Saturday, September 03, 2005

New Delhi Times: Is AJAX and DHTML really the future of rich internet applications:
"Finally, Javascript is clunky and limited in what it can do. It is hard to debug. It is clamped down for security reasons (you can't access the file system, for example). After a few hundered lines, Javascript code starts getting unmanagable and unmaintainable. So it becomes increasingly complex to create even basic desktop-app like functionality using Javascript. I can't even start to imagine somebody creating Microsoft Word like text editor using Javascript and AJAX."

I'm not sure, but isn't that what Writely is? I personally don't like Ajax, just like I don't like Flash.

Mozilla and hypocrisy

Right, but what about the experiences that Mozilla chooses to default for users like switching to  Yahoo and making that the default upon ...