Grid enabled portals are becoming increasingly popular as a platform for providing access to Grid services and resources. Unfortunately, much of the work done in portal development has led to vertically layered solutions that work for a particular project but are difficult to extend or reuse for other projects. The Grid-Sphere portal framework seeks to… (More)
In traditional web application development, very few libraries exist to make portal development easy. In general, many homegrown and vertical solutions exist and very little code is shared or reused. Finally with the emergence of some critical new web technologies, web application development is focusing more on reusable solutions and software. The… (More)
We present a synopsis of the Grid Application Toolkit, under development in the EU GridLab project, along with some of the new application scenarios which it will enable.