Web - Application

About

A web application is a hierarchical set of folders containing scripts that will create:

  • web code for a frontend application
  • or data (json,…) for a backend application

These folders are structured according to the standard specified by the application server where the application is deployed and executed.

Example

Java

Node (Javascript)

The application is created via a node web bundler.

Types

Web applications are of the following types:

  • Presentation-oriented (frontend)
  • Service-oriented (Backend)

Frontend

A frontend (known also as Presentation-oriented application) generates interactive web pages containing various types of markup language (HTML, XHTML, XML, and so on)

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Backend

Service-oriented: A service-oriented web application implements the endpoint of a web service. Presentation-oriented applications are often clients of service-oriented web applications.

Platform

Methodology

Software is commonly delivered as a service: called web apps, or software-as-a-service. The twelve-factor app is a methodology for building software-as-a-service apps. You can configure a service using environment variables only for instance.


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