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Rich Internet Application (RIA)

A rich internet application (RIA) refers to the technologies that let organizations build applications for rich, responsive user experiences. The term, inconsistently used in the software development industry, is more of a concept than a particular set of tools. It describes different approaches and technologies that span browsers and other subcategories. These include the plug-in enhanced browser, HTML5-powered browser, and JavaScript-enhanced browser.

What Small and Midsize Businesses Need to Know About Rich Internet Application (RIA)

Small businesses can use the principles of RIA to create dynamic, interactive, and intuitive online experiences for customers. This approach might include using JavaScript for animated images and other multimedia or HTML5 to modify the appearance of web pages, making them more user-friendly.

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