Agents are also used in the Web environment to perform several functions. In this section, we will concentrate on agents that can be activated by a user on a Web browser.
As an application developer, you will most likely create two sets of agents in order to perform the same operations from both a Notes client and from a Web browser. The main reason for this is the difference in the way in which an application interacts with the user in the two environments.
In Domino, the applications can interact with users by using message boxes or by prompting information (for example, to change the values in the fields of the currently open document).