Joe Walker explains the browser-based source editor Bespin: the architecture and implementation, the collaboration features, new ideas for command lines, Canvas vs DOM, speed, extensibility, and much more.
Adam Blum discusses Rhodes, the framework for Ruby on smartphones, as well as the concepts of the RhoSync sync client and the hosted development and build service RhoHub.
In this interview from QCon London 2008, Christophe Coenraets discusses Flex 3, Flex Builder, AIR, BlazeDS, the move towards open source at Adobe, how to integrate Flex with existing applications, and the challenges of integrating Rich Internet Applications with search engines and built-in browser functionality.
Chris Anderson one of the chief architects of Windows Presentation Foundation recently published "Essential Windows Presentation Foundation" and since this interview moved to the Connected Systems team at Microsoft. Chris provides insight as to why Microsoft created WPF, the development practices used by the development team and why he thinks WPF is a tipping point for Model Driven Development.
Romain Guy presents his thoughts on the state of desktop Java. He shares his thoughts on Swing, competition with Flash and just what is a "filthy rich client" application.? He also talks about whether we really need a Java browser edition.
David Totzke interviews with Billy Hollis, prolific writer and speaker on all things Visual Basic.NET and .NET in general. Billy shares his thoughts on Windows Forms, WF, Data Binding as well as why he doesn't use Data Binding. He provides insight on when developers should use Patterns and Practices Application Blocks and prognosticates his view of the future of .NET.