Developing Web Tools
develop user-initiated and trouble-free tools in collaboration with
- All our tools must meet a definite and well-validated need and have
an ample range of possible uses;
- They must work reliably and be usable also over mobile connections.
- The applications are provided with interfaces that are functional,
unencumbered by superfluous ”multimedia and flashing lights”.
- The services are available from centrally maintained servers (ASP).
Educational establishments need not worry about maintenance and software
- The applications are independent from any particular operating system.
Users are not bound to, for example, Windows, Linux or Mac systems.
- Special needs are catered for. The aim is to design applications with
a structure that takes special needs (e.g. the visually handicapped)
into account or makes the implementation of any special user interfaces
as easy as possible.
- There are several language versions, and new translations can be made
- The applications are constructed on the basis of open-source software.
A Quick Visit to the Peda.net "Machine Room"
From a technical point of view, the starting point of all Peda.net software
products is that they are based on open standards (e.g. HTML), which means
that they can be used under a maximum range of, for example, operating
Developers of the Peda.net web tools draw on Open Source technologies.
However, Peda.net tools are not themselves Open Source products.
Another word for ”Open Source” is ”free software”.
Briefly, it can be said to cover free and Open Source software, freely
downloadable from the Internet.