A web based application that seems more like a desktop app.
Buzzword is another web-based application, in this case a word processor. It is built using the Adobe Flex environment and requires Flash 9.0 to be installed on your browser. Of the web-based tools with which I have worked, this one seems most like a desktop application. Its interface is fast and responsive. Documents can be shared, and the commenting feature allows those working on the document to add comments at the end of each paragraphs. These types of web-based tools are an interesting alternative to desktop-installed applications and I would love to see a version of this that would run locally on our server.
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