Rich Internet applications (RIAs) represent the next wave in the evolution of web applications, as they promise the richness, interactivity, and usability lacking in many of today’s web applications. However, as with any technological innovation, with the new opportunities come new challenges to be negotiated. What are the business benefits of adopting RIA, and what are the risks?
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a hotel room, plan travel, trade in stocks, bid on auctions, and access a whole host of other services online - at the click of a button. As the penetration of high-speed broadband Internet access increases, web applications continue to evolve and stretch the boundaries in terms of utility, content and user experience. RIA is the next logical step in this evolutionary process. RIA represents the transition of web applications from the simple, thin client model to a model that provides the user experience