This chapter discusses the relevance
of object-oriention for the Web.
We discuss both the Web infrastructure and
the development of Web applications.
The message should be clear: objects are gaining ground.
An example of extending the Web with new media is discussed.
Such extensions have a syntactical and operational side.
At the time these extensions were developed, XML was not yet in
view. Nowadays, XML is the technology of choice
for such extensions.
Viewed from an architectural perspective,
Web applications may be characterized as a mixed of
Such styles are largely dependent on the technology at hand.
As subjects for papers you may think of
For practical projects see Appendix I.
Most of the projects mentioned there may be built on Web technology,
or at least have a Web interface.
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