Category: Web 2.0

Comparing HTML5 and Flash

There has been a lot of discussion amongst web developers about whether HTML5 is going to be a Flash killer or not. The problem with this debate is that it assumes that comparing HTML5 to Flash is like comparing apples to apples. HTML5 is an open standard governed by a consortium group, whereas Flash is… Read more

Web 2.0 – a categorization model

Web 2.0 is a term was coined circa 2004 by Tim O'Reilly. One of the challenges with the term Web 2.0 is the plethora of associated buzzwords – RSS, Social networking, Folksonomies, Wikis, Blogs, RIA's, REST, Ruby on Rails, Social Software, The long tail, Podcast, Itunes, tag clounds, sematic web to name a few. In… Read more