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Gallery2:SoU2008:Comparison of technologies for the new upload interface

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AJAX

pro:

  • standardized
  • requires no additional plugin

contra:

  • no way to get the filesize of a photo prior to upload


Flash

pro:

  • widespread
  • a lot of visual opportunities

contra:

  • requires (up-to-date?) flash plugin


Java applet

pro:

  • allows high-level image manipulation like rotating, resizing on the client-side (Facebook, Gallery applet)

contra:

  • requires installation/initialization
  • requires Java Runtime Environment
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