Tim Bray: Unflash

Tim Bray and Co. tried using Flash to create a better interface for their Visual Net application, but later decided to scrap those plans and use DHTML instead. The most interesting bit in the article is this:

“The usability problem wasn’t anything wrong with Flash intrinsically, it’s just that we couldn’t get it to feel enough like being in a browser.

This follows my recent feelings that many people actually want to work within and feel like they’re using a browser. Doesn’t make much sense, but there it is.

Read Tim’s Article.