Got AJAX JSON going tonight with pure Lua, nothing but internal tables encoded to JSON. A lot of other infrastructure ported over from prior version. Some technical problems encountered early on been solved.
It is becoming practical to use 3D-printing to create custom appliances for computers.
This will soon be trivial. As always, what really matters is the software that runs on them.
P.S. Chrome browser with all it's built-in tools is ten times better than any other browser for debugging web applications. Add a few plug-ins and you almost have an IDE.