Bringing Desktop Applications to the Web

Borting Chen, Ho Pang Hsu, Yu-Lun Huang

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Abstract

As 'working with a browser' continues to gain acceptance, an emerging strategy adopted by software companies is to provide a Web version of their applications previously developed in a desktop environment. This article introduces a desktop application service framework that enables a Web server to host desktop applications and supports accessing these applications through a browser. The authors present a case study to show how the framework helps a virtual desktop cloud reduce bandwidth consumption by supporting browser-based access.

Original languageEnglish
Article number7389272
Pages (from-to)34-40
Number of pages7
JournalIT Professional
Volume18
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2016

Keywords

  • Internet technologies
  • Web services publishing
  • Web technologies
  • Web-based remote access

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