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Web Standards and Applications

1. Explain the use of web standards. Why are they important when designing and developing websites? List three examples of these standards and how they are used.

2. What are web applications and how are they used? Provide two examples of web applications.

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1. Web standards are the technical specifications created by organized bodies that define the different aspects of the World Wide Web. Web standards were created by organizations such as the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) and International Organization for Standardization (ISO). These web standards are used to provide the best practices for designing web sites, and web development. These standards also ensure that web pages and websites can be accessible and usable by different users around the world, regardless of what country they are in. Three examples of web standards are HTML 4.0, XML 1.0 and CSS standards. HTML (Hypertext Markup Language) is one of the earliest and widely used languages for developing web pages. An HTML web ...

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In about 500 words, this solution provides a detailed discussion on the subject of developing websites and the topic of web applications. Examples of both web standards for websites and web applications are provided.