The Future of Web Apps

Published in Web Development on Wednesday, December 14th, 2005

Ryan Carson's The future of Web Apps looks to be a hard conference to miss, if you are in the area. And while I'm on the topic...

This post will be a bit of a rambler, tying together some thoughts that have been bouncing through my head, thoughts that fall nicely under the title of Carson Systems' conference in London on the 8th of February, 2006.

The conference

8 Guys (hmm), big names, one day, 75 pounds. I can see this being a great way to shift the year into web application overdrive for those who attend. I say this knowing how I tend to get after good conferences (and during them too if there is caffeine readily available!).

Looks to be a great location, there's free wi-fi, and as a result I have it marked on my calendar and plan on attending.


Shaun Inman will be talking about APIs at the conference, something which I have been blogging about lately, and something that I am going to put off extending until the new year. Time is tight, sleep essential, and I would prefer to try and provide quality content rather than just content. This blog is also still untagged, and there are over 400 links still waiting to be published in the resources...

Some thoughts on web apps

This is something that I could write so much more about but won't. Time and other restrictions will keep this short and pointed, but I would love to hear what others have to think about this.

Ben Nolan notes on his Behaviour JS Library page:

It's great to see public uptake of these [Ajax, DHTML] technologies - but it worries me to see the influx of