http://bit.ly/UdaGg QuirkeyBlog ?? Blog Archive ?? Sammy.js, CouchDB, and the new web architecture (tx @shauntrennery)

16 Sep

We???re at the dawn of a new age on the web, or maybe or horizon, or a precipice; the metaphor doesn???t matter, the point is, things are changing. Specifically, as browsers become more and more powerful, as developers we???re given new opportunities to rethink how we architect web applications. Whether or not some of the predictions of ???the death of the traditional desktop??? are correct ??? whether or not the near future desktop is just the browser ??? we now have the power, without proprietary technologies (flash, etc) to create truly desktop like experiences on the web. Thats nothing mind-blowing, we???ve seen it coming for a little while now.

Ok, then: let me blow your mind.

Because of the great power that modern browsers provide us as Javascript developers a new paradigm of web development is arising. Lets take a look at the current/traditional model:

Old Way

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One Response to “http://bit.ly/UdaGg QuirkeyBlog ?? Blog Archive ?? Sammy.js, CouchDB, and the new web architecture (tx @shauntrennery)”

  1. bengillies September 16, 2009 at 12:09 pm #

    Sounds rather like TiddlyWeb + TiddlyWiki to me.

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