Establishment: In 2005, a group of young people worked together and put all their efforts in a new project, a new open source web desktop, EyeOS.
August 1, 2005: The first publicly available EyeOS version was released as EyeOS 0.6.0. At the time, it greatly participated in creating the definition of a web operating system and acted as a concept. Quickly, a worldwide community of developers took part in the project and helped improve it by translating, testing and developing it.
June 4, 2007: After two years of development, the EyeOS Team published EyeOS 1.0. Compared with previous versions, EyeOS 1.0 introduced a complete reorganization of the code and some new web technologies, like eyeSoft, a portage-based web software installation system. Moreover, EyeOS also included the EyeOS Toolkit, a set of libraries allowing easy and fast development of new web Applications.
July 2, 2007: With the release of the 1.1 version, EyeOS changed its license and migrated from GNU GPL Version 2 to Version 3.
October 29,2007: 1.2 version was launched with full integration compatibility with Microsoft Word files.
January 15, 2008: EyeOS 1.5 Gala was liberated. The first version that supported both Microsoft Office and OpenOffice.org file formats for documents, presentations and spreadsheets. It also had the ability to import and export documents in both formats using server side scripting.
April 25, 2008: EyeOS 1.6 included many improvements such as synchronization with local computers, drag and drop, a mobile version and more.
January 7, 2009: EyeOS 1.8 Lars featured a completely rewritten file manager and a new sound API to develop media rich applications.
April 1, 2009: 1.8.5 version incorporated a new default theme and some rewritten apps like the Word Processor and the Address Book.
With the increasing use of high-speed Internet technologies during the past few years, the concept of cloud computing has become more popular. In cloud computing,users work with Web-based, rather than local, storage and software. These applications are accessible via a browser and look and act like desktop programs. With this approach, users can work with their applications from multiple computers. In addition,organizations can more easily control corporate data and reduce malware infections. Also, cloud...
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