This post on 37 Signals blog titled “What if I actually like HTML, CSS, and JavaScript?” tries to make rather positive case for HTML/CSS/JavaScript in light of upcoming rich browser based internet application technologies like Silverlight and Flex.

I think that applicability of any technology is in direct relation to the number of hacks you must employ to develop application using it…

The goal would be to use zero hacks but only those in Shangrila can achieve that.

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