1. Apple produces the best development platform for Ruby and Ruby on Rails.
  2. iPhone programming becomes super easy with Ruby.
  3. Microsoft becomes the premiere provider for jQuery plugins.
  4. The solid state drive becomes the norm for servers and not for desktops until 2011.
  5. This is the last year where you need to support IE6! woohoo!
  6. WebKit silently wins the browser wars…. see future post for more on this one.
  7. The Apple Touch Tablet becomes the must have tech item.
  8. Nintendo enters the cell phone market.
  9. NHibernate becomes mainstream.