I was reading the technology section of NYTimes.com, and came across an article on a Microsoft project called “Popfly“. This is apparently a “no programming” mashup creation tool. It looks kinda interesting, but the performance of the Silverlight development plugin seems to be very sluggish (at least on a Mac w/Firefox or Safari).
I’m hoping that this below this verbiage you’ll see an example (a rotating sphere with trout pictures):
example is no longer working…oh well
This type of tool is, I think, important for all of us to wrap our heads around as we contemplate the move away from desktop software into the cloud…