Ruby: Rails, Merb, Camping, Sinatra
April 2009 – Katz’ new book: Merb in action..
Abstract Browser quirks
– integrated with rails
-Effects: appear, fade, blinds, puff
– drag & drop
designed for plugins
–eye candy – lots of cool designs
good with data manipulation… grids.. themed like windows controls. Good for apps trying to recreate a desktop application in the browser.
Widgets: tabs, grids, date pickers, dialogs, panels, sliders
Prototype – LivePipe UI – scripteka.com
HTML 5 datastore – SproutCore does this… (HTML 5 datastore)