[thelist] Spolsky: things you can't do really well in a web application

Mike evolt at muinar.com
Thu Jun 17 11:09:21 CDT 2004

>1. Create a fast drawing program
>2. Build a real-time spell checker with wavy red underlines
>3. Warn users that they are going to lose their work if they hit the
>close box of the browser
>4. Update a small part of the display based on a change that the user
>without a full roundtrip to the server
>5. Create a fast keyboard-driven interface that doesn't require the
>6. Let people continue working when they are not connected to the
>So, I'm curious.

Hi Joel

IMO, Flash does 1, 4, 5, 6 fast and well... Cross-browser, system-


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