Archive for the ‘ Year: 2009

iSlate, interactivity and the era of intimate interfaces

Bonnier R&D came up with the following great concept for an e-Magazine Reader that offers great colors, animations, user interface and reading experience. Mag+ from Bonnier on Vimeo. We at Harbinger are passionate about interactivity and user experience, and have built great user experiences like flip-book on desktop, web and iPhone. The advent of a […]

Comparing Adobe Flex and JavaScript for RIA development

We released a white paper comparing Adobe Flex and JavaScript. Both are leading technologies available today for creating rich internet applications (RIA). In this paper, we compare these from the standpoint of their compatibility with existing technologies, UI capability, feature richness, performance and development support.

Twitter starts moving towards businesses

Twitter’s blog is talking about a feature that could put it on the path of starting to generate revenue. It is a feature called “Contributors” targeted at businesses. Check out Twitter has been under a lot of debate about its viability as a business and its ability to monetize its microblogging service. Twitter was recently […]

Cloud Computing: Two things to move to it today

Cloud Computing is becoming a mainstream technology with almost all major industry heavyweights backing it. As details emerge and the platforms and technologies are refined, many software vendors are evaluating the move to cloud. Being a fairly new and emerging technology, there is a need to evaluate the value of migration to cloud at minimal cost. […]

Comparing JQuery, Ext JS, Dojo, Prototype and YUI

There are many JavaScript frameworks available today for programming rich client-side interactions in web applications. With many such different options, it is important to choose a framework that not only serves your current requirement, but also serves you in the long run. We drew up a visual comparison between Ext JS and four other popular […]

The Enterprise Software Makeover Guide

At Harbinger Systems, we have developed IT systems and enterprise software that have incorporated the best of web 2.0 features. Our new white paper, The Enterprise Software Makeover Guide enumerates ten of the best UI elements that came out of Web 2.0 that have performed well in the enterprise environment over a sustained period of […]

Enterprise Web 2.0: Examples from the real world

We made a presentation earlier this year at the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco with real life applications of Web 2.0 inside the enterprise. The presentation covers how Web 2.0 can be used for improving employee productivity and for management visibility within the enterprise. An abridged version of the presentation is available at

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