SOA Talk

Jun 22 2010   1:34PM GMT

HTML5 and a coming client inflection point

Jack Vaughan Jack Vaughan Profile: Jack Vaughan

When people first started trotting out DHTML apps for wireless devices in the ‘90s a common mistake was to require that the app was always on, always connected. The problem was not limited to wireless devices.

Enter the asynchronous architecture. Ajax especially proved to provide just enough power to drive Web applications forward. At heart is the assumption that connectivity is not absolute.  Clients exhibit some autonomy.

As more and more software applications are delivered as Web applications, software architects are still learning the merits of the asynchronous. They are still learning and arguing the implications as the underlying tools change – one of these being HTML5.

Dion Almaer discusses HTML5, and its possible effect on computer design, in a recent blog on Ajaxian.com. He suggests a more client centric design maybe near.

”A lot of code we will be rewritten and changed for ‘HTML5ication,’ which is an opportunity for a change in how things are done,” he writes in ”The march to a more client-centric Web: Will the mobile Web HTML5 and Chrome Web apps be the tipping point?” A long march and a long title that! Check it out!

 Comment on this Post

 
There was an error processing your information. Please try again later.
Thanks. We'll let you know when a new response is added.
Send me notifications when other members comment.

REGISTER or login:

Forgot Password?
By submitting you agree to receive email from TechTarget and its partners. If you reside outside of the United States, you consent to having your personal data transferred to and processed in the United States. Privacy

Forgot Password

No problem! Submit your e-mail address below. We'll send you an e-mail containing your password.

Your password has been sent to: