Issue No. 01 - January/February (2004 vol. 21)
Nicol? Serrano , University of Navarra Engineering School
Sonia Calzada , University of Navarra Engineering School
Jose Mari Sarriegui , University of Navarra Engineering School
Ismael Ciordia , University of Navarra Engineering School
<p>Over the past decade, this university's academic management system evolved from a mainframe environment to a Windows-based client-server architecture and then to a Web environment. Aiming for independence from vendors, these developers adopted open-source solutions for their Web applications and were delighted with the results.</p>
Client-server systems, multitier systems, software engineering for Internet projects
I. Ciordia, S. Calzada, J. M. Sarriegui and N. Serrano, "From Proprietary to Open Source Tools in Information Systems Development," in IEEE Software, vol. 21, no. , pp. 56-58, 2004.