Cloud Computing: A Look at IBM's Blue Spruce Web Browser Platform

 
 
By Clint Boulton  |  Posted 2008-12-01
 
 
 

A Look at IBMs Blue Spruce Web Browser Platform

by Clint Boulton

A Look at IBMs Blue Spruce Web Browser Platform

Evolution of the Web Browser

Web publishing, rooted in HTML, has evolved to where IBM now sees the browser as the Web platform.

Evolution of the Web Browser

What if?

What does Blue Spruce allow you to do? Collaborate in ways previously not possible.

What if?

IBM Calls It the Cooperative Web

IBM promises to replicate the power of face-to-face communications and gestures via the Internet. Not a bad value proposition during a recession. How soon can we get it?

IBM Calls It the Cooperative Web

Three Scenarios

Blue Spruce allows groups of users in fields such as education, financial services and medicine to work together on important shared projects.

Three Scenarios

The Concepts

Users stream live high-definition video and propagate changes in a Web browser.

The Concepts

Blue Spruce Includes Client, Co-Web Server

Here's a look at the makeup of Blue Spruce. Though not open source, the platform leverages several open standards.

Blue Spruce Includes Client, Co-Web Server

Relating to AJAX

Here's how the Blue Spruce components communicate with one another.

Relating to AJAX

Why Blue Spruce?

To boost the quality of live meetings with mashups.

Why Blue Spruce?

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