Impact of modern Web technologies on e-learning platforms

Cezar Toader

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This paper presents a consistent overview of the evolution of Web 2.0 relevant tech- nologies in order to sustain the connection with e-learning 2.0 concepts. Relevant changes in Web application presentation layer are discussed, and the actual trends in Web programming are taken into account. Web browsers drawbacks and HTML transformation are emphasized, rich clients advantages are presented, and programming frameworks are discussed. Also, several Web technologies for Web learning, used at North University of Baia Mare, are presented.