Sproutcore 2.0 lives on as Amber.js, after the Sproutcore team was absorbed by Facebook. The project will be maintained by Tilde, which was setup by Yehuda Katz and Tom Dale, both of whom had left Sproutcore earlier this year.
Add interactive sliders, that look like the album-art Coverflow in iTunes.
A look at the architecture and new Technologies involved in the development of apps for Microsoft’s tablet-oriented Metro interface in Windows 8. ‘Contracts’ seem interesting – providing simple hooks into various native APIs, while background tasks seem to be somewhat limited.
Seems an interesting alternative to the loads of PHP based CMSs such as WordPress or Drupal. However, most Users might be turned-off by the relatively higher complexity of setting up the app, and the limited options of Hosts geared towards personal use.