[clug] lightweight tool for creating PDA-style Apps
sjenkin at canb.auug.org.au
Tue Aug 4 23:34:34 MDT 2009
Daniel Pittman wrote on 4/8/09 11:27 PM:
> David Cottrill <cottrill.david at gmail.com> writes:
> ajaxterm, just sayin'
> Why bother leaving the browser?
had lunch with a friend today & back in his office he fired up Google
Chrome browser... Impressive. Sometime has to become multi-platform.
Talking to him, I realised Daniel is right:
Why leave the browser??
The problem/design becomes:
- select DB/file backend
- select scripting lang. for backend delivering HTTP
- select off-line/remote-sync library/tools
- use J/script, CSS etc in Browser as UI
- implement functions incrementally
- Happy User :-)
Leverages what works & you can find most everywhere.
Maybe in time could move to other platforms.
Gmail and gCal (?) could be mail/calendar...
But no rush to decide. Incremental devel.
Thanks to everyone for suggestions and not being put out by noise on the
I've finally Seen the Bleeding Obvious :-)
Steve Jenkin, Info Tech, Systems and Design Specialist.
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