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This page provides an overview of 6 articles related to 'web app', listing most recently updated content first. Note that filters may be applied to display a sub-set of articles in this category (see FAQs on filtering for usage tips). Select this link to remove all filters.

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A web application is an application that is accessed by users over a network such as the Internet or an intranet. The term may also mean a computer software application that is coded in a browser-supported programming language (such as JavaScript, combined with a browser-rendered markup language like HTML) and reliant on a common web browser to render the application executable. Web applications are popular due to the ubiquity of web browsers, and the convenience of using a web browser as a client, sometimes called a thin client. The ability to update and maintain web applications without distributing and installing software on potentially thousands of client computers is a key reason for their popularity, as is the inherent support for cross-platform compatibility. Common web applications include webmail, online retail sales, online auctions, wikis and many other functions. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Web application)

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Metadata related to 'web app' (as derived from all content tagged with this term):

  • Number of articles referring to 'web app': 45 (2.6% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'web app' across all Ariadne articles: 96
  • Average number of references to 'web app' per Ariadne article: 2.13
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'web app': 1997-05
  • Trending factor of 'web app': 817.6 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Top authors

Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'web app':

  1. jason cooper (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. gary brewerton (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. brett burridge (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. brian kelly (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. mike jones (see articles on this topic by this author)

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Title Article summary Date

Web Focus: The WWW 2005 Conference

Brian Kelly provides his impressions including reports of areas of doubt and uncertainty - but also of an exciting new development.

July 2005, issue44, tooled up

Web Focus: WWW 2003 Trip Report

Brian Kelly writes on the recent WWW 2003 conference and outlines some of the latest Web developments.

July 2003, issue36, regular column

Web Focus: Let's Get Serious about HTML Standards

Brian Kelly encourages authors to treat compliance with HTML standards seriously.

October 2002, issue33, tooled up

Web Focus: Hot News From WWW10

Brian Kelly reports on the Tenth International World Wide Web Conference, held in Hong Kong on 1-5 May 2001.

June 2001, issue28, tooled up

Web Focus: HTML is Dead!

HTML is Dead: Brian Kelly explains why this is, and why it is a good thing.

March 2001, issue27, tooled up

Web Focus: Report on the WWW 6 Conference

Brian Kelly describes the sixth International World Wide Web conference which took place in California from 7 – 11 April 1997.

May 1997, issue9, tooled up

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