Innovations in web technology are ushering in a new era for internet-based software applications
Instead of software being resident on your hard drive, web based applications are hosted on the net rather than the operating system that runs a PC.
The problem with past web apps was that it was slow, clunky and inefficient. This is no longer the case.
"For a user it is fundamentally different -- it feels like a real application," said Rael Dornfest, chief technology officer for O'Reilly Media.
Microsoft is rumored to be showing a web development tool similar to AJAX after the company's developer conference in September.
Perhaps web applications will find its way to audio. Already there is web based notation being developed.
Since music is collaborative, maybe it makes sense to make music apps off the desktop and onto the net.
Imagine online apps where users can jam or have online concerts with players in different locations - all in real-time. Web based orchestras a possibility?
What are your thoughts on these possibilities?