Comparing UX technologies for performance
For people who are figuring out what direction to go as far as future technologies is considered, here's a 3rd party community effort to get that answer as far as performance of the various technologies go:
Long story short:
- Different browsers behave differently to the RIA frameworks. Best is Opera and worst is FireFox.
- "The unexpected is that WPF/e is faster than Flash despite the fact that it’s been in the market for years."
The source code is available and community has posted their results using the code.
Conclusion: start using Silverlight!