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The Professional Developer Series
Volume 2, Web Development
1.5 Web Development And The Future
So what are component based applications? A developer can think of a component as a small, portable, reuseable facet of an application. Component based applications are simply applications comprised of a set of small, protable, reusable webapplications which are leveraged for a particular purpose.
I have met many developers that are great at building webapplications, I have met not nearly as many that componentize their applications on a day-to-day basis. Next generation webapplications are already beginning to focus on delivering their platform out to developers (such as facebook apps, iphone apps, etc). Where can we find real world examples of a componentized application? I would point out that many facets of webapplications such as wordpress have facilities which have been turned into components. Infact through the magic of plugins, you may even add new components to your wordpress workspace.
Other examples of componentized webapplications include things like remote flash video players,
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