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Pro Web 2.0 Mashups

Remixing Data and Web Services

Authors: Yee, Raymond

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  • Huge potential audience - Mashups are hot, and this book covers all the most popular APIs (Google Maps, Flickr, etc) and server-side languages (PHP, ASP.NET etc)
  • Dissects the modern web, demystifying what comprises it - for example Blogs, tagging, folksonomies, Wikis, APIs - and where these pieces all fit
  • Looks at the overall picture of Mashups, as well as providing specific practical examples
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About this book

How many times have you seen a web site and said, “This would be exactly what I wanted— if only . . . ” If only you could combine the statistics here with data from your company’s earnings projections. If only you could take the addresses for those restaurants and plot them on one map. How often have you entered the date of a concert into your calendar with a single click instead of retyping? How often do you wish that you could make all the different parts of your digital world—your e-mail, your word processor documents, your photos, your search results, your maps, your presentations—work together more seamlessly? After all, it’s all digital and malleable information—shouldn’t it all just fit together? In fact, below the surface, all the data, web sites, and applications you use could fit together. This book teaches you how to forge those latent connections—to make the Web your own—by remixing information to create your own mashups. A mashup, in the words of the Wikipedia, is a web site or web application “that seamlessly combines content from more than one source 1 into an integrated experience. ” Learning how to draw content from the Web together into new integrated interfaces and applications, whether for yourself or for other others, is the central concern of this book.

About the authors

Raymond Yee is a data architect, consultant, and trainer. He is currently a lecturer at the School of Information�of the�University of California at�Berkeley, where he teaches the course "Mixing and Remixing Information". While earning a Ph.D. in biophysics, he taught computer science, philosophy, and personal development to K-11 students in the Academic Talent Development Program on the Berkeley campus. He is the primary architect of the Scholar's Box, software that enables users to gather digital content from multiple sources to create personal collections that can be shared with others. As a software architect and developer, he focuses on developing software to support learning, teaching, scholarship, and research. Raymond is an erstwhile tubaist, admirer of J. S. Bach, Presbyterian elder, aspiring essayist, son of industrious Chinese-Canadian restaurateurs, and devoted husband of the incomparable Laura.

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Buy this book

eBook $39.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4302-0286-8
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Download immediately after purchase
Softcover $49.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-59059-858-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Pro Web 2.0 Mashups
Book Subtitle
Remixing Data and Web Services
Authors
Copyright
2008
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Raymond Yee
eBook ISBN
978-1-4302-0286-8
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4302-0286-8
Softcover ISBN
978-1-59059-858-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXXIV, 603
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