Microsoft's mobile-related development codenamed 'Kojax'

The latest Microsoft mobile-related development codenamed “Kojax” — Kojax is a mobile development platform, according to my sources, that will allow Microsoft and third-party-developed applets run in an Ajax-like way, using a combination of Visual Studio tools and JavaScript, on Java-based mobile phones. What kinds of mobile applets are we talking about here? Nothing iPhone-like, such as restaurant […]

The latest Microsoft mobile-related development codenamed “Kojax” — Kojax is a mobile development platform, according to my sources, that will allow Microsoft and third-party-developed applets run in an Ajax-like way, using a combination of Visual Studio tools and JavaScript, on Java-based mobile phones.

What kinds of mobile applets are we talking about here? Nothing iPhone-like, such as restaurant reviews or “I am Rich.” More like a virtual wallet for online payments, a group messaging service and photo-sharing app — things that build on top of Windows Live for Mobile services. Some of these Kojax-based applets will ad-funded; others will likely be transaction- and subscription-based.

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