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Web Application Frameworks

I’ve been thinking about building a web application that behaves more like a desktop application. Think MobileMe, GMail, Google Docs, etc.

This post collects together some of the research that I’ve been doing so I can refer back to it.

SproutCore

Cappuccino

Raphaël

There is a few places that have a comparison between some of these, including:

From my current reading, my inclination is to dive deeper into SproutCore. Apple and Yehuda seem to be investing a lot into it. That said, Cappuccino looks quite interesting.

Update: This article provides a good summary of large scale development using Javascript.