Sunday, January 02, 2005

Rich web applications

Rich web apps are all the rage these days (at least for those folks who are not trying to revive Swing on the desktop), and with good reason. Modern browsers, even the comparatively broken IE, have enough standards support to reasonable program sophisticated interaction. From Joel On Software's Best Articles of 2004, comes this nominee: Koranteng's Toli: On rich web applications, AlphaBlox and Oddpost. This article talks about the large amounts of JavaScript hacking that went into creating usable spreadsheets and presentation programs that run in the browser.

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