Gartner Research

Know Your Browser Technologies

Published: 13 January 2014

ID: G00255137

Analyst(s): Danny Brian

Summary

The client side of Web applications requires a mix of standards, programming languages, libraries, frameworks and architectural principles. To architect modern Web applications, development teams must understand how the components fit together.

Table Of Contents

Reference Architecture Template

Template Analysis

Architecture Details

  • Template Element and Flow Descriptions
    • Development Concerns
    • Browser APIs
    • Languages
    • Libraries and Frameworks
    • Standards Versions

Priorities and Recommendations

  • Pursue Architectural Agility
  • Forget About All-Inclusive Vendor Solutions
  • Prioritize Browser Education for Developers
  • Build Smaller and Smarter

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