Pyro delivers Web apps to the Linux desktop
The Pyro project has launched its "Pyro Desktop," a new Linux application with the lofty goal of "true integration between the Web and modern desktop computing." Pyro offers an interesting new approach to deploying Web-based applications on the Linux desktop, reminiscent of Opera's and Vista's widgets.
The project is led by Alex Gravely, working in conjunction with Chris Toshok, a Mono developer. In announcing the alpha release of Pyro this week, Gravely stated, "Web content is no longer confined to the browser's window. Instead, trusted web sites and extensions are given access to the full range of interactivity and control enjoyed by native applications today."
Pyro's announcement teases readers to imagine...