Synthasite – Your Web AddiCT(s); 1st impression

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After lunch with Vinny Lingham we headed off to the incuBeta HQ where one of the Synthasite developers demonstrated some of the tech aspects of the Synthasite web development platform.

Synthasite immediately brought back memories of Visual Studio from the days of flying through Microsoft’s Visual Basic back at CPUT. The only difference is that it was all happening in the web browser, yummy.

What is Synthasite?

Synthasite is an advanced collaborative web development platform that competes squarely with traditional web development software.The key differentiator is that it is a Thin Client AJAX based platform, capable of deployment onto any operating system and it focuses on collaborative web development for beginners to advanced users.

In English that means you have the power of Visual Studio & Front Page all available in your preferred browser using any operating system Internet Explorer. Heck you’d be able to run your Web Development business from an internet cafe before you upgrade to your garage ๐Ÿ˜‰

This is not a Synthasite review, you’ve got TechCrunch for that. Apparently they’re moving the system from java to PHP which Your Web AddiCT thinks is a good move, mass adoption.

According to little me Synthasite promises to be a great tool for Geek Marketers who have not got the know how to roll-their-own-systems, that are HyperText Transfer Protocol & W3C friendly, but do know why they might need Synthasite.

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4-6 Weeks? Is this IncuBeta or Telkom? I requested a beta test of Synthasite, not an ADSL line to be installed. If the guys over at Google are still deciding on a location for their South African offices Your Web AddiCT(s); suggests my mother’s city, the mother city, Cape Town. Seth Godin has written a good post that reflects my sythasited thoughts.
Why Google should open up offices in Cape Town and not Jozi, come share a fraction of the traffic, the mountain and…

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