Flash, Flex, Open Source?

(Via Alex Russell’s blog I came across Mike Shaver’s “Being Open About Being Closed,” which is an excellent discussion of Adobe’s positioning of the Flash player and Flex in Top 10 Adobe Flex Misconceptions. As Mike points out, the fact that the Tamarin is an open source project, and that various people in the community […]

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Mozilla Prism vs Adobe AIR

A few weeks back, Mozilla introduced into Mozilla Labs an application called Prism, which essentially rebrands the old Mozilla WebRunner as a desktop container for web applications. As the following image (from the Mozilla Labs Prism page) illustrates, the idea is that Prism splits apart the light coming from the cloud into separate apps. (I […]

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Webinar Presentation – Rich Internet Applications

A few weeks back, on Oct. 30th, my colleague Hugo Schotman and I presented an Optaros Webinar on Rich Internet Applications. Unfortunately we weren’t able to record the audio of the whole presentation, but the slides themselves are now available on the Optaros site: “Rich Internet Applications: The What, Why, When, and How” (pdf, 3.37 […]

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