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Web Technologies Introduction


Web Technologies are playing the leading role in the
World Wide Web includes many latest evolutions in it
like Web Services, Web 2.0, Tableless Design, HTML,
XHTML, XML, CSS 2.0 etc.


Web technology

aims to enhance creativity, secure
information sharing, collaboration and functionality of
the
web.


Web Technologies
have been developing since last 15
-
20 years and are still ….


Web 2.0,Web 3.0
are the main revolutionary
Technologies of it.

Evolution of Web 2.0



The term first became notable after the O'Reilly Media
Web 2.0 conference in 2004.


Initially in 1996 Web 1.0 was introduced by same
O’Reilly Media, which was not user friendly platform
having many difficulties to search or share and also
even retrieve information.



Web 2.0 is the new and revolutionary change that is
sweeping the Web and allowing users to interact with
the data available there in ways we never dreamed
possible 10 years ago.


The explosive growth and mind
-
blowing rapid pace of
changes in the technology has compelled the business
world to integrate for the latest technology amends."


Wide Spread of Web 2.0


Web 2.0 concepts have led to the development and
evolution of web culture communities and hosted
services, such as social
-
networking sites, video sharing
sites, wikis, blogs. Web 2.0 sites often feature a rich,
user friendly interface based on Ajax, jquery, similar
rich media.

Web 2.0’s
latest technology amendments



Social Networking Websites:

Social networks connect people at
low cost
. This can be beneficial
for
entrepreneurs and small businesses
looking to expand their
contact base.

The social network sites focuses on building online
communities of people who
share interests and/or activities.


Video Sharing Websites:

Video sharing refers to
websites or software
where users can
distribute their
video clips
. Some services may charge, but the
bulk of them offer
free services
.


Wiki’s:

A wiki is a collection of
web pages
designed to enable anyone who
accesses it to
contribute or modify content
, using a simplified
markup language.



Blogs:

A blog is a Web site, usually maintained by an
individual

with
regular entries of
commentary, descriptions of events
, or other
material such as graphics or video. A blog can also be understood
as the
Web personal Diary
.


Online Tutorial Websites:

Online Tutorial websites are providing valuable information which
is helping lots of users around the
world to learn
the various
technical information

including,
online

Computer Based
language tutorials
.


Importance of Blogs in Web 2.0


A Blog is a contraction of the term
“Web Log”.
A blog can also be
understood as the Web personal Diary.


There are many different types of blogs, differing not only in the type of
content, but also in the way that content is delivered or written:


Personal Blogs


Technology Blogs


Corporate Blogs


News Blogs


Healthcare Blogs


Fashion Blogs


Blogging is the latest innovation to take the web by storm. According
to blog tracking firm Technorati, there are currently 14 million blogs
with 80,000 more being added every day.





And 30 percent of all 50 million internet users are blog readers.


The blogs are providing the useful information for the users but the
blog authors were earning a lot for providing that information for the
users. The main source of revenue for the blog authors is from Google
Adsense and from other affiliate sources like Widget Bucks etc.. and
the also from
Sponsorers
.


In short, a lot of people are reading and writing blogs. Some of the
popular blogs like:



John Chow’s blog (earnings
$34,350.93/month) (China)



Labnol’s blog (earnings
$20,000.84/month
)
(India)



Shoemoney’s blog (earnings
$132,994.97/month
)
(US)



Gadgetcage’s blog (earnings
$15,000$/month
)
(India)


Some of the Blog Hosting Websites are

Blogger
,
Wordpress
,
Ibibo
,
FreeWebs etc.





Creating a Website:


Rules to be followed in creating a Website:

1.
The CONTENT of your site must be interesting and worthwhile.

2.

The site must be easy to navigate.

3.

Optimize Your Graphics.









Criticism of Web 2.0


Argument that Web 2.0 is not a new version of Web
technology, it is simply inherited the concepts of Web
1.0 which are displayed by modifying them.


Many of the ideas of Web 2.0 had already been
featured in implementations on networked systems
well before the term "Web 2.0" emerged.


6 New Web Technologies of 2008


Identity Management:
Three great technologies
OpenID
,
Google Friend Connect

and
Facebook Connect
.


HTML 5:

HTML 5 will eventually replace HTML 4.01, the dominant
programming language currently used to build web pages.


Lifestreaming
:
A new breed of social app has arisen to help us
manage the mess of information overload.


FireFox

3:

The most highly anticipated software releases of the year,
more than 8 million people downloaded Firefox 3 on the first day.


Google Chrome:
Chrome is a browser built to empower web
applications.


Location Awareness:
Location
-
based information ceased being a
fancy add
-
on and instead became a requirement of any serious,
successful web service.






End of Great Era


At the mid 90’s the users while browsing of the websites (or) sending
the mails, has to follow a massive process in Web 1.0. But after the
evolution of Web 2.0 in 2004 the browsing, Sending mails, Sharing
ideas, videos and pictures, Searching, Navigation and other Web
applications have became user friendly and also even much faster than
ever.


Web 3.0

is one of the terms used to describe the evolutionary stage of
the Web that follows Web 2.0. Web 3.0 is highly speculative.

1.

Web 1.0 was dial
-
up 50K average bandwidth

2.
Web 2.0 is an average 1 megabit of bandwidth

3.
Web 3.0 will be 10 megabits of bandwidth all the time, which will be the
full video Web, and that will feel like Web 3.0



As the Technology is growing day by day, it is not surprising to see
the evolution of new technologies by overriding the old ones.


Let’s Have a brief look at Web


Web 1.0:
Web 1.0 connects people to a public, shared
environment


World Wide Web. But Web 1.0
essential does not facilitate direct communication
between web readers and writers.


Web 2.0:
Web 2.0 not only connects individual users
to the Web, but also connects these individual uses
together. It fixes the previous disconnection between
web readers and writers.


Web 3.0:
Semantic Web, when it is realized, will
connect virtual representatives of real people who use
the World Wide Web. It thus will significantly
facilitate the exploration of web resources.

Conclusion


According to Best, the characteristics of Web 2.0 are: rich user
experience, user participation, dynamic content, metadata, web
standards and scalability, openness, freedom and collective
intelligence by way of user participation.



Many latest Technologies like Blogs, Tutorial Websites, Social
Network websites, Search Engines, Other Desktop applications
like Download toolbars, Google Tools etc came into existence
which are having great impact on Man’s Web Daily needs. But
because of the recent global economical meltdown the Era of
Web 2.0 has ended in 2008 giving rise to New Era Web 3.0 which
is going to deliver a new generation of business applications that
will see
business computing.