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Mash note: Remember the Milk

You've got to love a Web 2.0 startup manned by a dev team of 2 that manages to add every feature on your wish list just before said feature's omission really starts to bug you. That's the case with me...
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JavaFX – Another Ajax Killer

Everyone is trying to kill Ajax. Apollo, Project Flair, Silverlight, on and on and on...but..Ajax...just...won't...die. Sun is giving it another try with it's JavaFX. JavaFX Script takes advantage of the Java Runtime Environment's (JRE) ubiquity across devices and enables creative...
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Is It Time To Stop Pushing the Browser Around?

In my first ever real grownup consulting engagement, back in 1990, I was called in to improve the data cleaning operations of a small testing company. This was back in the days when even companies heavily dependent on computer technology...
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Application Watch – Jotlet

OK, maybe there are too many Ajax calendars out there. Jotlet stands apart, in my opinion, in terms of it's usability and simplicity. With Ajax, there is the temptation to introduce too many whizbang behaviors, and this Calendar doesn't fall...
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Google Pitching Services to Small and Medium Sized Businesses

This has been such a rolling press release that I'm not sure it qualifies as news anymore, but it's in the New York Times so it must be news. Google announced today that it is providing a set of hosted...
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Blummy – Bookmarklets with A Whole Lot of Ajax

Another way to add Ajax functionality to a third party web page is a bookmarklet -- little snippets of Javascript that can modify the current page. Blummy takes this concept a step farther by allowing you to combine many different...
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Application Watch – Noovo Home Page Editor

Noovo has a preview of their new Ajax home page editor available. From their blog: Noovo is an Ajax-based web application for homepage editing and we will also provide hosted homepage service as well. During the demo phase, only main...
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Application Watch – Kool, a Meebo IM Competitor

Via TechCrunch, it's getting crowded in some of these AJAX application categories. For a while, Meebo was the sole player in the AJAX IM arena, with only local chat apps playing at its ankles. No longer. A new competitor is...
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RSS and Social Bookmarking – The Drosophila of Web 2.0

Via Micro Persuasion, Earthlink has launched an RSS reader and a social bookmarking app. Steve correctly points out that both Earthlink and AOL cannot be left behind when their users are leaking to other sites. Still, is a me too...
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Top 10 AJAX Applications – How Have Things Changed?

"Too early is the same thing as wrong." -- Old Venture Capitalist Proverb Most Venture Capitalist (VC) proverbs are actually stolen from investment banking, but I think this one is actually home grown. (Full disclosure: my wife is a VC...
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