly perfected by Low Hengsin. It now can handle many features from the simultaneous Java client such as KPI dashboard and right-click zoom into associated window..."
Jul
31
Small Talk
Enhance the Usage of Grid
In this article, Jumper Chen guides you how to use two features: Column's Menu and Master-Details.
Jul
29
News
Case Study: Spidex Software (pdf)
Read to see how Spidex, a British engineering maintenance management solution provider made good use of ZK. "The ability to use ZUL to prototype a screen with user feedback is extremely useful..."
Jul
24
News
Student Record System with ZK by Univ. of Oxford (pdf)
The Learning Technologies Group (LTG) in Medical Science Division supports all divisions within the University of Oxford in the development and innovative use of IT in teaching and research by providing e-learning platforms, computer-aided research programs and so on. Recently LTG has upgraded their Excel-based student management system into an Ajaxified Web with ZK!
Jul
23
News
New ZK Website opened!!
Welcome to the brand new ZK Website. Take a quick tour to discover ZK!
Jul
23
News
linux.com: Designing rich AJAX Web interfaces with ZK
Ben Martin introduces ZK on linux.com. "to keep the embedded code in ZUL files small, the two main features you are likely to use are EL..." more>>
Jul
11
Small Talk
A Compact, Robust, and Efficient ZK Fisheye
In this article, Jumper Chen shows you how to use the ZK Fisheye component.
Jul
08
News
Case Study - Ideaaa
Ideaaa provides IT services and solutions to Custom Brokers at Mexico City International Airport, Latin America's largest and busiest airport. "In the ZK test, we developed an User Interface with validations in few minutes, while in traditional JSP with JavaScript, it could be hours..."
Jul
08
Small Talk
New Features of ZK Spreadsheet 1.0.0 RC
In this article, Dennis Chen shows you new features of ZK Spreadsheet 1.0.0 RC, read this article to know what ZK Spreadsheet can do for you.
Jul
03
News
Coding Stuff: ZK Example Application with: Maven, Spring, Hibernate, Acegi
Andre van der Schyff shares an example about using ZK with Maven, Spring, and Acegi in his blog. This example includes a full Spring / Acegi setup, packaged with Maven, and a couple of screens that actually does your regular search / crud operations. Download the project.
Jul
01
News
[IMPORTANT] ZK Forum Moved!!
The brand new ZK-based forum has been opened! From now on, SourceForge forum is stopped, so please post your questions and share your ideas here. We look forward to meeting you at the new forum.
Jul
01
News
ZK Named Finalist in 3 Categories
Congratulations! ZK has been selected as a finalist in 3 categories at 2008 SourceForge Community Choice Awards!! Vote ZK for "Best Project for the Enterprise", "Most Likely to Be the Next $1B Acquisition", and "Best Tool or Utility for Developers" now!!
Jul
01
Small Talk
Using Panel to Lay out Your Website
In this article, Jumper Chen instantiates you how to use the Panel component to lay out your website.
Jul
01
Small Talk
Using Columnlayout Component
In this article, Grace Lin illustrates you how to use the Columnlayout component.
Jun
27
Small Talk
Using Spinner Component
In this article, Grace Lin illustrates you how to use the Spinner component.
Jun
26
Release
ZK Spreadsheet 1.0.0 RC1 released.
In this version, ZK Spreadsheet adds more friendly key controls on client side, provides a highlight area to mark a range of cells and fixed more bugs.
Jun
24
News
[IMPORTANT] ZK Forum Transfer Notice: Brand New Forum Coming Soon!
We are here to announce that we've finished hardware migration, and the brand new ZK forum (implemented by ZK, of course) will be formally opened shortly. By then, current SourceForge forum will be stopped, and we will guide you to comment/post to the new forum. We look forward to meeting you.
Jun
24
Release
ZK 3.0.6 released.
Over 26 new features and 37 bugs fixed, ZK 3.0.6 focuses mainly on fixing bugs. Moreover, forward attribute supports passing object, and all components support keyevent, and more ease-of-use utilities are introduced.
Jun
24
Small Talk
New Features of ZK 3.0.6
Robbie Cheng guides you through the most exciting new additions to ZK 3.0.6.
Jun
23
Release
ZK 2.4.3 released.
ZK 2.4.3 is a maintenance update to ZK 2.4. It is for developers who have to keep using ZK 2.4 for a while. For other developers, ZK 3.0.5 or later is strongly recommended for the better features, performance and stability.
Jun
20
Small Talk
ZK Google Maps 2.0_8 is released.
Two more features are supported. Now you can assign maximum and minum zoom levels to the Gmarkers and get current bounds of the Gmaps.
Jun
19
News
ZK ranked in 100 Freebies 2007
"100 Freebies 2007" is a list of free software for home and office popular in 2007. ZK is the only Ajax framework selected. Google Docs, Firefox 2.0, Eclipse, 7-Zip, Liferay,...and other 94 projects are also in the list.
Jun
17
ZK Forge
ZK FCKeditor 2.6.1_1 is released.
It is upgraded to FCKeditor 2.6.1.
What's new?
Jun
13
News
[NOTICE] Apology for Inconvenience
The purpose of this is to convey to you our sincere apologies for any inconvenience you may have experienced recently with respect to visiting our website. We are sorry to tell you that we perform some major infrastructure maintenance for server upgrade. We promise that the website will be running smoothly in the following few days. Thanks for you patience!
Jun
13
Small Talk
Use Load-On-Demand to Handle Huge Data
In this article, Marcos de Sousa shows you how to use paging component to improve the performance while displaying huge data.
Jun
10
News
ZK 3.0.6 will be released!
ZK 3.0.6 is going to be released in the near future, please test the freshly of 3.0.6 6/10 on your applications. And don't forget giving us feedback if there exists any problem.
Jun
10
Small Talk
A Telecom Network Graph On Google Maps
In this article, Charles Pao shows you using ZK Google Maps Component to develop a Telecom Network Graph On Google Maps.
Jun
09
Small Talk
Best Model-View-Controller Patterns.
In this article, Simon Massey, AVP, Marsh, the world's #1 risk specialist, introduces you to the best mvc patterns from their true experiences.
Jun
06
Release
ZK Spreadsheet 1.0.0 Beta3 released.
In this version, ZK Spreadsheet supports more user interaction ability. For example , select a row, column or a range of cells. Insert/delete columns and rows, merge/unmerge cells and enlarge max columns/rows dynamically.
Jun
03
News
ZK Named Finalist in eWEEK Excellence Awards
Congratulations! ZK has been selected as a finalist in Application Development category in the 8th Annual eWEEK Excellence Awards.
The eWEEK Excellence Awards provides enterprise professionals with a comprehensive benchmark for assessing a wide range of technology products and services. Evaluating the entries is a panel of experts including eWEEK Labs analysts and eWEEK Corporate Partners - senior enterprise IT professionals. The winners will be announced on June 9th.
Jun
03
News
ZK Developer's Guide: Building CRUD Application with the ZK Framework
Have you read the book ZK Developer's Guide? With the help of this article extracted from the book, you should be able to build your own applications based on the ZK framework.
May
30
News
Style Guide is updated.
The complete style guide of ZK components has been released.
It's easy to cutomize your own style! Here is an example of silver theme.
We welcome your contributon of theme to the ZK community. If you're interested in, please contact the project lead Marcos de Sousa directly.

Jun
05
Small Talk
Embedding Flash into ZK applications.
In this article, Bernd Will, project leader of OpenPavilion and a senior project manager at "Siemens Industry" sector will guide you through how to integrate ZK with Flash...
May
27
Small Talk
ZK vs. Ajax JSF Components: Simplicity Matters!
"From the previous articles ZK vs. GWT, the importance and advantages of server centric architecture were discussed and outlined. ... There are more and more Ajax frameworks adapt this architecture like ZK, Backbase, Richface and so on. In this article, ZK will be compared with one of Ajax JSF components sets-ICEfaces."
May
27
Small Talk
Add Summary Field for Grouping
In this article, Robbie Cheng shows you how to add summary field for grouping.
May
23
Small Talk
Various Functions in Spreadsheet
In this article, Ivan Cheng will demonstrate various functions in spreadsheet.
May
22
News
Taifex Case Study (pdf)
Taiwan Futures Exchange, top 18 futures exchange in the world, recently launched the next generation Web Transaction Monitoring System (WTMS) with ZK to monitor 40,000 transactions per second for assuring a total amount of 2 billion dollars trading per day.
45-minute system down might lost more than 650,000 US dollars.? As far as TAIFEX is concerned, they expect a real-time and reliable system to detect abnormal futures trading and... Read the whole story
May
20
Small Talk
Server Push with a Stock Chart Example
In this article, Grace Lin illustrated how to use server push.
May
20
Small Talk
Generate Huge Data Report in a Second
In this article, Ivan Cheng will demonstrate how to generate huge data report in a second with ZK Spreadsheet.
May
19
News
Dr.Dobb's Espanol: La Plataforma ZK (Spanish)
ZK is introduced on the cover page of Dr.Dobb's Spanish Edition in April. The article includes using the platform, defining the forms, integrate with HTML, JSP and JSF, and so on.
May
18
Release
ZK Mobile 0.8.8 released.
This version is a compatible release. It now works with ZK 3.0.5 and later. Write your ZK Mobile applications the same way as you have done with ZUL and ZHTML components.
May
15
News
[IMPORTANT] ZK Forum Transfer Notice
We are moving ZK forum from SourceForge.net to a brand new system based on ZK shortly.
The transfer is scheduled on May 26th. By then, current forum will be stopped, so please post your questions to the new forum.
The new forum is under test now: login with guest/guest to discover!
May
14
News
Spread the word of ZK in German
Thanks for Bernd Will, who wrote an introduction about ZK in German. If you would love to spread the word of ZK to the world, don't hesitate to contact us. Thank you!
May
13
News
SF 2008 Community Choice Awards Open: Nominate ZK Now!
Thank you for your support -- ZK has been chosen as the finalist of "Best Tool and Utility for Developers," "Best User Support", and "Best Technical Design" in 2007. Now, the 2008 Community Choice Awards has been opened. If you like ZK, nominate ZK for Best Tool or Utility for Developers and more...
May
09
News
ZK Forum Test Drive
Login and leave your messages on this brand new ZK Forum, and don't forget to share us your comments. (login/pass: guest/guest)
Note that this is a demo version and all the data will be lost. To post your questions regarding ZK, visit here.
May
09
Release
Component Developer's Guide is released.
The Component Development Guide describes how to develop ZK components. And, we welcome your contributions to the ZK community.
Don't hesitate to contact us if you want to contribute!
May
09
Small Talk
Using Timeplot component-Part II
In this article, Gu Wei Xing, China, illustrates you how to use the timeplot component-Part II.
May
07
Small Talk
Integrate ZK Spreadsheet with Spring
In this article, Ivan Cheng will demonstrate how to integrate ZK Spreadsheet with Spring.
May
06
Small Talk
Using Timeplot component-Part I
In this article, Gu Wei Xing, China, illustrates you how to use the timeplot component.
May
06
Release
ZK Timeplot 1.0_1 is released.
Timeplot is a DHTML-based AJAXy widget for for plotting time series and overlay time-based events over them.
The integeration with ZK is contributed by Gu Wei Xing, China. Download here.
May
06
Small Talk
Learn About How Grouping Works with Live Data
In this article, Jumper Chen shows you how to use grouping with live data.
May
02
Small Talk
Learn About Grouping with Listbox and Grid
In this article, Jumper Chen instantiates you how to use the grouping feature.
May
02
Release
ZK Spreadsheet 1.0.0 Beta2 released.
In this version, ZK Spreadsheet can display images which in .xls file, And provides mouse event, key event and some other events to intercept editing value of cells.
Apr
30
Release
ZK 3.0.5 released.
Over 10 new features and 35 bugs fixed, ZK 3.0.5 focuses mainly on fixing bugs. Morever, a user-friendier way to handle server's out-of-service is introduced. And the client side library is improved for easier component development.
Apr
30
Small Talk
New Features of ZK 3.0.5
Robbie Cheng guides you through the most exciting new additions to ZK 3.0.5.
Apr
29
News
JavaOne Pavilion Countdown: 7 Days to Go!
Join us at JavaOne Pavilion! See live demo, talk to core developers and get ZK's original T-shirt!
ZK is located in pod 1224-3, Start-Up Row. Download 1 day pass.
Apr
28
News
Style Guide is released.
More than 30 components style guide has been released. Hurry to cutomize your own style!
Moreover, we welcome your contributon of theme to the ZK community. If you're interested in, please contact the project lead Marcos de Sousa directly.

Apr
25
Release
ZK Studio 0.5.3 released..
ZK Studio 0.5.3 is released, including the feature of creating zul file. And the project has been moved to http://sourceforge.net/projects/zkstudio/. Join the development of this project right the way!
Apr
25
Small Talk
Change the Style of Spreadsheet within 1 Min
In this article, Ivan Cheng will demonstrate how to change the style of spreadsheet with JavaBean.
Apr
24
Release
ZK Mobile for Android 0.8.2 released.
Thanks for Simon Blitzner's help to make it compatiple with Android-SDK-m5.
Download the quickstart guide right the way!
Apr
18
Small Talk
Use JavaBean in Excel with ZK Spreadsheet
In this article, Ivan Cheng will demonstrate how ZK Spreadsheet use JavaBean directly in Excel.
Apr
14
News
ZK 3.0.5 will be released!
ZK 3.0.5 is going to be released in the near future, please test the freshly of 3.0.5 4/14 on your applications. And don't forget giving us feedback if there exists any problem.
Apr
11
News
Case Study - Marque Ja! scheduling system (pdf)
By integrating ZK into the system, it eliminates the use of cartridge BPM4Struts. The architecture of ZK + SPRING + HIBERNATE makes it much easier to understand and maintain.? Read the whole story to find out how Marque Ja! is developed with ZK.
Apr
08
Small Talk
How to Build a Rich Excel Report with ZK Spreadsheet
In this article, Ivan Cheng demonstrates you how to build a rich Excel report with ZK Spreadsheet.
Apr
03
Release
ZK Spreadsheet 1.0.0 Beta released.
This version is beta release and supports some important features such as merge cells and freeze panel.
Apr
02
Release
ZK Yui Ext 0.6.4 released.
This version is a compatible release and bugs fixed. It now works with ZK 3.0.4 and later.
Apr
01
Small Talk
New Features of ZK JSP Tags 1.2.0
In this article, Ian Tsai guides you through the most exciting new additions to ZK JSP Tags 1.2.0.
Mar
25
Release
ZK 3.0.4 released.
Over 26 new features and 97 bugs fixed, ZK 3.0.4 focuses mainly on fixing bugs and improving performance. The performance of Grid/Listbox/Tree is much improved by introducing the concept of fixed-layout. Jython Interpreter is supported. Morever, more easy-to-use utils are provided.
Mar
25
Small Talk
New Features of ZK 3.0.4
Robbie Cheng guides you through the most exciting new additions to ZK 3.0.4.
Mar
21
Small Talk
Component Development Tutorial
In this article, Grace Lin illustrated how to develop a new ZK component.
Mar
19
News
UVM: Workflow automation in AJAX applications - zkWorkflow
After successfully developing OLMaps and zkDiagram, The Ecoinformatics Collaboratory of the University of Vermont has created zkWorkflow - workflow automation in AJAX applications. zkWorkflow makes it possible to define AJAX user interfaces independent from the workflow of the application, allowing simple triggering of workflow actions by means of trigger components, and communicating transitions of state to all UI components through ZK events. See demo.
Mar
14
News
Visit ZK at JavaOne Pavilion
SAVE THE DATE!!
Visit ZK at JavaOne Pavilion on May 6-8, 2008 @ The Moscone Center, San Francisco.
Mar
11
News
ZK Studio 0.5.2 is released.
ZK Studio 0.5.2 is an Eclipse plug-in to help you to development ZK Web Application. Learn how to use it in: ZK Studio 0.5.2 User Guide.
Mar
10
News
ZK 3.0.4 will be released!
ZK 3.0.4 is going to be released in the near future, please test the freshly of 3.0.4 3/10 on your applications. And don't forget giving us feedback if there exists any problem. Take a look at the new features of 3.0.4.
Feb
22
Small Talk
ZK vs. GWT: Server-Centric Matters!
"At the first glance, developers will consider that these 2 frameworks are similar: both allow the developer to use Java, and they both, support AJAX user interface components. Probe a little more closely into the mechanism behind both frameworks and you will see that ZK and GWT work in an entirely different fashion..." - Find the right tool for the right job.
Feb
18
Small Talk
ZK JSF Components 2.0 Released
In this article, Jeff Liu announces the release of ZK JSF Components 2.0
Feb
15
News
Style Guide is released.
It's an early release of style guide which introduces the way to customize the layout of XUL components.

Feb
14
News
Ruby on ZK 0.3.0 released
ROZK is an open source tool to build CRUD forms with jRuby and ZK with minimal codes, created by David Cheung. ROZK 0.3.0 has just been released with new features such as auto-gen menu, auto-gen grid and searching by examples.
Feb
06
Small Talk
ZK Studio, An Eclipse Plug-in to Quick start Your ZK Project
In this article, Ian Tsai demonstrates you how to use ZK Studio to start your Dynamic Project more easily.
Feb
05
Small Talk
Extend your Web Application to Android - An Example of Google Calendar
In this article, Robbie Cheng demonstrates you how to extend your web application to Android using Google Calendar as an example.
Feb
05
Release
ZK Mobile for Android 0.8.1 released.
More HIL components are supported, including Listbox, Listitem, Datebox, Timebox, and etc. Download the quickstart guide right the way!
Feb
05
ZK Forge
ZK Google Calendar 0.8.1 released
More operations are supported toward calendar, and calendar event (ex. insert, update, delete).
Feb
04
Small Talk
New Features of ZK Spreadsheet 0.7.0
In this article, Dennis shows you new features of ZK Spreadsheet 0.7.0, including demos of cell styles and load-on-demand.
Feb
04
Small Talk
Graphics with ZK Canvas Component
In this article, Willy Chiang demonstrates you how to use Canvas component.
Feb
01

A late congratulation to LLNL - 2007 Duke's Choice Awards
Congratulations!! The 3D CSI product by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) won the "Creative Use of Java Technology End to End" in 2007 Duke's Choice Awards. CSI is a platform-independent command-and-control software for the Department of Energy, powered by Java SE 6 platform, OpenGL binding, Swing, Java EE platform, EJB(TM) annotations, and ZK framework!
Feb
01
Release
ZK 3.0.3 released.
Over 8 new features and 22 bugs fixed, ZK 3.0.3 focuses mainly on fixing bugs and improving performance. More languages are supported for messages, and more formats are supported to JasperReports.
Jan
30
News
Case Study - Easit Manager Suite (pdf)
Maybe you have seen this fantastic flash demo - Easit AB with ZK already.
Wanna know more about it? Check out the Easit Case Study right now!
Jan
30
ZK Forge
ZK Google Maps 2.0_7 is released.
Six more features are supported. Now you can draw polygons and attach images on the maps.
Jan
29
ZK Forge
ZK FCKeditor 2.5.1_1 is released.
It is upgraded to FCKeditor 2.5.1 and fixed Bug 1876996.
Jan
23
Release
ZK Yui Ext 0.6.3 released.
This version is a compatible release. It now works with ZK 3.0.2 and later.
Jan
22
Release
ZK 3.0.2 released.
Over 30 new features and 44 bugs fixed, ZK 3.0.2 focuses mainly on fixing bugs and improving performance. New features include JasperReports, data-binding supports Combobox, JpaUtil to integrates J2EE, and etc.
Jan
22
Small Talk
New Features of ZK 3.0.2
Robbie Cheng guides you through the most exciting new additions to ZK 3.0.2.
Jan
21
News
IBM developerWorks: Generate Ajax J2EE Web applications with jpa2web
In this article, Maximo Gurmendez leads you to learn about, try, and contribute to a new open source tool, jpa2web, to generate J2EE Ajax-based Web applications from JPA-annotated beans. Applications generated by this tool allow an end user to add, delete, search, modify and interconnect instances of database-synchronized objects with a ZK-based UI.
Jan
21
News
Dr.Dobb's: The ZK Framework: AJAX applications in Java - without JavaScript
Andrzej Sekula, a systems developer in Oslo offers a tutorial on how to use ZK, including defining the forms, beautifying the page and creating ZUL components.
Jan
18
Small Talk
Report with ZK Jasperreport Component
In this article, Grace Lin demostrates you how to use Jasperreport component.
Jan
15
News
UVM : Two new packages coming: OLMaps and zkDiagram
A few month ago, The Ecoinformatics Collaboratory of the University of Vermont started to integrate ZK with OpenLayers and develop a series of GIS components. Now, UVM has annouced that the alpha version has been finished, supporting spatial mapping, run time WKT shape setting, server communication, and so on. Futhermore, UVM has started zkDiagram, an integration of ZK and draw2d library by Andreas Hertz.
Jan
15
Release
ZK Mobile for Android 0.8.0 released.
The initial release of ZK Mobile Computing for Android. The ZK Mobile for Android includes basic HIL components, and a browser of Android. It is easy for you to extend your web application to mobile devices. Download the quickstart guide right the way!
Jan
08
Roadmap 2008 is ready.
It provides the ZK community guidance and visibility on the future directions of ZK.
Your feedback is highly appreciated.
Jan
07
Small Talk
ZK CodePress
In this article, Thomas Muller demonstrates his implmentation of a new ZK component for handling code editor with syntax highlighting.
Jan
04
Release
ZK Spreadsheet 0.6.0 released
This is an early release of ZK Spreadsheet which supports resizeable column, text overflow, formula and etc.
Jan
04
Small Talk
ListModel and Databinding Enhanced Combobox
In this article, Jumper Chen shows you how to use ListModel and Databinding with Combobox.
Jan
04
Small Talk
A Preview of ZK Mobile for Android
In this article, Robbie Cheng demonstrates you some basic HIL (Handset Interactive Language) components.
Jan
03
News
REM 1.3.0 for ZK 3.0.1 + NetBeans 6.0 is released
REM, created by Minjie Zha and Frederic Jean from Sun Micro is a NetBeans module for ZK application development. It supports ZUL syntax highlighting, auto indent, code folding, code hyperlink navigation and code completion. Version 1.3.0 which supports ZK 3.0.1 and NetBeans 6.0/5.5 has just been released here.
Dec
27
Small Talk
Prompt the User before Doing a Long Operation with Echo Event
In this article, Jumper Chen show you how to use these two methods - echoEvent and showBusy.
Dec
25
Small Talk
Using ZK JpaUtil - Retrieve EntityManager and EntityManagerFactory
In this article, Jeff Liu presents usage of ZK JpaUtil and OpenEntityManagerInView.
Dec
21
Small Talk
A Preview of ZK Spreadsheet Component
In this article, Dennis Chen shows the preview of ZK Spreadsheet Component, which already has UI and is easy to use for user and developer.
Dec
19
News
Manageability: Top Ten Obscure but Useful Java Open Source Projects - Circa 2007
Too bad, ZK ranked in top ten :(   Friends, spread the word about ZK. Let everyone know ZK. Post your articles, blogs, thoughts to let the world know how you like ZK today!
Dec
19
ZK Forge
ZK FCKeditor 2.5.0_1 is released.
It is upgraded to FCKeditor 2.5.
Dec
19
Release
ZK 2.4.2 released.
ZK 2.4.2 is a maintenance update to ZK 2.4. It is for developers that have to keep using ZK 2.4 for a while. For other developers, ZK 3.0.1 or later is strongly recommended for the better features, performance and stability.
Dec
17
Release
ZK 3.0.1 released.
Over 39 new features and 59 bugs fixed, ZK 3.0.1 focuses mainly on fixing bugs and improving performance. New feature include GenericComposer, GenericEventListener, data-binding supports Map, integration with EJB, and etc.
Dec
17
Small Talk
New Features of ZK 3.0.1
Robbie Cheng guides you through the most exciting new additions to ZK 3.0.1.
Dec
07
Small Talk
Using ZK JndiVariableResolver - Retrieve Session Beans and EntityManagerFactory.
In this article, Jeff Liu demostrates how to use ZK JndiVariableResolver.
Nov
29
News
Project Management System with ZK by Easit AB
Easit AB, founded in Sweden, develops software for people and organisations who deliver support and customer service, covering processes around time reporting, project management, asset manages, and CRM. Take a look at their new system using ZK here.
Nov
29
Small Talk
The Trilogy of ZK's MVC Adventure.
In this article, Robbie Cheng guides you to experience the evolution of ZK's MVC approach.
Nov
27
News
Chances only for those who can do ZK !
"If you're a developer looking for a ZK-centric job in Foster City, CA then you should check out this link." A leading provider of integrated digital marketing solutions is looking for a ZK-centric developer. Requirements: 2+years JavaScript/DHTML/HTML/CSS ("Ajax") experience, Experience with ZK a big plus, Hands on experience with Java or JavaScript Ajax frameworks... . Make your life better with ZK !
Nov
26
Release
ZK JSF Components 1.0.0 released.
In this release, more features of ZK 3.0 are supported, includes borderayout, auxhead, macro component, initiator, apply attribute and etc.
Nov
26
News
More ZK books: ZK Developer's Guide coming soon!
In this book, Markus Staeuble and Juergen Schumacher steps you through the ZK framework with examples, including optimization, localization, and creating custom components. The book is expected to be released in December, and is available for pre-order now.
Nov
22
Release
ZK Seam 0.8.1 released.
This version is a compatible release. It now works with ZK 3.0.0 and later.
Nov
21
News
devphone: ZK Framework Releases Android Extension
devphone, established by the co-founders of Ajaxian.com, is the first cross-platform place for mobile developers to communicate. "With ZK's server-centric architecture, developing Android application becomes a very easy task. ZK mobile developers only need to write MIL (Mobile Interactive Language) files in ZK tags without understanding Android SDK detailly..."
Nov
20
Release
ZeroKode 0.8.1 released.
This version is a compatible release. It now works with ZK 3.0.0 and later.
Nov
19
Small Talk
Keylistener Component.
In this article, Bobo Haggstrom demonstrates his implmentation of a new ZK component for handling keyboard shortcuts.
Nov
19
Small Talk
Report with ZK : Using JasperReports As an Example.
In this article, Henri Chen demonstrates the standard practice to handle reports with ZK.
Nov
17
Release
ZK JSP Tags 1.1.0 released.
With ZK JSP Tags, you can use ZUML tags in your existing JSP pages. Macro components, apply and forward attributes, ZK Layout component, and all the new features provided since ZK 3.0.0 are supported in this release.
Nov
15
Release
ZK Yui Ext 0.6.2 released.
This version is a compatible release. It now works with ZK 3.0.0 and later.
Nov
14
Small Talk
Win Android $10 Million Developer Challenge by ZK Mobile for Android ;-)
In this article, Dennis and Jeff demonstrate how ZK brings the simplicity to the development of Google Phones (Open Handset Alliance) applications. Though a very early version (it took only 10 hours), it reveals many advantages unique to the server-centric mobile architecture.
Nov
13
News
Come visit ZK at ICESA 2007
ICESA, International Conference on Enterprise Systems and Applications 2007 will be hold on Dec.12-13 in Taipei, Taiwan. ZK will hold a panel discussion and give a 2-hour lecture. Experts from Korea, HongKong, and Singapore are also joining this event.
Nov
12
Small Talk
Integrates ZK with Grails.
Island Chen guides you to integrate ZK with Grails step by step.

Nov
08
News
The Developer's Guide has been released.


Nov
07
Release
ZK Mobile 0.8.7 released.
This version is a compatible release. It now works with ZK 3.0.0 and later. Write your ZK Mobile applications the same way as you have done with ZUL and ZHTML components.
Nov
06
Release
ZK 3.0 released.
Over 100 new features and 164 bug fixed, server push, ZK layout components, theme support for ZK components, and easier way to realize MVC approach. Let's check it out!
Nov
06
Small Talk
New Features of ZK 3.0
Robbie Cheng guides you through the most exciting new additions to ZK 3.0 since ZK 2.4.1.
Nov
06
News
Kemo's Diary -ZK:Seasar2 (Japanese)
A Japanese user, Kemo, offers a step-by-step tutorial on how to use Seasar2's S2JDBC to access database in ZK.
Nov
01
News
JavaEye: ZK plugin for Grails
Grails is an open-source web application framework that leverages the Groovy language and complements Java Web development. flyisland, an engineer from BEA shares a ZK plug-in with a tutorial in his blog to combine the best of two worlds.
Oct
29
ZK is going its way to Beijing�Xcome with us!
Tom Yeh, the founder of ZK, will have a speech at Dr. Dobbs Software Development 2.0 Conference on November 30, 2007. This is co-produced by China's largest IT technology community (CSDN) and the U.S. leading IT technology media company (CMP Technology). Tom Yeh will talk about how ZK works with OSS and goes its own way.

Oct
22
Release
ZK JSF Components 0.9.0 released.
This version works with ZK 3.0 RC2 and adds ActionSource feature on Button, Menuitem and Toolbarbutton.
Oct
19
Release
ZK 3.0 RC2 released.
Over 22 new features and 56 bug fixed, the ZK layout component, and SimpleListModelSharer which integrates Server Push and ListModel.
Oct
19
Small Talk
New Features of ZK 3.0 RC2
Robbie Cheng guides you through the most exciting new additions to ZK 3.0 RC2.
Oct
18
CIOL: Implementing Ajax with ZK
"Ajax technology, as part of Web 2.0, came as a boon to the developers to create dynamic and responsive interfaces, but writing JavaScripts was still an overhead. The answer to this problem comes as ZK...". In this article, CIOL introduces ZK and explains the use of ZK 3.0 RC which is included in the latest issue of PCQ Extreme DVD.
CIOL - CYBERMEDIA INDIA ONLINE LIMITED is India's first website to focus on Information Technology. With 5000 pages of updates per month, CIOL has become the must-visit destination of Top IT professionals, solution providers, CIOs and CEOs of Indian enterprises.

Oct
17
UVM proposed to develop standards-compliant OpenGIS mapping components
The Ecoinformatics Collaboratory of the University of Vermont planned to integrate ZK with OpenLayers and develop a series of GIS components. One of their continuing efforts is to make information web-accessible more effectively, and thus the processes of natural systems can become a language understood by both humans and computers. Ferdinando Villa, Research Professor, and his colleagues have come up with a completed proposal, and any feedback will be cordially appreciated.

Oct
12
News
Javamagazin: Web-Frameworks: ZK vs. Struts vs. JSF - an Experience Report (German)
"Web-Frameworks: ZK vs. Struts vs. JSF - ein Erfahrungsbericht", the latest topic on Javamagazin, the largest Java magazine in German is now available for download (pdf).
Oct
12
Small Talk
Integrate Server Push with ListModel - SimpleListModelSharer
In this article, Dennis Chen shows you a convenient class which integrates Server Push and ListModel to share single ListModel to multiple desktops.
Oct
09
News
DocBook of Developer's Reference is released.
For ease of use, the HTML version of developer's reference is released.

Oct
03
Blog do Urubatan: ZK Framework - The Simplest Way to Make a Web Application Rich (Portuguese)
Marcos de Sousa from Bank BCI Fomento, has written a review of ZK in Portuguese on Blog do Urubatan, one of the most popular Brazilian IT blogger. "Simplicidade e um dos valores de base do ZK. Outra das facilidades que se encontra nessa framework... A criacao de novos/customizados componentes e bastante simples. A documentacao e muito boa e bem detalhada." (Portuguese) (Simplicity is one of the fundamental values of ZK. Another one is easiness... The creation of new or customized component is sufficiently simple, and the documentation is very good because it provides everything in detail.)

Sep
28
Small Talk
A Simple, Flexible, and Powerful ZK Layout
In addition to ZK-Ext Layout component, Jumper Chen shows you the new ZK Layout which is easier and more flexible. More important, much smaller footprint and higher performance on the client side.
Sep
27
News
Javamagazin: Web Frameworks Comparison: Struts, JSF and ZK
Daniel Seiler, a founder of EBPM AG, has written an article to compare Struts, JSF and ZK on the cover of the latest issue of Javamagazin, the largest Java magazine in German. In this 9-page article, Daniel has a deep analysis of their strength and weakness. "Doch das ganze Komponentenmodell von ZK und die Tatsache, dass der Entwickler eigentlich nie mit Ajax bzw. JavaScript direkt in Beruhrung kommt, sondern auf einem viel hoheren Abstraktionsniveau programmiert, haben mich sehr positiv uberrascht. Der reiche Satz an fertigen Komponenten und die intuitive und logische Architektur des ZK-Frameworks haben mir beim Entwickeln der Beispielapplikation viel Spas bereitet."(German)(The rich set of completed components and the intuitive and logical architecture of ZK brings much fun for me.)

Sep
21
Small Talk
A Sip of the ZK Spreadsheet Component
In this article, Henri Chen shows you the new ZK spreadsheet component.
Sep
21
ZK Accessibility Compliance

Millions of people have disabilities that affect their use of the Web. Whereas, current most Web sites and web applications have accessibility barriers that make users grapple. Now, it is an legal act in the United States and other countries (see Section 508A and W3C Accessibility). Futhermore, live region(DHTML & AJAX) is greater challenge to developers in this issue due to its techique. Therefore, providing a suitable framework to help developers breaking these barriers is one of main goals in ZK development. See our efforts so far:

Sep
19
Release
ZK JSP Tags 1.0 released.
ZK JSP Tags enriches your existent JSP pages with the ZUL tags.
Sep
19
Release
ZK JSF Components 0.8.1 released.
This version works with ZK 3.0 RC and can run in Apache MyFaces 1.1.5 too.
Sep
18
Release
ZK Mobile 0.8.6 released.
Two new features are supported and eight bugs are fixed in this version. And it now works with ZK 3.0RC and later. Write your ZK Mobile applications the same way as you have done with ZUL and ZHTML components.
Sep
17
ZK Forge
ZK Yui-Ext (yuiextz) 0.6.1 is released.
In this version, we support a new component(Y-Image) in Y-Grid, fix some bugs, and support for ZK 3.0.0 RC version.
Sep
14
Small Talk
Five Times Faster - The Performance Test On ZK 3.0 RC
In this article, Dennis Chen shows you the performance test result on ZK 3.0 RC.
Sep
14
Release
ZK 3.0 RC released.
Over 55 new features and 48 bug fixes, including server push, pluggable EL evaluator, TreeModel, XML support, JSP, JSF and more. Best of all it is 4~5 times faster than ever!
Sep
14
Small Talk
New Features of ZK 3.0 RC
Robbie Cheng introduces you the most exciting new additions to ZK 3.0 RC.
Sep
10
ZK Forge
ZK Timeline (timelinez) 1.2_1 is released.
WeXing Gu ported to MIT Timeline 1.2, fixed some bugs, and integrated JSON (so no additional jar file is required).
Sep
06
Come visit ZK at OSC2007 Tokyo (Japanese)
Tokyo Open Source Conference 2007, one of the largest open source event in Japan, will be hold on Oct. 5-6. ZK is going to live demo ZK, ZK mobile, and will hold a seminar for discussion. Come visit the ZK booth!
For detail, please refer to OSC2007 Tokyo/Fall (Japanese).
Aug
30
Small Talk
ZK RSS Publish Revisit: Implemented with ZK XML Components
In this article, Ian Tsai refactored ZK RSS use ZK 2.5.0 new features: ZK XML output & ZK native namespace.
Aug
24
Small Talk
Enrich Your JSF Applications with ZK Today!
In this article, Dennis Chen shows you how to use ZK JSF components to enrich your JSF applications.
Aug
24
ZK JSF Components 0.8.0 released.
ZK has integrated JSF now! That means you can develop Ajaxified JSF applications with ZK. The features of JSF like ValueBinding, Converter, Validator and so on, are supported in this version.
Aug
23
Small Talk
Enrich the Layout of ZK with Ext JS
In this article, Jumper Chen demonstrates you how to enrich the Layout of ZK with Ext JS.
Aug
21
Small Talk
Simple and Intuitive Server Push with a Chat Room Example
In this article, Robbie Cheng demonstrates you how to implement a chat room with server push.
Aug
16
IBM developerWorks:Improve your brain age with a simple web quiz application
Guy Bowerman, IBM's senior software engineer shows you the way to develope a web quiz game with ZK.
Aug
16
Dev2Dev: A SIP OF ZK
Dhrubojyoti Kayal, Senior Consultant with Capgemini Consulting offers a step-by-step tutorial of getting started with ZK.
Aug
16
Small Talk
ZK Tree Model
In this article, Jeff Liu demonstrates how to use the new added TreeModel.
Aug
13
ZK Jsp Tags 0.9.1 released.
ZK JSP Tags Version 0.9.1 is a Jsp Tag Library which let you use all ZK core Component's in your JSP pages. It provides an easy way to extend your own component and let you mashup your familiar JSP tag libs such as JSTL all together. In this version we began to support Annotation, undeffered ZScript and Initiator.
Aug
13
Small Talk
Draw A Route On Your Google Maps: Integrating Gpolyline
In this article, Henri Chen demonstrates how to use the new added gpolyline component and other new features of the recently released ZK gmapsz library.
Aug
13
Small Talk
ZK JSP Tag Lib Support Initiator and Annotation
In this article, Ian Tsai shows two new features Initiator and Annotation in ZK JSP Tags, which make annotated databinding possible in JSP.
Aug
10
ZK Forge
ZK GMaps (gmapsz) 2.0_4 is released. Gpolyline is supported. Gmarker supports changing icon image and other parameters. You can also set Gmarker draggable and handle onMarkerDrop event now. Gmaps support setMapType and onMapDoubleClick event. Download here.
Aug
08
Small Talk
Access Seasar Components as Variables
In this article, Dennis Chen shows you how to access Seasar Components as Variables in ZK
Aug
03
Small Talk
Y-Grid Support Drag-Drop and DataBinding
In this article, Jumper Chen will introduce the five most exciting new additions to yuiextz 0.5.2.
Aug
02
Small Talk
How to Integrate ZK with Seam
In this article, Dennis Chen shows you how to integrate ZK with Seam.
Aug
02
ZK Seam 0.8.0 released.
ZK Seam Version 0.8.0 is a Library which let you integrate ZK with JBoss Seam.
Aug
02
Small Talk
Use ZK JSP Tags in Your JSP Pages
In this article, Ian Tsai shows how to use ZK JSP Tag library in a JSP Web application.
Jul
31
ZK Jsp Tags 0.9.0 released.
ZK Jsp Tags Version 0.9.0 is a Jsp Tag Library which let you use all ZK core Component's in your jsp pages. It provides an easy way to extend your own component and let you mashup your familiar jsp tag libs such as JSTL all together.
Jul
27
Small Talk
Behind The Scene: Integrating Ext Grid
In this article, Jumper Chen illustrated how to develop the Ext Grid as a ZK component.
Jul
27
The ServerSide.COM: ZK Rich Client Framework and Agile Development
Cameron Smith, Director of Projects at Database, Lda, first explains why ZK not only allow for more pleasing, powerful UIs, but aid in applying an "Agile" development methodology, based on his real experiecnces. In the latter half of the article, he offers a tutorial through the basics of introducing ZK into your existing web application.
Jul
26
Small Talk
ZK Using Grinder 3.0
In this article, Gerard Cristofol presents a way to use Grinder easily with the new 2.4.1 Id Generator feature.
Jul
26
Small Talk
Build Zk Mobile Twitter Application in 15 Minutes
In this article, Jeff Liu presents you how to build Zk Mobile Twitter application in 15 Minutes
Apr
19
Small Talk
ZK Automated Tests
In this article, Gerard Cristofol presents a way to run automated tests from home-made zul scripts.
Jul
25
ZK Tutorial released.
ZK Tutorial is an introductory tutorial for new users of ZK. By guiding you to develope a simple web application with database, it explains all the basics of ZK step by step. It is the fastest way to get started with ZK.
Jul
24
Small Talk
New ZK Flash Based Components
In this article, Jeff Liu will guide u through how to embed your flash component in ZK application by using ZK flash component.
Jul
24
Small Talk
Google Calendar Service on ZK Mobile
In this article, Ian Tsai shows how to build a ZK Mobile client application to access Google Calendar Service.
Jul
20
Small Talk
New Features of yuiextz 0.5.1.
In this article, Jumper Chen will introduce the four most exciting new additions to yuiextz 0.5.1.
Jul
17
Small Talk
Integrating Google Calendar with ZK Timeline Component
In this article, Ian Tsai shows how to integrate Google Calendar Service with ZK Timeline component.
Jul
17
ZK Forge
ZK FCKeditor 2.4.3_1 is released.
It is upgraded to FCKeditor 2.4.3.
Jul
16
Release
ZK Mobile 0.8.5 released.
Add five more useful ZK Mobile components. Support predifined history URLs. Support default URL. Support autoRun flag. Write your ZK Mobile applications the same way as you have done with ZUL and ZHTML components.
Jul
12
Small Talk
Using Timebox Component
In this article, Dennis Chen will demonstrate how to use timebox component for you.
Jul
10
Small Talk
ZK RSS API Part III: Make Your RSS Publishing More Easily with ZK
In this article, Ian Tsai shows how to use ZRSS ZUML Tag Library to publish Your RSS more easily.
Jul
06
Small Talk
New Features of ZK 2.4.1
Tom Yeh and Henri Chen introduce you the most exciting new additions to ZK 2.4.1.
Jul
06
Small Talk
Drag and Drop Identifiers Matching
In this article, Captain Jeff Liu is going to bring you to explore the hidden treasure, "Drag and Drop Identifiers Matching"
Jul
06
Small Talk
Integrating Yui-Ext into ZK Framework.
In this article, Jumper Chen shows you how to use Yui-Ext into ZK Framework.
Jul
06
Release
ZK 2.4.1 released.
Over 14 new features and 20 bug fixes. ZK 2.4.1 focuses mainly on fixing bugs and performance improving. New features include multi-page tree controls, the use of gzip to compress the output, and more.
Jul
4
Congratulations! ZK in Final Nomination Lists
Thank you everyone who nominated ZK as "Best Tool and Utility for Developers", "Best User Support" and "Best Technical Design" in SourceForge. Vote ZK to win the 2007 Community Choice Awards!!
Jun
27
ROZK - Ruby on ZK : very simple tools for build
David Cheung, developer, also a member of ZK Community has some tips on doing jRuby with ZK2.4 for Ruby users. Download here.
Jun
22
QuinScape Integrates ZK in OpenCms (German)
QuinScape presents ZK integration in OpenCms, a professional level Open Source Website Content Management System. "Ohne Programmierung konnen mit Hilfe von ZK komplexe Oberflachen graphisch mit Drag & Drop entworfen und uber OpenCms bereitgestellt werden." QuinScape GmbH develops portal solutions, Intranet- and Extranetsystems for medium-size enterprises.
Jun
22
iTWire: Open Source's Hottest 10 Apps
iTWire, Australia's most informative IT news and information resource, has picked up the 10 hottest open source projects. ZK is ranked #5.
Jun
21
PCQuest: The Java Avatar for AJAX ? ZK
PCQuest, the largest circulated IT magazine in India, gives you some tips on installing ZK and doing ZUML.
Jun
14
Release
ZK Mobile 0.8.0 released.
The initial release of ZK Mobile Computing. The ZK Mobile quick start guide and ready to be tested ZK Mobile demo program. Write your ZK Mobile applications the same way as you have done with ZUL and ZHTML components.
Jun
12
Small Talk
How to Secure User's Password with Encryption
In this article, Robbie Cheng shows you how to secure user's password with encryption.
Jun
10
Small Talk
Simple and Reach - The ZK Mobile Computing
In this article, Henri Chen introduces you the new "simple and reach" ZK Mobile Computing architecture.
Jun
08
Small Talk
New Features of ZK 2.4
Tom Yeh and Henri Chen introduce you the most exciting new additions to ZK 2.4.
Jun
08
Release
ZK 2.4 released.
Over 29 new features and 26 bug fixes, including load-on-demand without Java codes, an option to disable the event processing thread, simpler way to add annotations, highlighted windows, embedded fileupload and more.
Jun
05
Small Talk
ZK RSS API Part II: Publish your RSS feed in chosen type
In this article, Ian Tsai shows how to use ZK RSS API to publish your RSS feed in chosen type.
Jun
04
Small Talk
ZK CRUD Demo Application
In this article, Stuart Charles demonstrates how to create a ZK CRUD Demo Application.
Jun
04
Guy Bowerman, a senior software engineer in IBM's RED Team, describes how to implement "Tadpole Cam" application in his blog.
May
30
Small Talk
Using Wikibox Component, Part IV
In this article, Jumper Chen demonstrates how to use Wikipanel component.
May
30
ScribPage created using ZK shows the power of ZK in creating modern web 2.0 application with the feel and interactivity of a rich client.
May
29
Small Talk
ZK RSS API Part I: Build your own Rss Reader
In this article, Ian Tsai shows how easily ZK RSS API can create your own RSS reader.
May
24
ZK Forge
ZK Timeline (timelinez) 1.1_3 is released.
WeXing Gu add new feature that timelinez supports ListModel and fixed bug about number of digits of timezone.
May
23
With ZK, Envention Invents Web Maps in a New Vision.
Envention is a fabulous, versatile Web maps application created by MapInfo Corp. This site is packed with many cool stuff. It is ZK's honor to be chosen to help build such an all-inclusive site. "Credit must go to the amazing ZK team. Our tricked user interface is mostly done using their API. We like what they have built." Take a test drive here.
May
21
Small Talk
How to use ListModel in Timeline component
In this article,Gu Wei Xing demonstrates how to use ListModel in Timeline component.
May
21
Small Talk
How to Run ZK on Apache + Tomcat clustering, Part II
In this article,Ian Tsai shows how to develop ZK component which can run on clustering mode safely.
May
18
Small Talk
How to Integrate a Multi-Languages Sign-on System into Your Existing Application
In this article, Robbie Cheng demonstrates how to integrate a multi-languages sign-on system into your existing application
May
16
Small Talk
Using Wikibox Component, Part III
In this article, Jumper Chen demonstrates how to use another way (Macro) to render the content of your wikibox.
May
14
Small Talk
Using Wikibox Component, Part II
In this article, Jumper Chen demonstrates how to customize your filter and wikibutton.
May
12
majiman, the author of the "delicious food order", has contributed the source codes as a subproject "foodMap" under the
ZK Forge
You can check the codes in
ZK Forge
subversion here.
May
12
ZK now speaks Python. Ludovic Drolez has contributed his "Python zscript support" implementation to the ZK community. You can download the source codes here.
May
11
Mostafa Morabit has made some improvements on the codes provided by Andrew SanClemente regarding his ZK Java File Generator small talk. Please refer the "editor's note" at the bottom of the small talk for details.
May
09
Cameron Smith, Database, Lda ,writes a tutorial about how to integrate ZK with OFBiz (Apache Open For Business Project) (Part I).
May
08
majiman, a Java engineer, demonstrates a web application of "delicious food order" in JavaWorld@TW forum.(Chinese)
May
07
Gary Niu, a senior system engineer at BEA , describes how to develop zk application with bea workshop and how to use wls 9.x new feature(J2EE Shared Libraries) to speed development in Dev2Dev area.
May
04
Small Talk
Using Wikieditor Component, Part I
In this article, Jumper Chen demonstrates how to use Wikieditor Component.
May
02
Small Talk
New Features of ZK 2.3.1
Tom Yeh introduces you the most exciting new additions to ZK 2.3.1.
May
02
Release
ZK 2.3.1 released.
Over 37 bug fixes and 31 new features, including new way to customize the look of error messages, file download, captcha, deferred zscript and more.
Apr
30
Small Talk
ZK Java File Generator
In this article, Andrew SanClemente demonstrates how to generate
zul page to Java-class to utilize server.
Apr
30
Small Talk
How to Run ZK on Apache + Tomcat clustering, Part I
In this article,Ian Tsai shows how to build a simple clustering system using Eclipse + Apache + Tomcat.
Apr
27
Atticcat, a Java engineer, demonstrates "How to write
ZK Forge
Component" in a three parts series in his blog:

(Part 1 Part 2 Part 3)

Apr
19
Small Talk
ZK Automated Tests
In this article, Gerard Cristofol presents a way to run automated tests from home-made zul scripts.
Apr
12
Don Pinto, Porya Rajabi, and Dan Seow, a group of students studying computer engineering at the University of Toronto, Canada, have contributed their Yahoo Maps ZK component implementation. You can get the source codes in zkforge subversion here.
Apr
09
The open source business solution ADempiere has initiated a new subproject in building an Ajax Web UI with ZK. It is started by Ashley Ramdass and here is the details.
Apr
09
Julio Adrian published a ZK tutorial in Spanish at Suly.info.
Apr
04
ZK Forge
ZeroKode 0.8.0 is released.
ZeroKode is a Web-based visual development tool for authoring ZUML pages as simple as drag-and-drop. It is open source now. It was originally developed by Chris Spiliotopoulos, Greece.
For source codes, bug reporting and more information. please visit the ZeroKode project.
We are looking for contributors to make it better. Please contact Robbie Cheng, if you'd like to join the project.
Mar
29
Small Talk
Data Binding Collection Data with ZUML Annotations
Henri Chen shows you how to data binding collection data to "Collection Components" such as Listbox and Grid with ZK annotations.
Mar
28
ZK Forge
ZK FCKeditor 2.4.1-1 is released.
It is upgraded to FCKeditor 2.4.1. Custom Configuration File is also supported.
Mar
27
RISK-MAP - risk management with ?intelligent convenience��!
sobedi informationsmanagement gmbh has finalized her development of RISK-MAP. The solution provides a web based platform for enterprise wide, international risk management and documentation. Using ZK framework and the proprietary development "Generic Object Framework" (GOF) as the JAVA oriented application development environment, sobedi presents this solution now to international customers.
For further Information please visit: http://www.sobedi.com
Mar
27
ZK Forge
ZK Timeline (timelinez) 1.1-2 is released.
WeXing Gu fixed bugs about the timeline with the tabpannel.
Mar
27
Guy Bowerman, a senior software engineer in IBM's RED Team, describes how to implement "A ZK image database application - part 2" in his blog.
Mar
25
Small Talk
I18N Implementation in ZK
Minjie Zha introduces you how to implement I18N for your web pages step by step.
Mar
24
REM 1.0.0, a NetBeans module for ZK application development, was released. More info available here.
Mar
22
Small Talk
New Features of ZK 2.3
Tom Yeh and Henri Chen introduce you the most exciting new additions to ZK 2.3.
Mar
20
Release
ZK 2.3 released.
ZK speaks JavaScript, Ruby and Groovy now. More visual effects for showing, hiding, focusing, and, but not limited to, moving-mouse-over a component. New and improved implementation of data binding, live grid, scrollable windows, uploading multiple files, flexible radio layouts, and many more features and bug fixes.
Mar
20
Guy Bowerman, a senior software engineer in IBM's RED Team, describes how to implement "A ZK image database application - part 1" in his blog.
Mar
19
Small Talk
How to realize the idea of live data in a Grid
Robbie Cheng shows you how to realize the idea of live data in Grid step by step.
Mar
05
Small Talk
How to load tab contents on demand
Tommaso Fin illustrated how to implement load tab contents on demand with NetBeans IDE environment step by step.
Feb
24
Small Talk
How to build your first ZK application with NetBeans
Tommaso Fin illustrated how to develop ZK applications with NetBeans IDE environment step by step.
Feb
15
Small Talk
Teach ZK a New Language
Tom Yeh show you how to support a new scripting language (more precisely, a new interpreter) for ZK.
Feb
13
Small Talk
Test Driving the 'ZkFoodToGo' Example Application
Simon Massey illustrated the use of ZK with a simple yet realistic example, ZKFoodToGo, deriving from POJOs In Action. This article also covered the developing and debugging with Eclipse.
Feb
13
Release
ZK 2.3 RC released.
ZK speaks JavaScript, Ruby and Groovy now. New and improved implementation of data binding, configurable tooltip delay, grid footers, and many more features and bug fixes.
Feb
13
Small Talk
Using Timeline Component, Part II
Gu Wei Xing demonstrated how to use advanced feature of Timeline component..
Feb
05
ZK Forge
ZK Timeline (timelinez) 1.1-1 is released.
Timeline is a DHTML-based AJAXy widget for visualizing time-based events. Timeline sponsored by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and is maintained by the SIMILE project, a joint project conducted by the MIT Libraries and MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory.
The integeration with ZK is contributed by Gu Wei Xing, China. Download here.
Feb
05
Small Talk
Using Timeline Component, Part I
Gu Wei Xing shows how to integrate SIMILE Timeline into your ZK application with an example.
Feb
01
ZK Forge
ZK GMaps (gmapsz) 2.0-3 is released. The support of onMapClick is added. Download here.
Feb
01
Small Talk
Macro Components, Window ��use? clause, and POJO's
Andrew SanClemente shows an example on how to use ZK macro components with POJO classes.
Jan
24
ZK Forge
ZK DOJO (dojoz) is upgraded to DOJO 0.4.1. Download here.
Jan
20
ZKDesktop, an OSS project founded by Scott Duensing, provides a Web-based desktop interface built on top the ZK framework.
Jan
16
Edgar Silva, a highly reconigzed consultant, technical leader, teacher and speaker in Brazil, is developing modules to allow users create ZK Web projects in NetBeans. A couple of snapshots are available in Edgar Silva's Blog.
Jan
15
InfoWorld introduces ZK Roadmap 2007.
Jan
11
Small Talk
Using Upload Feature in FCKeditor
Gu Wei Xing shows you how to use the upload feature added in ZK FCKeditor 2.3-3.
Jan
08
Small Talk
Making Acegi work with ZK
Hari Gangadharan shows you another way to make Acegi work with ZK.
Jan
04
Small Talk
ZK + Acegi Security System
Henri Chen shows you an example on how to use ZK with Acegi Security System.
Jan
03
Roadmap 2007 provides the ZK community with guidance and visibility on the future directions of ZK.
Jan
02
Release
ZK 2.2.1 released.
This release includes 13 bug fixes and 6 new features.
Dec
18
Small Talk
Zero Code Data Binding with ZUML Annotations
Henri Chen shows you how to annotate data binding of the ZUML page without writing any Java code.
Dec
18
Minjie Zha, a student of Nanjing University, China has published a NetBeans plug-ins, REM, for ZK application development. "It can be used to create ZK web Applications, ZUL and ZS documents. It supports ZUL syntax highlighting, auto indent, code folding, and code hyperlink navigation." The original link is here in Chinese.
Dec
13
Release
ZK 2.2 released.
Support ZUML annotations, databinders to access database in ZUML with zero Java codes, sizable windows, grid, listbox and tree with sizable columns, and many more features and bug fixes.
Dec
13
Small Talk
Autocomplete with Combobox
Tom Yeh shows you how to implement the autocomplete feature with a combobox.
Dec
04
Niu Xiu Yuan, Technical Consultant of BEA, illustrated the use of ZK and Spring in a real project in Chinese.
Nov
27
ZK libraries are uploaded to Maven 2 Repository. The zcommon.jar and zweb.jar libraries share the same groupId called org.zkoss.common. The zk.jar, zul.jar, zhtml.jar and zkplus.jar libraries share the same groupId called org.zkoss.zk. In addition, artifactId of each library is the same as its module name, e.g., zk for zk.jar.
Nov
16
Small Talk
Two-way Data Binding with ZUML Annotations
Henri Chen shows you how to use the two-way data binding manager and how that is worked with the ZUML annotations mechanism.
Nov
15
Guy Bowerman, a senior software engineer in IBM's RED Team, explored ZK with a to-do list application in his blog.
Nov
14
Release
ZK 2.2 RC released.
Support ZUML annotations, the Opera browser and many more features and bug fixes.
Nov
03
Small Talk
Installing And Building ZK On Windows Systems
Daniele Viazzi shares with you the step-by-step procedures to install ZK and build ZK kernel source codes on the MS Windows systems.
Nov
02
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Note: the mailing list is read-only. To post, please visit forums.
Oct
30
Guy Bowerman, a senior software engineer in IBM's RED Team, depicted ZK with a neat example in his blog.
Oct
30
Small Talk
Contact List with ZK and Spring
Minjie Zha shows you a small project called Contact List implemented with ZK and Spring.
Oct
26
Small Talk
Behind The Scene: Integrating Google Maps
Henri Chen illustrated how to develop the Google Maps as a ZK component.
Oct
24
Release
ZK 2.1.3 released.
Five times faster initialization. Support richlets, Google Maps, doublebox, script and many more features and bug fixes.
Oct
16
Small Talk
Put Google Maps In Your ZK Application
Henri Chen talks about how to integrate Google Maps into your ZK application.
Oct
09
ZeroKode is integrated into eZing Builder.
eZing Builder is an open source project that provides Eclipse plugin to speed up the development of J2EE applications.
Oct
07
Jerome VERGEREAU published a ZK tutorial in French at Supinfo-Projects.com.
Oct
05
Small Talk
A Simple Loading Performance Test on zkdemo
Henri Chen reports the results of his loading test on zkdemo-all. The report shows up to 400 simultaneous client request threads can be processed on the server.
Oct
03
Release
ZK 2.1.2 released.
Support for Spring Transaction synchronization, Tomcat 4.1.x support, Acegi SecurityContext and many more features and bug fixes.
Sep
19
Release
ZK 2.1.1 released.
Over 23 new feature are added and 25 bugs are fixed: support Hibernate thread SessionContext for ZK, support Hibernate 'Open Session In View' for ZK, and support for link and meta directives.
Sep
14
Small Talk
Hibernate + ZK
Henri Chen discusses the details regarding how to use ZK's new Hibernate features to seamlessly integrate Hibernate and ZK together by just doing a simple configuration.
Aug
28
Release
ZK 2.1 released.
Over 39 features are added, 53 bugs are fixed; the chart, progressmeter, paging and style components are added; both listbox and grid support the paging mold; and German, Spain and Italic locale messages are supported.
Aug
21
Small Talk
Painting with Zero Kode: A real-time web page designer based on ZK, Part I
Design ZK in ZK! Chris Spiliotopoulos developed this ZK visual designer in just three weeks and it is written in ZK! In this article, he talks about how he came across this idea and illustrates how to use this visual designer with a real world example step by step.
Aug
17
Congratulations! ZK stays as the #1 active project in SourceForge.net for more than 30 days.
Jul
20
Small Talk
Implement Paypal Buy Now Button with ZK
Henri Chen illustrates how to utilize the ZK's form submitting mechanism to implement a ZK Paypal Buy Now Button.
Jul
17
Small Talk
ZK with Spring DAO and JDBC Part II
Andrew Ho shows you how to access a Spring bean object by its id in zscript and EL expression the easy way.
Jul
13
Small Talk
Work with Legacy Web Applications, Part III - Validate Forms
Henri Chen shows you about how to use ZK to validate HTML form input data before submitting.
Jul
11
Small Talk
Work with Legacy Web Applications, Part II - JSP
Tom Yeh talked about how to use ZK in JSP pages.
Jun
30
An Interview with ZK Creator Tom Yeh
Tom Yeh talked with Dietrich Kappe at Agile Ajax.