Web 2.0

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Jared Spool

Web 2.0: The Power Behind the Hype

You’ll learn to…

  • How Web 2.0 works with a walk-through of Flickr, demonstrating how the application's developers integrated Web 2.0 approaches to create an improved user experience for sharing pictures
  • How APIs expand the user experience by allowing outside developers to build supplemental interfaces that are outside the core development team's resources and priorities
  • How RSS brings data to your users on their schedule, allowing them to monitor the portions of the data which are most important to them
  • How Folksonomies (also known as tagging) can enhance the existing data hierarchy, making personally important information easier to retrieve
  • How Social Networking can enhance the users' experience by combining the information and opinions of multiple users into view
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