HTML Applications

An HTML Application (HTA) is one of the most exciting script-related technologies to come from Microsoft yet. Introduced with Internet Explorer Version 5, an HTML Application is a web page that runs in its own window - outside of the browser. The implications of this are significant. You can now use VBScript, HTML, DHTML, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), HTML Components, Windows Script Components, and all the rest of build stand-alone graphical applications that do not require a web server or even a web or network connection to run. Also, since they are free of the security restrictions imposed by the browser.