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Feature Request: XenApp-Powered Public Websites

Started by DragonSpark , 04 May 2017 - 06:21 AM
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Michael DeMond
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Posted 04 May 2017 - 06:21 AM

This feature request is to take the idea of client virtualization one step further than XenApp has already done, and make it so that it can be used in any hosted scenario, and not confined to a LOB application scenarios.

 

In doing this, XenApp can effectively be used in public and anonymous web sites.  This of course will present its own challenges, but will solve a tremendous need in the .NET development space as described by this very popular request:

 

https://visualstudio.uservoice.com/forums/121579-visual-studio-ide/suggestions/10027638-create-a-ubiquitous-net-client-application-develo

 

In allowing for any always-connected hosted scenario, XenApp would enable organizations and developers to work in their favorite development stack (as they do now in LOB scenarios) but in a mass and full-market capacity manner.

 

In addition to being hosted in a public/anonymous website, XenApp could also be hosted within native scenarios too, such as iOS and Droid.  Again, this is done already today in a LOB capacity and context, but the idea here is to make it viably scalable.

 

As reference, you can see this is already being attempted in efforts such as GTX+ plus Broadway:

https://developer.gnome.org/gtk3/stable/gtk-broadway.html

 

But again it is not scalable and that is the business problem we are hoping to solve here.

 

Thank you for any consideration and/or conversation around this very important concept!

Michael



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Michael DeMond
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Posted 17 May 2017 - 06:41 AM

Not a single reply?  I'll just assume everyone that has read this was all like...

 

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Michael DeMond
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Posted 22 May 2017 - 09:23 PM

*Bump*



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Michael DeMond
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Posted 24 May 2017 - 12:08 PM

*Bump*  Please kindly let me know if there is a better forum for this discussion.



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Michael DeMond
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Posted 25 May 2017 - 08:22 AM

*Bump*  Please kindly let me know if there is a better forum for this discussion.



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Michael DeMond
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Posted 26 May 2017 - 06:49 AM

*Bump*

 

FWIW, some innovative peeps already have already done some cooking with this:

 

https://developer.gnome.org/gtk3/stable/gtk-broadway.html

 

Just a matter before someone like Docker innovates and profits from it.  Also sounds like Awingu is interested and has been researching this as well.



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Michael DeMond
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Posted 28 May 2017 - 12:36 AM

*Bump*  Please kindly let me know if there is a better forum for this discussion.



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Michael DeMond
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Posted 28 May 2017 - 12:50 AM

MSFT to start inquiring large clients if the type of service we are requesting/discussing here is interesting/valuable.  Maybe Citrix should do the same thing. :P

 

https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/dotnet/2017/05/25/using-net-and-docker-together/#comment-289435



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Michael DeMond
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Posted 29 May 2017 - 08:53 AM

*Bump*  Please kindly let me know if there is a better forum for this discussion.



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Martijn Loenhout van
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Posted 29 May 2017 - 09:22 AM

You can open a support case and submit an enhancement request. 



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Michael DeMond
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Posted 29 May 2017 - 09:40 AM

Great @mloenho329!  Thank you for the suggestion.  I will do that and update this thread accordingly. :)



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Michael DeMond
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Posted 29 May 2017 - 12:32 PM

Hi @mloenho329, looking around, I was only able to find this enhancement request forum:

https://discussions.citrix.com/forum/869-enhancement-requests/

 

 

That looks like it is for "Insight Services."  Do you have a link for XenApp, by chance?



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Michael DeMond
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Posted 30 May 2017 - 04:14 PM

Sounds like we are going to get a new forum for XenApp feature requests:

https://discussions.citrix.com/topic/387393-enhancement-requests-for-xenapp/