Monday, December 21, 2009

WEB 2.0

Web 2.0 is commonly used term in the software industry. Most of the people search in the web for this word. Most of the people tries to know about this word. why?

The term Web 2.0 purely related to the web application/Internet applications. As per Wikipedia "A Web 2.0 site allows its users to interact with other users or to change website content, in contrast to non-interactive websites where users are limited to the passive viewing of information that is provided to them".

The web 1.0 applications are the applications which gives information to the user but it won't interact with the user decision. In web 2.0 applications user interacts with the application and he share his decisions, he can own data and he can have control over data .

Web 2.0 sites may have an "Architecture of participation" that encourages users to add value to the application as they use it. Some people calls Web 2.0 as the “participatory Web” and Web 1.0 as “Informatory Web”.

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