Web Portal Application Development Technologies

Web Portal Application Development Technologies

Américo Sampaio
Copyright: © 2007 |Pages: 7
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-989-2.ch184
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The growth of the Internet and the World Wide Web has contributed to significant changes in many areas of our society. The Web has provided new ways of doing business, and many companies have been offering new services as well as migrating their systems to the Web. The main goal of the first Web sites was to facilitate the sharing of information between computers around the world. These Web sites were mainly composed of simple hypertext documents containing information in text format and links to other documents that could be spread all over the world. The first users of this new technology were university researchers interested in some easier form of publishing their work, and also searching for other interesting research sources from other universities.

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