I gave this presentation on a couple of occasions. You can see the slides here.
In 2007 Rich Internet Apps were a way of achieving more fluid designs and transitions in Web Apps before the advent of HTML 5. This presentation discussed my experiences working on an RIA and comparing the differences between that and developing what were then traditional Web apps. Afterward, I was asked to write the story out in a narrative form for the Journal of The American Society of Information Science & Technology. Read Article.