• Xml And Java Markup Language
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    XML and Java Abstract Most web developers are intimately familiar with HTML, which is a language for presenting information on-screen so that it can be read by a human. A new markup language is rapidly gaining attention, however. XML allows for the presentation of information which can be read by a computer program. It is likely that the future of web development includes the creation of increasing numbers of programs, which make intelligent use of the data on XML-based web pages. And Java is a...
  • Electronic Data Interchange Purchase Order
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    Electronic Data Interchange One of the more commonly accepted definitions of Electronic Data Interchange, or EDI, has been "the computer-to-computer transfer of information in a structured, pre-determined format." Traditionally, the focus of EDI activity has been on the replacement of pre-defined business forms, such as purchase orders and invoices, with similarly defined electronic forms." 1 EDI is the electronic exchange of information between two business concerns in a specific predetermined ...
  • E Commerce And Customers
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    MEMO TO: FROM: DATE: SUBJECT: E-Commerce and customers According to International Data Corporation more than ten million people are purchasing goods and services online in the United States alone. E-commerce allows people to exchange goods and services immediately with no barriers of time or distance. E-commerce at its simplest form, is a goal to improve the way business is conducted through technology. I found many E-commerce business sites growing at an exceptional rate. This technology inclu...
  • What Is Electronic Commerce
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    What is Electronic Commerce? "E-commerce has the potential to unleash enormous savings and business efficiencies, but the practicalities remain elusive. How will e-commerce change the global planning and purchasing of transport and logistics in the supply chain? Logistics has been described as the key enabler for e-business - but how can individual logistics and transport companies ensure that they benefit from, rather than perish in, the e-commerce revolution?" Alan Waller, partner, PRICE WATER...