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Friday, June 6, 2008

Web apps are really coming into their own these days, the most recent example I’ve seen being 280 Slides. It’s a web-based app that is a clone of looks a lot like Apple’s Keynote. One of the principal innovations is in the implementation:

The most amazing thing about this is happening under the hood: the developer wrote a library that abstracts browser rendering engines using Canvas, SVG and Flash (on a per-need basis) into a unified language – Objective J which is – as the name suggests – a mapping from Objective C to JavaScript.

Neat.

posted by travis at 07:44 in General    

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