- Future applications = Rich Applications (RA)
- RA = Rich Internet Applications (RIA) or Rich Client Applications (RCA)
- RIA preferred over RCA, where/when ever possible – browser rules
- RIA = Flex, AJAX, …
- RCA = Eclipse RCP, maybe .NET Platform, …
assuming ease of use, cross-platform, wide acceptance, not domain specific etc.
Adobe’s decision to buy Macromedia wasn’t so bad after all!