Apollo: a new way of interacting?

Adobe is trying to increase its strength on the desktop with Apollo. I a nutshell Apollo is a way to push compelling functionality to the users PC. A small runtime that interacts with a server to obtain forms and send back user response.

Do we need another webbrowser and will Apollo become the defacto standard for interacting with users? I doubt it, so far other efforts including Flex from Adobe as well have not gained mainstream. One application that does it all, the web browser seems a hard one to beat.

At least we have something to watch and play with in 2007.

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One Response to “Apollo: a new way of interacting?”

  1. A new browser war « Arnoud on Software Development Says:

    […] of javascript, flex and java running on its JVM virtual machine. I have written about Apollo before, the new programming platform from Adobe. First aimed at the desktop, now this Adobe Virtual […]

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