Obligatory Ajax post
Yes, I know. The previous post was obligatory as well.
It’s hard to read developer blogs these days without running into posts related to Ajax or advanced client side scripting in general. To tell you the truth, I haven’t really looked into it in any detail. Where am I going with this? Oh yeah, Zef blogged about Ajax the other day and in his entry, he linked to a short presentation of TIBCO. And I tell you, this thing is amazing. Here’s what Zef said about it:
What these guys did is create a complete UI toolkit for use within the browser. In order to make development easier they created a whole IDE using this toolkit. That’s right, that means that they developed a IDE inside the browser, including a visual designer. You just have to see it to believe it.