The Modern Web Stack
A Taxonomy of Front-End Technologies As An Aid To Decision Making
The two biggest drivers of change in business computing today are multi-device computing and cloud. Multidevice and cloud are driving a rapid evolution in application architecture toward more powerful front-ends and more flexible back-ends. Mobile devices are becoming important gateways to business data and applications. And cloud back-ends – often implemented as rich API service points – are fast becoming the back-end complement to this new wave of applications.
“"Many organizations have spent enormous amounts of time and effort creating development processes and building skills centered on traditional Java application servers. In many people’s minds, the first question is “why do we need to change?” Simply put, mobile computing requires a new architecture.."