J. David Beutel wrote:
>>The Bullant Remote is an 'application browser'. Using the Bullant
>>Remote, end-users can connect to and surf applications just like users
>>of a web-browser can connect to and surf web-pages. Just like a web
>>browser, an application is identified by a URL and, just like a web
>>browser, giving the Bullant Remote a different URL will cause an
>>entirely different application to be displayed. In the case of web-pages
>>and JRAP applications, the content resides on networked server - an
>>innovation that has dramatically reduced the cost of provisioning
>>applications to large, disparate and geographically diverse user base.
>So it's a special-purpose browser that runs in Java on the keitai?
Right - and from the demo's I've seen its a bit like web-start - you
have a number of applications you can switch between and it each of the
them will sync with similar applications on your PDA, laptop or whatever.
>>Bullant's model of 'application-browsing' enables the creation of a new
>>breed of rich server-based applications that provide all of the benefits
>>of the traditional 'fat' two-tier client-server model with the benefits
>>of manageability, scalability and accessibility usually associated with
>>the 'thin' three-tier model. GUIs indistinguishable from a native
>>fat-client application can be created and deployed on a networked server
>>without the need to download any code to the device.
>I guess a 'fat' client isn't an option on a keitai.
well I guess it's all a matter of degree, since the clients I write for
503s are thinner than those I write for 504s ...