The banking exodus from IE6 begins?

We've all seen the retail and consumer space push to ditch IE6 gathering pace over the last 6 months, including a petition to the UK government and Google's announcement that their online productivity suite stopped supporting IE6 yesterday. But ...Read More

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 Silverlight. It's ...Read More

What does Platformability mean to you?

We’ve purposefully not defined exactly what Platformability means. It was conjured up by Duncan based on a number of ideas. To help you decide what Platformability means to you, here are a few things to consider and some of my thoughts about the word. Let's start ...Read More

Supporting IE6 – a poison chalice or the holy grail?

One of the big benefits of Caplin's browser-based SDP platform, Caplin Trader, is that it can run in virtually any browser without the need for plugins or special configuration. This is no mean feat for a complex, high performance, low ...Read More

Silverlight for single dealer portals?

Could it be that the time for Silverlight in finance has come? Does Adobe Flex solve any of the complexities of building web applications? Where does Caplin Trader fit in to this landscape? These are all questions that I ...Read More

Portlets and Ajax

Developing portlets can be a frustrating experience, especially if you are used to technologies with lots of helpful information out there on the web.  While lots of people are using portlets, it seems that few are writing about them. What should be a ...Read More