Showing posts from February, 2006

Why Rich Internet Applications

Internet usage has grown, and as web sites evolve and functionality becomes more complex, the limitations of the old static Web are apparent to businesses and to their customers. AJAX and Rich-Internet-Applications (RIA) are now changing this outdated paradigm.To decipher what all of the Web 2.0 hype means to the business executives searching for practical line of business solutions, one must first understand in clear business terms what AJAX and RIA are all about.Ajax is a method of providing truly dynamic content on a Web page without a page refresh and encompasses many different technologies which enable a new bread of web applications. The market for AJAX development solutions has changed rapidly.The term “AJAX” was first coined only 12 months ago, and through early to mid 2005 there was very little market awareness. Now, however, these technologies are recognized as providing sites that look and feel like standard desktop applications by having rich interactive content. You may h…