Web Apps are Hot

Dave Shea over at Mezzoblue has posted An ongoing conversation about web applications is highlighting key points about the future of computing, the web, and the industry.

Definitely read it through, and follow any of the links that you haven’t previously read. By the end, you’ll likely agree that

It’s a lot to digest and that’s only scratching the surface. The obvious trend is the key to understanding the future of computing: the web is it. Servers are becoming more important than clients. While raw processor power will remain useful for applications that need it, simple and general purpose data management — including email, scheduling and time management, office applications, and all other text and information manipulation tools — will increasingly move to a globally shared environment that makes it easier to collaborate and easier to access. The recession is over, the slump is ended. Web development is in demand, and the demand is only going to increase.