Pro Web 2.0 Mashups: Remixing Data and Web Services / Edition 1

Pro Web 2.0 Mashups: Remixing Data and Web Services / Edition 1

by Raymond Yee
     
 

ISBN-10: 159059858X

ISBN-13: 9781590598580

Pub. Date: 03/06/2008

Publisher: Apress

The modern Web is awash with data and services just waiting to be used, but how do you make effective use of all this information? The answer lies in APIs (such as Google Maps, Flickr, and Amazon Web Services) and remixing, or mashups. Pro Web 2.0 Mashups: Remixing Data and Web Services teaches you everything you need to create useful, dynamic

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Overview

The modern Web is awash with data and services just waiting to be used, but how do you make effective use of all this information? The answer lies in APIs (such as Google Maps, Flickr, and Amazon Web Services) and remixing, or mashups. Pro Web 2.0 Mashups: Remixing Data and Web Services teaches you everything you need to create useful, dynamic real–world applications using APIs, web services, Ajax, web standards, and server–side languages. All you need to make full use of this book is basic knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, and at least one server–side language (such as PHP or ASP.NET).

Highlights include the following:

  • Looks at the overall shape of todays Web from a developers point of view—what are its main features, and what is available for us to use to develop applications?
  • Contains real–world examples of creating mashups using all the major APIs.
  • Contains examples written in multiple server–side languages.

What you’ll learn

  • How the constituent parts of the modern Web fit together—web standards, Ajax, APIs, libraries, tagging, blogs, wikis, and more
  • How to create different types of mashup, for example mapping mashups, search functionality, calendars, RSS/Atom feeds, social bookmarking, online storage systems, open document formats, and more
  • How to build Web 2.0 applications using HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Ajax, server–side languages, APIs, and libraries

Who this book is for

This book is for any web developer who is already comfortable with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and at least one server–side language and wants to learn how to create Web 2.0 applications.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781590598580
Publisher:
Apress
Publication date:
03/06/2008
Series:
Pro Series: From Professional to Expert Ser.
Edition description:
2008
Pages:
603
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.35(d)

Table of Contents

Remixing Information Without Programming.- Learning from Specific Mashups.- Uncovering the Mashup Potential of Web Sites.- Understanding Tagging and Folksonomies.- Working with Feeds, RSS, and Atom.- Integrating with Blogs.- Remixing a Single Web Application Using Its API.- Learning Web Services APIs Through Flickr.- Exploring Other Web APIs.- Learning Ajax/JavaScript Widgets and Their APIs.- Making Mashups.- Moving from APIs and Remixable Elements to Mashups.- Creating Mashups of Several Services.- Using Tools to Create Mashups.- Making Your Web Site Mashable.- Exploring Other Mashup Topics.- Remixing Online Maps and 3D Digital Globes.- Exploring Social Bookmarking and Bibliographic Systems.- Accessing Online Calendars and Event Aggregators.- Using Online Storage Services.- Mashing Up Desktop and Web-Based Office Suites.- Using Microformats and RDFa As Embeddable Data Formats.- Integrating Search.

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