RIA space is rapidly growing even in India and with RIA summit 2008 Adobe demonstrated their leadership in the space. Dr. Naresh Gupta, MD of Adobe India and David Wadhwani, VP of the Platform BU, Ben Forta and James Ward were among the featured speakers. Flex is clearly currently leading the RIA space and with solid backing from Adobe, with a clear roadmap, a long list of fans, it is going to stay that way for a while. There are silverlight and javafx to maintain a healthy competition.
Mrinal broadcasted (live) the entire event (well, almost) from his mobile phone. Once in a while technology does amaze me. Ravi was able to make it from the Zephyr team and for those who couldn’t attend like me, here is a glimpse of video modcasted by Mrinal. Entire series is here