The Open Web Platform (OWP) is a collection of open (royalty-free) web technologies developed by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) and other Web standardization bodies such as the Unicode Consortium, the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), and Ecma International. Continue reading “Open Web Platform (OWP)”
Client-side scripting generally refers to the class of computer programs on the web that are executed client-side, by the user’s web browser, instead of server-side (on the web server). This type of computer programming is an important part of the Dynamic HTML (DHTML) concept, enabling web pages to be scripted; that is, to have different and changing content depending on user input, environmental conditions (such as the time of day), or other variables. Continue reading “Client-side Scripting”
A static web page is a web page that is delivered to the user exactly as stored, in contrast to dynamic web pages which are generated by a web application. Continue reading “Static Web Page – how it all began”
Web applications are typically described as cross-platform because, ideally, they are accessible from any of various web browsers within different operating systems. Such applications generally employ a client–server system architecture, and vary widely in complexity and functionality. This wide variability significantly complicates the goal of cross-platform capability, which is routinely at odds with the goal of advanced functionality.
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