AJAX Book Info
This is a pretty significant statement. It means that browser -based (and, therefore, web-based) user interfaces can be made indistinguish-able from those included with the best local, native applications. And it means that the user interface of local applications can be implemented in the browser rather than through one of the heavy, platform-sensitive and complex native GUI frameworks (Windows, Tk, Qt, Fox, AWT, SWT,
Swing, Cocoa, and the rest).