Re: Are you familiar with Laszlo?

Subject: Re: Are you familiar with Laszlo?
From: "Mike O." <obie1121 -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 7 Jun 2005 19:24:03 -0700 (PDT)

David Neeley wrote:
> A very interesting technology, now open-sourced. If you
> want browser-based applications from relatively simple
> scripting, see
> There are some demos on the site you may find quite illuminating.

Here's the Laszlo open-source site:

No, I hadn't heard of Laszlo, but of course I went and looked it up...
It's a tool for building Flash web applications, and a Tomcat servlet
container for serving them. I wonder if their open-sourcing of Laszlo
was an effort to get ahead of these announcements of similar tools from

The Laszlo management team does have some former Macromedia folks on

Laszlo is also attempting to launch a new buzzword: "rich Internet
application (RIA)." The word Flash barely appears on their site. LOL -
they're trying to call it anything but Flash!

I couldn't run any of the demos - I just got a big empty box that said
"Click here to download plugin." But I don't want no plugins... :-)

Mike O.

Discover Yahoo!
Stay in touch with email, IM, photo sharing and more. Check it out!


New from Quadralay Corporation: WebWorks ePublisher Pro! Easily create
14 online formats, including 6 Help systems, in a project-based
workflow. Live, online demo!

Doc-To-Help 2005 now has RoboHelp Converter and HTML Source: Author
content and configure Help in MS Word or any HTML editor. No
proprietary editor! *August release.

You are currently subscribed to techwr-l as:
archiver -at- techwr-l -dot- com
To unsubscribe send a blank email to leave-techwr-l-obscured -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Send administrative questions to lisa -at- techwr-l -dot- com -dot- Visit for more resources and info.

Previous by Author: Re: Oracle Help or Java Help -- how to choose?
Next by Author: RE: Are you familiar with Laszlo?
Previous by Thread: Are you familiar with Laszlo?
Next by Thread: RE: Are you familiar with Laszlo?

What this post helpful? Share it with friends and colleagues:

Sponsored Ads