What is the definition of Internet development concepts and technology? Give some examples.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com March 4, 2021, 8:00 pm ad1c9bdddf
The complex and evolving technology infrastructure of Internet Development includes:
- Standards-based browsers with plugins and extensions, and
- Various client-applications.
* Web-based applications and desktops
The richer user-experience afforded by Ajax  has prompted the development of web-sites that mimic personal computer applications, such as word processing, the spreadsheet, and slide-show presentation. WYSIWYG wiki sites replicate many features of PC authoring applications. Still other sites perform collaboration and project management functions. In 2006 Google, Inc. acquired one of the best-known sites of this broad class, Writely.
Several browser-based "operating systems" or "online desktops" have also appeared. They essentially function as application platforms, not as operating systems per se. These services mimic the user experience of desktop operating-systems, offering features and applications similar to a PC environment. They have as their distinguishing characteristic the ability to run within any modern browser.
Numerous web-based application services appeared during the dot-com bubble of 1997-2001 and then vanished, having failed to gain a critical mass of customers. In 2005, WebEx acquired one of the better-known of these, Intranets.com, for slightly more than ...
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