Flash to jump beyond the browser | CNET News.com

Flash to jump beyond the browser.

Interesting. Adobe (=Macromedia) is developing a kind of “Flash browser” that we can build internet applications with that will, as one of its great features, manage offline-online usage, ie. you can use it while offline *and* while online. Competition: lots, but also XUL, the technology that Firefox and also Songbird, an iTunes clone use.

This could become an interesting space, but right now, I would bet on XUL over Flash, simply because it is already there and is slowly being proven/tested in real life apps.

0 thoughts on “Flash to jump beyond the browser | CNET News.com

  1. Did you know the Moxi Media Center (a Tivo-like device that runs on Linux) uses Flash for it’s interface? It puts Flash right in the face of consumers who have never heard of it, and may not even own a computer…

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