Web 2.0 applications
Rich Internet Applications
Rich Internet applications (RIA) combine the best features of desktop and web applications. From desktop solutions they take user interfaces, while from Web applications they take cheaper and faster development as well as easier maintenance. This excellent combination combines also the best of interactive multimedia communication.
The end result are applications that provide an intuitive interface which makes user experience completely pleasant. Similar to desktop applications, RIA have very interactive user interface, like for example input fileds and objects validation and formatting, or very fast interface response without need for page refreshing. Moreover, there are standard features like objects drag and drop, ability to work online and offline, etc.
Similar to web applications, RIA inherit rapid development and production set up as well as availability on different platforms.
In the Rich Internet application environment, client computer can do more than just page views. It is able to perform calculations, mathematical projections, send and receive data in the background, redraw parts of interface etc. and it can do all that independently from the server computer that it is connected to. In this way, RIA environment becomes strong technical platform that allows clients to have desktop applications potential.
The demand for web applications, especially in the business world is in big increase. The reason is that decision-makers realize that a modern web applications are able to solve a series of problems such as:
- Run on various platforms
- User interface with a high degree of interactivity
- Using a client computer for processing and rendering
- Mixing audio, video, visual and textual content
- Enabling users to work offline and online
- Access to any number of services (Java,.NET, etc)
- Availability to everyone
Regarding the applicability of Rich Internet applications on your business processes or your business overall, we dare to claim that the only limit is your imagination. If you want to develop or enhance any of the following areas, we are confident that RIA is the best answer to your wishes:
- Business dashboard
- Data analysis
- Project Management
- Resource Management
- Planning sales, production, resources …
- Support for any internal process
- Applications for audio and video content
- Interactive Web Pages