[clug] lightweight tool for creating PDA-style Apps
bob at cs.anu.edu.au
Wed Aug 5 22:26:15 MDT 2009
steve jenkin wrote:
> 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 :-)
Sounds good. Any example apps that can do this on a PDA? In particular,
a Symbian O/S based mobile phone?
How does the web browser communicate with the script - using a TCP/IP
connection to localhost, or am I missing something more obvious?
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