Rich Internet Applications

Rich Internet Applications run in most modern browsers.


Rich Internet Applications are becoming popular and their are a host of providers for the same. These are delivered by web and provide interactivity to the end users.

 

1. Adobe Flash

Adobe® Flash® CS4 Professional software is the industry-leading authoring environment for creating engaging interactive experiences. Deliver to audiences across platforms and devices. You can download the trial from the site.

 

2. Adobe Flex

Flex is a highly productive, free open source framework for building and maintaining expressive web applications that deploy consistently on all major browsers, desktops, and operating systems. While Flex applications can be built using only the free open source framework, developers can use Adobe® Flex® Builder™ software to dramatically accelerate development.

 

3. uniPaas

uniPaaS is an application platform designed to give enterprises a cost-effective way of building IT applications that can be deployed on-time and on-budget. It is also the industry’s first platform to deliver Full Client, Rich Internet Applications (RIA) and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) from a single, comprehensive development paradigm. With uniPaaS, Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) can develop a single code-based application and then deploy it in multiple modes, whether Full Client or Web-based; on-premise or on-demand; RIA or SaaS; as a packaged application or service-based solution; and in a localized or global form.

 

4. Silverlight

Microsoft Silverlight is a free runtime that powers rich application experiences and delivers high quality, interactive video across multiple platforms and browsers, using the .NET framework.

 

5. JavaFX

JavaFX 1.2 includes a new cross platform user interface (UI) library, faster application start-up, streaming media support through Real Time Streaming Protocol (RTSP) and other performance enhancements across desktop, browser and mobile. JavaFX 1.2 also features early access availability of the JavaFX runtime and tools for OpenSolaris(TM) and Linux, making it one of the most widely deployed RIA platforms available across all major consumer and enterprise operating systems.