Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Windows4All : WebOs : Windows OS

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This is the alpha version of Windows4all.com
Windows4all.com is a Microsoft Silverlight based online virtual operating system.
It is a website that simulates an operating system inside a web browser.
Windows4all.com replicates the desktop environment of a modern operating system.
The user can launch applications right away without installation.
Windows4all.com is web-based and requires Silverlight 3 to operate. Application runs in Silverlight’s security sandbox.
By default code is restricted from accessing user's file system or doing anything that could hurt user's machine.
Besides desktop, taskbar, start menu and sidebar, currently it includes such applications:
· File Explorer
· Internet Explorer
· Video Player
· Rich text editor
· RSS reader
· Notepad
· Paint
· Chat
· Calculator
· Games like Chess, Solitaire, Spider etc.
The system also supports installing program functionality.
But this program should be developed in Silverlight and be available in Internet or local file system.
Questions about the windows4all.com can be asked at http://forum.windows4all.com