jMaki Release Candidate 1 Now Available
By arungupta on Aug 01, 2007
The big advantage of data models is specified in the blog as:
The data models are consistent across the widgets regardless of the underlying toolkits. The jMaki widget wrappers convert the data from the jMaki data models to the model the underlying toolkits expects. This way you can switch between the toolkits without having to change the data format.
A quick overview of jMaki is available here.