Article Side

Online Article Directory!

Hello Guest! Login or Register to submit articles!

The New Era of Web Application Development V/S Desktop Based Software Product Development

By Kim Smith Subscribe to RSS | March 6th 2012 | Views:
loading
 
  



Today's world has seen a lot of advancement in technology. This has been witnessed not only in the gadgets used in the industries and social arenas, but also in the nature of software used in communication. In the past, applications were developed based on desktop. They targeted the need for desktop user of a computer. As such, majority of this software could only meet the needs of the desktop user. As such, they did not meet the modern global standards. However, technological changes in today's world have led to web application development. Much of the software being developed today meets global standards.

Modern applications

Modern software packages are no longer for use in standalone machines. Software product development based on the needs of e marketing has continued to gain popularity over the years. Among the most popular web applications, which have become very popular today is the shopping cart that is found on e commerce website. It is apparent that web application development has already replaced desktop-based software product development. Perhaps, this can be attributed to the following:

Better functionality

Better usability

Better view

In most cases, web applications are made on the basis of the user architecture. They also use web browser as their interface. These are some of the main aspects, which have given web-based applications so much popularity. Today, many people are spending much of their time browsing the Internet. Some are browsing for information on the products they intend to purchase while others are chatting with their friends. As such, they are using web-based applications more often when compared to desktop-based applications.

In addition, web applications require little maintenance. You just install them and even updates are easily accessible. On the other hand, desktop based applications have to be installed in every computer. Even updating has to be done on each computer separately. This makes it more cumbersome when compared to web based applications.

Similarly, web applications are easy to use. This is because you can access them from any location. Desktop applications require you to be where your computer is in order to access them. This makes them less convenient when compared to web based applications, which require the user to have only Internet connectivity.

Nevertheless, web applications too have their shortcomings. For instance, you must have Internet connectivity for you to use them. Sometimes Internet connectivity might be slow. This will affect performance. With desktop application, you do not require the Internet to use the application. Thus, there are no Internet issues whatsoever. In addition to this, the cost of developing web-based applications is high.

Kim Smith - About Author:
Rightway solution is an Indian based Software Product Development Company. Hire our dedicated Web Application Developers to fulfill all your Software, Web Application Development services requirements.

Share on Facebook Tweet It Stumbleupon this post This post is delicious !

Article Source:
http://www.articleside.com/software-articles/the-new-era-of-web-application-development-v-s-desktop-based-software-product-development.htm

Related Software Articles Subscribe to RSS

Magento custom development offers finest capabilities
Published by Terry Littrell on May 18th 2012 | Software
The article describes the usefulness of Magento custom development and of Magento extensions. The br...
 
Get the best of both worlds- Make Android apps run on your PC!
Published by Maria Gini on February 14th 2012 | Software
Android apps, ever since their launch, have been very popular and there is no doubt their addiction ...
 
Mobile application development India
Published by Anoop TU on July 15th 2012 | Software
Mobile application development has now reached into a higher level. As we speak thousands off applic...
 
Why PHP is significant for website development?
Published by Virtueinfo Web Technologies on January 6th 2012 | Software
PHP is a programming language easy to learn. Programming language PHP is free and safe to website de...
 
Reverse Osmosis Process with the development of membranes that could be used to desalt water
Published by Jamesarmstrong2011 on July 19th 2012 | Computer
Reverse osmosis is a process whereby a pump is used to pressure water through a membrane, and away f...
 
What are the advantages offered by mobile website development?
Published by Angel on December 28th 2011 | Software
With the aid of mobile website development program, a company can build an effective mobile website ...
 
Why choose Groovy and Grails for web application development
Published by Roger Lopez on April 27th 2012 | Software
This biased interacting of devices prescribes that network managers yet need a computer to access th...
 
Businesses benefit widely through Mobile application development
Published by Terry Littrell on May 11th 2012 | Software
The article is about mobile application development which is remarkably beneficial for businesses wo...
 
Evince Technologies PHP development india
Published by Alsa on January 3rd 2012 | Software
Evince Technologies provides guidance to clients seeking the right choices in the fast-moving field ...
 
Four challenges to overcome during mobile website development
Published by Angel on January 25th 2012 | Software
Organizations offer their focal attention to build mobile sites through mobile website development p...
 
How iPhone CRM apps help carry business in your pocket
Published by Angel on January 5th 2012 | Software
When companies implement iPhone CRM apps, they are allowing sales professionals to carry business in...
 
Leading company offering Custom software development services to its clients
Published by Coloprilreview on November 25th 2011 | Software
Unique Solutions of Advanced Technologies has exceptional skill and expertise to provide Custom soft...
 
Web Portal development in ASP.NET Call # 1 954-397-0800
Published by Sigma Solve LLC on July 18th 2012 | Software
Sigma Solve LLC Provides Best Web Portal Development in ASP.NET Services by Experts ASP.NET Develope...
 
Custom CMS Development necessary for better website development
Published by Pranav Thakker on December 15th 2011 | Software
CMS Development is one kind of software packages that is being used by most of people widely range t...
 
The key reason why India is the right option when considering offshore software development services
Published by Randykennedy on June 15th 2012 | Software
This is actually because of their considerable skilled people, total government aid and also high-te...
 
Things to know about iPhone app development
Published by Martin Tuner on January 4th 2012 | Software
Before getting initiated with the iPhone app development project, an individual should offer his foc...
 
Now your PC can also run Android apps!
Published by Maria Gini on February 16th 2012 | Software
Android app player will give you the advantage of using thousands of versatile apps on your PC even ...
 
Is Android apps for windows reality?
Published by Maria Gini on April 20th 2012 | Software
Android is undoubtedly the lead runner in the world of smart phones. IPhone, Blackberry, Windows and...
 
Essential things to know about mobile app development
Published by Angel on December 1st 2011 | Software
Mobile applications are growing rapidly and are really very useful for entertainment as well as busi...
 
Factors of Offshore software product development
Published by Calsoft Inc on April 4th 2012 | Software
Today every IT organization are looking for offshore software development, today in Offshore IT comp...