Tag Archives: RIA

What do you want from your special FX?

Since Sun announced the JavaFX meta-project awhile back (2007?), there’s been a lot of commentary, mostly negative, on the effort; but I think a great deal of this misses the point, which is that FX is not primarily aimed at … Continue reading

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Why bother? Sun and Client Java

I just saw this blog entry from Jan Erik Paulsen, the guy that runs Teppefall Labs. Question: why is Sun Microsystems bothering to invest in client (desktop) Java and RIA? Sun is in danger of losing what position they have … Continue reading

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Rich clients look like the future (to me)

I’ve been thinking about rich clients apps (RCA) versus HTML client apps (HCA), and why I tend to like rich clients better. The RC app that most impressed me in the last few years was iTunes; for an HCA, it … Continue reading

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