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QuickPlace allows you to customize for multiple audiences. Table 1 lists
four different ways you can customize
QuickPlace, and shows which QuickPlace elements
you work with in each area.
Table 1. the QuickPlace Application Model
|Look and Feel |
From the table, you can see that QuickPlace provides a gradient of
• Browser-based customization
. No programming or special design
tools are involved—you can customize
the appearance, organization and functionality
of your QuickPlace workspace simply by using your browser.
• HTML-based customization
. Using any HTML authoring tools, you
can develop special forms for QuickPlace.
In addition, the entire user interface of
QuickPlace is easily modified with new HTML “Themes” (skin)
• Java-based customization
. For programmers, QuickPlace offers
robust programmable access to every
aspect of the QuickPlace system, as well as
integration with external databases and file systems.
• DLL extensions
. For ultimate control, QuickPlace allows C programmers
to “hook” key QuickPlace events, allowing DLL extensions
to be added at the operating system
level of the QuickPlace server.
• Turnkey servers
. IT professionals and business partners may use
the above capabilities in concert
with the QuickPlace turnkey systems to develop
Turnkey Servers for internal use or resale. QuickPlace
Release 2.0 is more than a product, it is a platform for the
development and deployment of instant collaborative