Amazing new Web apps not bounded by the browser

Since its inception, the Web has been synonymous with the browser. Pundits hailed NCSA Mosaic as "the killer app of the Internet" in 1993, and today's browsers share an unbroken lineage from that

Published on: May 14th, 2008 Neil McAllister

Strong Rich Internet Applications built in a snap with Adobe Flex Builder

For improving the look and feel of browser-based applications, AJAX technologies work wonders, but RIAs (rich Internet applications) take the browser to a whole new level. RIAs deliver a consistently richer user experience,

Published on: April 25th, 2008 James R. Borck

Microsoft licensing of Flash Lite offers heavy duty benefits to Adobe

After it was publicly scorned by Apple Inc. CEO Steve Jobs earlier this month, Adobe Systems Inc.'s Flash Lite mobile media player on Monday found itself in the warm embrace of a strange

Published on: March 31st, 2008 Eric Lai

Designers swear by Flash but developers prefer Silverlight

Silverlight, Microsoft's cross-browser plug-in technology for rich multimedia experiences, is making the rounds as an alternative to Adobe Systems's rival Flash platform. Early observers and users of Silverlight at the MIX08 conference in

Published on: March 12th, 2008 Paul Krill