The Best of Both Worlds– Web Apps with Desktop Clients

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The recent explosion of great tools that simply run in a web browser has been amazing. From tools like Google Docs, Evernote, Flickr, Twitter, Facebook, Prezi, and Rememberthemilk and the venerable Gmail— you can access powerful tools for free wherever you are. However, sometimes a web browser is not the best interface for the kind of work you want to do. This is where desktop clients for webapps really shine. Here is a great article from about 60 great Web apps with strong desktop clients. Am I missing any? Let me know in the comments.

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Ted Curran is a Learning Experience Designer/Developer for Autodesk. He is committed to empowering educators and learners to create transformational change through effective pedagogy and technology integration. You can follow Ted on Mastodon, LinkedIn or learn more at my 'About" page. These thoughts are my own.

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2 Responses

  1. ancawonka says:

    This is really the wave of the future. With data in the cloud, it makes sense to have your apps everywhere..

  1. June 6, 2011

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