Linked by Kroc Camen on Wed 6th Oct 2010 16:37 UTC
Editorial In response to Jean-Louis Glassee's article "The OS Doesn't Matter..." I wrote quite simply: the future of the browser wars is he who integrates with the OS best. This phrase came from my article lambasting Microsoft's use of HTML for their IE9 jump lists, which caused quite a stir. In the wave of ever increasing web browser capability, the operating system is going to matter to web users more than it ever has before.
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ASP ?
by Lennie on Wed 6th Oct 2010 20:12 UTC
Lennie
Member since:
2007-09-22

Just a quick note:

'It wasn’t until the popularisation of server side processing languages (particularly ASP) that saw the first “web apps”.'

Euh, many people were already using Perl for this years before that.

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RE: ASP ?
by Kroc on Wed 6th Oct 2010 20:39 in reply to "ASP ?"
Kroc Member since:
2005-11-10

But ASP brought server-side to the mindless Microsofties of the dot-com boom, which was my point. It wasn’t about who did it first, it’s who made it easy enough for unskilled people to clobber together something that works. There’s no way you could say that Perl was as peachy easy as ASP.

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RE[2]: ASP ?
by Lennie on Wed 6th Oct 2010 20:47 in reply to "RE: ASP ?"
Lennie Member since:
2007-09-22

Yeah, I guess unskilled and Perl don't mix that well. :-)

I see your point.

Edited 2010-10-06 20:47 UTC

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