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Web Design

Website Critical Review

Evaluation of site

Scope:

Currys being a leading UK retail outlet for the supply of electrical appliances and goods has a nationwide chain of stores throughout the UK. The website has been designed to support these stores with the option of providing the customer to purchase online with a free delivery option. Equally, the site facilitates a locator of the nearest store where you can pick the goods up. The site is extremely comprehensive, easy to navigate around and has a pleasing screen design. Currys is an electrical retailer and part of the Dixon Group of companies. The firm has 295 superstore and some 73 retail high street outlets. The firm has a modern outlook in terms of e-commerce but is highly questionable whether this fully aligns with the organizational strategic objectives.  Greater emphasis is placed upon the stores as opposed to the e-commerce site as a marketing and sales driver of the business. (Currys, 2013)

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Web Design

Integrated Development Environment

Introduction

Software plays crucial roles in supporting hardware and ensuring successful application of processes. Software also plays crucial roles in ensuring successful completion of projects and in helping business processes. The software in this case is open source software available from the Google code. The software being open source means that its source code is licensed and available as an open source license. In addition, the copy write owner of the open source software has the rights to provide opportunities for changing, studying and distributing this software. Open source software has advantages because they are developed in a collaborative and public manner. Open source software can only be compared to open content movements and user-generated content (Concrete5, 2013). The open source code for this case is an information system based on an applicable and real software. In this case, the information system is Concrete5, which is a pure Java/JavaScript and high-speed bidirectional communication system that offers solutions for web applications.

Application Domain

Concrete5 occurs as open source software that offers a content management system. The Concrete5 is initiated for the creation of innovative HTML5. This software helps individuals to publish content online in the World Wide Web or intranet. This system has its applications on communication and streaming applications on the web. This information system has immense applications and it crucially replaces the existing approaches employed by XHR and Comet services and approaches. This information system has immense capabilities especially in offering ultra high speed and flexible bidirectional TCP sockets communication technologies (Concrete5, 2013). Most importantly, Concrete5 occurs as an open source JavaScript and Java implementation of HTML 5 WebSocket protocol. Crucially, this system has enormous resources through its set of extensions. The designers of this software incorporated ease of use because the users do not require immense technical knowledge and skills.