Unleashing Web 2.0: From Concepts to Creativity

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Elsevier, Jul 28, 2010 - Computers - 368 pages
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The emergence of Web 2.0 is provoking challenging questions for developers: What products and services can our company provide to customers and employees using Rich Internet Applications, mash-ups, Web feeds or Ajax? Which business models are appropriate and how do we implement them? What are best practices and how do we apply them?

If you need answers to these and related questions, you need this book—a comprehensive and reliable resource that guides you into the emerging and unstructured landscape that is Web 2.0.

Gottfried Vossen is a professor of Information Systems and Computer Science at the University of Muenster in Germany. He is the European Editor-in-Chief of Elsevier’s Information Systems—An International Journal. Stephan Hagemann is a PhD. Student in Gottfried’s research group focused on Web technologies.

* Presents a complete view of Web 2.0 including services and technologies
* Discusses potential new products and services and the technology and programming ability needed to realize them
* Offers ‘how to’ basics presenting development frameworks and best practices
* Compares and contrasts Web 2.0 with the Semantic Web
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 A Brief History of the Web
1
Chapter 2 A Review of the Technological Stream
69
Chapter 3 Enabling Techniques and Technologies
135
Chapter 4 Sample Frameworks for Web Application Development
205
Chapter 5 Impacts of the Next Generation of the Web
241
Chapter 6 The Semantic Web and Web 20
281
References
337
Index
345
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Gottfried Vossen is Professor of Computer Science and a Director of the Institür für Wirtschaftsinformatik, Universität Münster (Department of Information Systems, University of Muenster, Germany). His research in the area of object-based database systems has dealt primarily with models for data and objects, database languages, transaction processing, integration with scientific applications, XML and its applications, and workflow management.

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