HTML5 and future of RIA
When Macromedia, now Adobe started using the word RIA (Rich Internet Application), might be there are few peoples in industry who visualize the future of RIA and experience desktop type experience on web applications. Adobe created development environment for such kind of applications development and also Microsoft and Sun created their own tool Silverlight and JavaFx for it.
You will get more information about HTML5 from here.
Enjoy RIA…. :)