Types of Smart Clients Applications

Types of Smart Clients Applications

Smart clients vary greatly in design and implementation, both in application requirements and in the number of scenarios and environments in which they can be used. Smart clients therefore can take many different forms and styles. These forms can be divided into three broad categories according to the platform that the smart client application is targeting:

  • Windows smart client applications
  • Office smart client applications
  • Mobile smart client applications

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Smart Client – figure out the design challenges and the solutions.

Smart Client – figure out the design challenges and the solutions.

Smart clients are easily deployed and managed client applications that provide an adaptive, responsive and rich interactive experience by leveraging local resources and intelligently connecting to distributed data sources

To fully understand how smart clients combine the benefits of rich clients and thin clients, it is useful to examine the history and underlying principles behind the rich and thin client application models, and review some of the advantages and disadvantages associated with each.

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