The best web apps in 2010 – Part 2

Dushare


Simple direct file transfer service. Send your files to your peers directly (P2P) with no server for upload/download. Has a chat option as well. Unlimited file size


PrintWhatYouLike


Sure to make your life easier when you want to print any webpage with the ability to select the contents you want versus the entire page. You and get rid of the unwanted images and ads for printing. You can also autoformat options to format the text in the webpage. Simple and Easy the way you like it.


Project Bubble

Project Bubble
Online project management app with time tracking and invoicing capability. Intuitive interface. You can generate invoice as PDF and get your payments via Paypal


iCloud


icloud is a web site that turns your web browser into an online computer. Your icloud computer comes with the following features out of the box.

The best web apps in 2010

Inspiring and Interesting web apps I have come across.

 

Google Apps

Google are pioneers in coming up with the killer apps and its comes for free. Google docs, discussion groups, project collaboration with Google sites, Picasa, gmail integration with your websites, Google maps and YouTube. We use most of these apps daily and has influenced us in one way or other.


Box.Net

Online File Storage and backup service. Comes with Personal, Business and Enterprise version. Personal version is free and the others are paid service. The ease of use is one of the main highlight of Box.Net. You can just using it in 10 secs. Username, email, password and password confirmation. Thats all it takes. Scores great in User Experience.


Join Me

Instant screen sharing anywhere. The free version come with screen sharing chat, file transfer, remote control. It’s join.me, the last two words in an invitation to collaborate, meet, train, demo or show-off.


Aviary

Photo-editing, logos, web templates, filters, color palettes, screen capture, vector editing and much more. A HTML5 version is available as well which can be embedded on you site.

Aviary screen capture plugin is available for Firefox (Firefox Plugin) and Google chrome ( Chrome Plugin ).


GroupOn

Well, this website is close to what we thought about social shopping when we presented our concept of keeping the user in middle instead of the traditional shopping cart for indiatimes shopping, a website re-design competition conducted by Microsoft and won us the webby awards. Checkout www.zool.in.

Groupon brings in the social element in shopping where you get the daily deals feed from facebook or twitter, share with your friends and shop.


Forrst


Forrst is a community of passionate developers and designers focused on helping themselves and others get better at their craft, providing thoughtful critiques, and sharing their knowledge to build better applications and websites.

Forrst is a community exclusively for developers and designers and membership is through invitation only. A great place to get better of your design and development where we help each other for better user experience.


ZooTools


collect, organize and share your favorite images, videos, documents and links from all over the internet.


Pidoco

With Pidoco you can rapidly create professional clickable wireframes and interactive prototypes, collect feedback and run usability tests to involve key stakeholders and end users during user interface design. Create wireframes and prototypes online, Online-Collaboration within the team, easy online-sharing of prototypes.


to be continue…!

1-1-11. The Web World – It’s anybody’s guess

The phenomenal growth of web has exceeded everyone’s imagination. Its has become a part of our everyday’s life. Online and Mobile banking, Online bill payment, booking Movie tickets, bus and air tickets online, shopping from online stores.

Even the Indian government controlled train ticketings, Passport, electricity bills have moved online and has become huge success.

Google Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Opera has offered more choices and a better web experience. This has surely drive competition in web development.

When we say phenamenal , I just can’t stop writing about facebook. Even though facebook has been in the news more for the wrong reasons, Facebook has changed the way we interact socially and has become “THE” social network.

Majority of the websites wanted to have their fan page on facebook. Given the massive user base, online games in facebook became a huge hit and farmville being the standout. Started playing farmville since on my of friend asked me to be her neighbour. Just out of curiosity started playing the came and recommended to my friends. Volia within a couple of days everyone became crazy and then started a competition. Everyday we talked about crossing miletones and boasted of the millions coins they had.

Where have we headed in 2011 with the web development. It’s anybody’s guess. With new web technologies like HTML5 and supported by powerful browsers, sky is the limit. Lets powerup the web experience and change the way we compute and consume.

Welcome 2011.