Pro Web 2.0 Mashups

Pro Web 2.0 Mashups

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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 reala€“world applications using APIs, web services, Ajax, web standards, and servera€“side languages. All you need to make full use of this book is basic knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, and at least one servera€“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 viewa€”what are its main features, and what is available for us to use to develop applications? Contains reala€“world examples of creating mashups using all the major APIs. Contains examples written in multiple servera€“side languages. What youa€™ll learn How the constituent parts of the modern Web fit togethera€”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, servera€“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 servera€“side language and wants to learn how to create Web 2.0 applications.Leta#39;s prove that by making a new HTML file in the same directory as a local copy of weather.php. ... You can imagine a PHP script that gives access to the full range of input parameters for in searches of public photos andanbsp;...

Title:Pro Web 2.0 Mashups
Author:Raymond Yee
Publisher:Apress - 2008-03-06


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