Tuesday, April 25, 2006

You want offline support with it? Oops, it's included!

Today is a good day for web applications. dojo.storage is announced to the world. I have been dreaming about occasionally disconnected applications in the last 8 years. dojo.storage is one major step towards the realization of that dream. Today almost no web application has offline support out-of-box. Tomorrow it will be just another feature that people take for granted. There are still much work to be done to make the average web application support offline use easily. But this is a very good start. BTW, I guess some people will probably start calling offline-capable applications web 3.0. Nice work, Brad!

Monday, April 24, 2006

But the Emporer has no clothes!

The boy said. The world needs a much simpler way of realizing the vision of Web Services (on the scale of the web, while we are on it). Here is one step in that direction.

Disclaimer: Views expressed in this blog are always personal only.

Thursday, April 20, 2006

Google Data APIs Launched

In case you haven't heard, the Google Data APIs were launched today. It came with the new Google Calendar application. There are developers talking about it already. So not only do we get a calendar as end users but also a programmable one as developers. Enjoy and let loose your creativity!

Disclaimer: Hope I don't need to repeat here in the future but I work for Google.

Monday, April 17, 2006

What's Google Calendar Really About

Google Calendar went live last week. Some people see it as another Yahoo Calendar. Some people see it as a competitor to Outlook. Some people like its integration wtih Gmail. But what is it really about? It's the open API.

Thursday, April 13, 2006

Google Calendar Live

Google Calendar just went live (official annoucement here). Somebody already hacked together a GreaseMonkey script to integrate it with Gmail.