When the web finally became the platform that Java originally sought out to be, it was only a matter of time before the criticism about Java and whispers about it’s inevitable obsolescence began.
Historically, Java has been susceptible to security vulnerabilities and the target of numerous viruses. It has been criticized for its performance due to memory issues. The nail in the coffin? The days of applets and java-based application on end user machines has all but gone.
So when you’re considering an application like VirtualViewer or any other web-based application, consider all of the factors and ask the right questions before you make any assumptions on what you think it’s really made of.
Ed Berberian has managed the sales engineering staff and project management teams at Snowbound Software for the last 14 years. He is an expert on Snowbound’s VirtualViewer products and HTML5 viewing technology, as well as managing middle to long-term projects that involve a range of software solutions and implementations. He specializes in maintaining the client-vendor relationship throughout the process.