Web-Based Applications (Sample)

3D Modeling and Animation

Backup Utilities

Comparitech hosts a comparison of the leading online backup services.

Bookmark Managers

Del.icio.us (pronounced as "delicious") is a social bookmarking web service for storing, sharing, and discovering web bookmarks. Del.icio.us uses a non-hierarchical keyword categorization system, in which users can tag each of their bookmarks with a number of freely chosen keywords


Google Calendar
A contact- and time-management web application offered by Google. It also allows users to synchronize their Gmail contacts with a web-based calendar.


Blobber is a unique web service that enables people to see how many other visitors are on a web site and to chat with them or to the site operators, send and receive instant messages and even receive information and alerts directly in the page they are viewing. All in real-time and without the need to download or install any external components.

Content Management Systems


Yahoo! Mail
Yahoo! Mail is a free email service, similar in function to Gmail.

Image/Video Editing

Picnik is an online photo editing service with many image manipulation features similar to the popular image editing software from Adobe, Photoshop. Currently it can import photos natively from Facebook, Picasa Web Albums, Flickr, Yahoo Image search and also offers options to upload from a computer or to upload from a website.

Image/Video Sharing

Flickr lets users share and organize their photos using a keyword tagging system.

Mind Mapping

Flash-based mindmap creator bubbl.us allows you to quickly and easily make effective, attractive mindmaps that can be exported as images or as HTML outlines, or shared with others who can add new items or draw new connections between existing ones.

Office Suite

The Zoho Office Suite is a web office suite which includes tools for word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, databases, note-taking, wikis, CRM and other applications. Being web-native, all Zoho applications are operating system independent.

Plagiarism Prevention


Project Management

Basecamp is a project management application that includes to-do lists, milestone management, forum-like messaging, file sharing and time tracking.


Reminder Services

Social Networking

Similar in function to MySpace, but also features a mobile access platform, enabling immediate response to content from the web site.

Start Pages

Netvibes pages are organized into tabs, with each tab containing user-defined modules. Built-in Netvibes modules include an news feed reader, local weather forecasts, a calendar supporting iCal, bookmarks, notes, to-do lists, and much more.

Time Organization

Backpack is a web-based personal information manager. The application has two main functions: user-created pages which can include text, images, and files etc., and an iCalendar format calendar. The main features of the user-created pages include to-do lists, inline photo galleries, notes & file attachments, and page sharing. The main features of the calendar include support for iCalendar, email/SMS reminders, color-coding of calendars, and iCalendar sharing.

Web Clipping

Google Notebook
Google Notebook is an interactive scratch pad for any visited web pages, offering to collect web findings within the browser window. Sharing functions permit a user to make public notebooks visible to others, or to collaborate with a list of users (with or without making collaborative notebooks public).

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For additional information about the Center contact:
Professor Ahmed K. Noor
Director, Center for Advanced Engineering Environments

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