Date Added: Mar 2011
In recent years Internet and it famous application - the web - have seen a wide diffusion and have been subjected to technological changes. The underlying platforms supporting web applications are now based on layered software and complex hardware solutions in order to support a growing load request. Sciences in general and Astrophysics in specific take advantage of Internet and the web since most of its applications are executed on the Internet and manifest a web user interface. For modern applications is important both the architectural framework where to execute them and the languages used in the design and development of web applications that could be scientific applications or web tools used to communicate this science.