Apple continues to ignore Flash support for the iPhone, and perhaps because of this, it’s pushing ahead with new features based on HTML and CSS. The iPhone has supported proprietary CSS on its Webkit-based browser, but things are now starting to take off on the desktop, as demonstrated by this YouTube video showing CSS on a Snow Leopard OS nightly build version of Safari:
Apparently, the effects on show have been proposed for standard adoption, and if approved, we’ll be seeing this sort of thing on other browsers. Certainly impressive, and it reminds me of Firefox plugin Cooliris. If you haven’t already seen Cooliris doing its stuff, you should check it out. It’s amazing to think that this sort of effect may soon be widely supported by our browsers.