It is really interesting to see that they too have chosen to use Adobe Flex, and the selling points of using the Flash Platform repeats itself; It is fast, flex(ible) and already available for the majority of clients, with 96.8% of enterprise users having Flash Player 9 or above installed, source Adobe.
With a growing number of financial institutions using Flex, Adobe has really established themselves as a strong competitor in the world of complex RIA’s. With the high technical demands and challenges from investment banking, Adobe has really had to pull up their sleeves, and LiveCycle Data Services 3 is a good example of that. Having added the support for Edge Server deployment, LCDS can really add that extra bit of functionality every complex Flex application needs, multi tier deployment. LCDS adds a lot of value with the ability to use AMF also in banking applications, and we can finally leverage AMF based messaging, RemoteObjects and DataServices, very good to see it coming together.
With all the news in the world of RIA’s 2010 looks really promising