Thursday, May 29, 2008

Google Pushes to Make Browser Applications More Powerful - Bits - Technology - New York Times Blog

Nice bravado, but if this article is accurate, there was zero substantive Google news at the event

Vic Gundotra, Google’s always enthusiastic vice president of engineering in charge of developer programs, said the announcements mark the coming of age of the Web as a programming platform.

“If it was Windows versus the Web, the Web has won,” Mr. Gundotra said in an interview last week.

That’s a claim that plenty of people — the armies of Windows programmers, for example, or Microsoft itself — are likely to find highly debatable. But the Web is getting better for programmers and that means ordinary Internet users can count on getting their hands on more powerful and useful Web-based programs soon.

Google Pushes to Make Browser Applications More Powerful - Bits - Technology - New York Times Blog

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