After years of promise it really does look like mobile is the next big thing? But what mobile platform will prove to be the most popular? It seems to be a two horse race between iPhone and Android, with Windows Mobile lagging somewhere ...Read More
Month: December 2009
Silverlight and Flex versus Ajax
On November 10th Caplin and Finextra sponsored a webcast discussing issues surrounding single-dealer portals in capital markets. We have the highlights and while much of the discussion was purely business focused, part III discusses the emergence of Ajax versus Flex and ...Read More
The Rumours of Comet’s Death Have Been Greatly Exaggerated
Joe Armstrong in a recent blog post (which made it to reddit) announces the coronation of HTML 5 websockets now that Google has added them to Chrome. He's also pleased to relegate Comet, long polling and its friends to ...Read More
How to create a real-time JavaFX application
At Caplin we spend a lot of time talking about the real-time web and more specifically the growing trend for real time rich internet applications, or RTRIAs. One of the ...Read More
How real-time does real-time have to be?
This post was originally posted on my personal blog on 09/12/2009. Last night, just over 12 hours ago, I attended the Gary Vaynerchuk Crush It event organised by Sprouter in London. I’ve ...Read More
Hello Wave. Or it is Wave Hello?
There is plenty of buzz around Google Wave, but what is it all about? My friend gave me and invite and when I logged on he was the only other person I knew in the system, so we said hello to ...Read More