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Monday, April 30, 2007

On The Other Hand: Don't Fidget With Widgets

Peter Fisk puts the net in its place. Well, he makes reasonable parallels anyway.

As for "newer" things like flex, xaml (silverspoon or something?), hey, the same ideas have been around quite a while too. Sending GUIs and graphics over a network was not unheard of in dynamic languages in the late 1980s.

If only someone had made NeWS a bit more available.

Don't fidget with widgets, draw!

When run on workstations with 10 MIPS or faster processors, interactive response is excellent, indicating that ezd’s simple structured graphics drawing model can be widely applied.

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