Posted by indroneel on December 2, 2007
Modern enterprise applications are characterized by a preponderance of distributed computing paradigms and methodologies. In consequence, the network between different application elements (services) now play an increasingly significant role. Typically, the network layer for most distributed environments possess the following three characteristics:
- the nodes in the network (e. g. the services themselves) encapsulate complex functionality.
- the communication part is hierarchically layered into a set of relatively simple transports and protocols.
- the network topology is static with the location and capability of services defined a-priori.
In this article, we shall explore the feasibility and possible benefits of having a dynamic topology for the networking layer of enterprise applications. Read the rest of this entry »
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Posted by indroneel on March 31, 2007
Nine years and several technologies later, rich Internet applications are yet to attain maturity. Though AJAX and Flash have become widely accepted as the latest technologies for building RIA, these are far from being perfect solutions. This article presents a summary of the common problems that have assailed RIA development across successive generations of softwares and platforms. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted in browser, development, internet, RIA, web | 3 Comments »
Posted by indroneel on March 5, 2007
An Internet clipbook is a collection of Web page snippets, documents and links organized for easy browsing and quick accessibility. The imagery is drawn from a “real” paper scrapbook that contains among other things, photographs, handwritten memos, newspaper and magazine cuttings. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted in desktop, internet, knowledge base, productivity, software, web | 2 Comments »
Posted by indroneel on March 1, 2007
Online information is growing at an unprecedented rate with more communities and users taking to the Web than ever before. In the face of this explosion, the top three search services (Google, Yahoo! and MSN) are encountering serious challenges to maintain the relevance of their results. New solutions are constantly being proposed to augment (and at times replace) the capabilities of these services. In this article we shall take a closer look at some of these approaches that have the potential to grow into the next big thing in the search technology space. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted in internet, search, search engine | 1 Comment »