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Among the Best Posts of 2008 on Flex RIA

Posted by | January 7, 2009 .

As you all know, I have recently tried to look how Flex RIA was a year ago through the Wayback machine. While it was not possible for me to read each and every post made over the year, here are some I found interesting among the popular ones in each month. Jan, 2008: It was […]

Geoweb Meets Twitter at Twittervision

Posted by | December 26, 2008 .

You must have noticed the image in the greeting I posted yesterday. If you haven’t, then check out this screenshot and return back. I took it after waiting for several minutes on Twittervision yesterday. Twittervision is a very interesting website that uses the Google Maps API and the public Twitter feed to show a real-time […]

Merry Christmas and a Happy Hanukkah

Posted by | December 25, 2008 .

Flex RIA wishes you all a very happy Christmas and Hanukkah. Enjoy your vacations. I will continue to post on all our usual days so you can find something new everytime you drop by. P.S. @TheRealJesus: Happy birthday to me! I like peace on earth and good will for all as my prezzie this year […]

Rich Spatial Flex Viewer for Geoweb 2.0

Posted by | December 12, 2008 .

We have seen a number of mashups that use Google Maps API or some other maps and almost all of them do just one thing: putting markers (lines or polygons) on the digital maps, regardless of how fancy the user interface (UI) and the data may be. But there is this Rich Spatial Flex Viewer […]

hookupmaps is the Weirdest RIA Ever

Posted by | November 28, 2008 .

I am aware that Flex RIA is accessed by techies while sitting in their workplaces. That is the only thing stopping me from reviewing hookupmaps with screenshots. hookupmaps is the weirdest RIA I’ve ever come across in terms of purpose. Not affiliated with either Craigslist or Google Maps (of course), hookupmaps is entirely based on […]

Follow a Train on Google Maps With IndiaRailInfo

Posted by | November 19, 2008 .

IndiaRailInfo is one of the best Geoweb apps I’ve seen thus far. No, it doesn’t show Google Maps in a new dazzling light. It is simply that it has a great utility value and as of now gives the information sought very quickly. Wikipedia says that Indian Railways is the 5th largest network in world […]

Rounding Up Last Week

Posted by | October 28, 2008 .

<head> conference closed the tag this Sunday with a </head>. There was so much to take in, it might be too early to start waiting for the next round. Mark Grossnickle of ickydime has a day by day review. And thank you for the show, Aral. Google Earth is now officially on iPhones and iPod […]

Cloud is in Business, Business with SLA and no Beta

Posted by | October 24, 2008 .

Amazon has announcement today that Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) is now Generally Available and includes a Service Level Agreement (SLA). I would take this as general reminder to all the web players, especially the Web 2.0 crowd, that a beta version does has a limit life span. Beta has a end. Google, are […]

GeoWeb in Cloud

Posted by | October 23, 2008 .

Mansure Raad had a very interesting post on how to create a Flex geoweb application using the Amazon S3 (the cloud). Several interesting tools he used: ESRI ArcGIS API for Flex – will be released to public soon Amazon S3 – If you don’t know what it is, shame on you. Heading here to regain […]

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