What is web 1.0 and web 2.0

Web 1.0 refers to static website, also known as flat pages or stationary pages. This website is “as is” meaning cannot be manipulated by the user and their content is the same for all user.

Static website Architecture

Most of the web 1.0 are written in plain HTML(Hypertext Markup Language) code.

Examples of web 1.0

  1. https://www.atlassian.com/time-wasting-at-work-infographic
  2. http://aaronporter.co/

Web 2.0 is a website that contain dynamic content. Dynamic sites are usually fetches data from the server and is written using server side scripting language such as PHP, ASP, JSP, and cold-fusion.

Dynamic website Architecture

The most common example of web 2.0 are facebook.com, youtube.com, twitter etc.. all are dynamic websites in which data is updated every moment.

What is ICT?

ICT or Information and Communication Technology refers to the integration of telecommunications such as telephone lines and cellphone signals. It is also used to describe a wide range of technological media that includes:

  • The Internet
  • Mobile Phones
  • Programmable Toys
  • Digital Cameras
  • Printers
  • Scanners etc.

When we use video call we used internet. When we send a text or make a call we used a cellular phone. When we run out of load we use payphone which use a telephone network. Having a unified way of communication is one of the goals of ICT. In terms of economics, ICT saved companies a lot of resources with the kind of communication technology they used now a days. In similar way, we spend less because of ICT. As we can send multiple message in the internet.

What are the Components of ICT?

Components of ICT
  1. Software – a series of instruction that tells the computer what to do.
  2. Cloud Computing – Computer operations carried out over computers linked to the web.
  3. Hardware – referes to the actual physical machines that make a computer system.
  4. Internet Access – refers to the process of connecting to the internet using personal computers, laptops or mobile devices by users or enterprises.
  5. Data – is a raw information. The word was originally the plural of datum, which means “a single fact,” but it is now used as a collective singular.
  6. Communication Technology –  refers to all equipment and programs that are used to process and communicate information. 
  7. Transaction – is any exchange of economic consideration that can be reasonably measured and affects the firm’s financial position.  Software – programs that tell computer what to do.