When creating applications, especially on an enterprise scale, don’t create them so that they run start to finish, tying up the user’s PC needlessly. If all you need is two pieces of information, get it from the user, then use technologies like Microsoft Message Queue (MSMQ) or Microsoft Exchange to handle the processing. This will free up the user’s machine immediately and you can send a message later when the task is complete or share relevant communication with the user.
What We Should Expect from Cell Phone Tech in the Near Future
The earliest cell phones included boxy designs full of buttons and antennas, and they only made calls. Needless to say, we’ve come a long way from those classic brick phones