links for 2007-07-30

WebRunner

Linux.com :: Mozilla begets WebRunner, a site-specific browser:

Nowadays, people are turning to Web-based applications as replacements for desktop applications. Web-based office suites, mail clients, multimedia apps, and general productivity tools are all extremely useful now, but standard Web browsers aren’t always the best option for running applications. To provide a more suitable tool for Web-based apps, Mozilla Platform Evangelist Mark Finkle has been working on WebRunner, a site-specific browser (SSB) that’s designed to work exclusively with one application at a time. It’s not finished yet, but it’s already showing promise.

Blackboard, Inc. Are you reading? 😀 This could be the magic bullet you need for a fully functional section archive outside of the true Vista application!