A Web application is an application program that is stored on a remote server and delivered over the Internet through a browser interface. Commonly used Web applications can include webmail, online calculators, or e-commerce shops. Some Web apps can be only accessed by a specific browser. However, most are available no matter the browser.
How Web applications work
Web applications have many different uses, and with those uses, comes many potential benefits. Some common benefits of Web apps include:
- Allowing multiple users access to the same version of an application.
- Web apps do not need to be installed.
- Web apps can be accessed through various platforms such as a desktop, laptop, or mobile.
- Can be accessed through multiple browsers.