Oh yeah, it’s this crappy post from ReadWriteWeb on the new Google Maps Flash API. I have no problem with a Flash API for Google Maps. Power to the people! But I did have a massive gag reaction to the following fairy tale:
It doesn’t end there, although my ability to keep food down did:
Throw some Flash Google Maps into the mix and things are liable to really get interesting.
- Are you kidding me? Hey, I’m glad Flash is open, but I have no love for an alternate Web.
- More creative ways than the JS APIs? Haven’t seen any creative uses of JS have you?
- One of the hottest development environments? For making Twitter clones?
The rest of the post is great!