It doesn’t seem as though the usual suspects picked up on this, but Openlayers is now officially at v2.0
The main development crew including Chris Schmidt certainly brings new meaning to “release early, release often”. Check out the examples for some ideas of what this js library is capable of.
If you’re wanting a client you can set up in 10 seconds, requires little configuration, has no serverside component and consumes a variety of data services .. this is for you! Watch the next release for some funky new canvas code too