OpenSocial Network Programming

OpenSocial Network Programming

by Lynne Grewe, Grewe
     
 
OpenSocial is a set of common application programming interfaces for Web-based social network applications. As the first book on OpenSocial, this valuable resource discusses the unique area of social networking and the needs and different attributes of social network applications. You?ll get step-by-step instructions for creating OpenSocial applications for multiple

Overview

OpenSocial is a set of common application programming interfaces for Web-based social network applications. As the first book on OpenSocial, this valuable resource discusses the unique area of social networking and the needs and different attributes of social network applications. You?ll get step-by-step instructions for creating OpenSocial applications for multiple platforms and explore application development and deployment using integration technologies like the new Sun Zembly Platform. Plus, you?ll examine newer technologies like the Sun Platform that allows even non-programmers the ability to ?mash up? applications.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470442227
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/13/2009
Pages:
408
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.20(d)

Meet the Author

Lynne Grewe, Ph.D., is founder and director of ILab at California State University East Bay, where she as a professor in Computer Science. She created the first class in a university to teach social network programming, using the platforms of OpenSocial, Facebook, and others. Previously, she worked at IBM as a media specialist. She received her Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Purdue. She has collaborated with numerous companies in social networking. She has published in professional journals and presented at many conferences and symposiums. Lynne has contacts in industry that are spearheading social network platforms and including Sun, Yahoo!, and Google. She is also a leader in the community developing personalization/socialization of the social network experience and is a member of the OpenSocial foundation.

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