Web 2.0 Trends

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Friday, June 22, 2007


Microsoft Silverlight

If you havn't yet heard about Silverlight,

"Microsoft® Silverlight™ is a cross-browser, cross-platform plug-in for delivering the next generation of .NET based media experiences and rich interactive applications for the Web. Silverlight offers a flexible programming model that supports AJAX, VB, C#, Python, and Ruby, and integrates with existing Web applications. Silverlight supports fast, cost-effective delivery of high-quality video to all major browsers running on the Mac OS or Windows."

Here is more info - http://silverlight.net/

You can watch more details and tutorials here



Friday, March 23, 2007


Yahoo GUI Library For Ajax Development

Yahoo GUI library has a rich set of controls for web development.

"The Yahoo! User Interface (YUI) Library is a set of utilities and controls, written in JavaScript, for building richly interactive web applications using techniques such as DOM scripting, DHTML and AJAX. The YUI Library also includes several core CSS resources. All components in the YUI Library have been released as open source under a BSD license and are free for all uses."

See the page http://developer.yahoo.com/yui/

You may download the Yahoo UI library from http://developer.yahoo.com/yui/download/

For example, see the Menu control in Yahoo UI library - http://developer.yahoo.com/yui/menu/index.html

Using this menu object model, the menu library allows users to implement cool menus in their web pages


Monday, March 19, 2007


Enhancing your Blog With Google Ajax API Wizards

Google Ajax API Wizards provide a unique way to add enhanced functionality to your blog and websites.

Some Ajax API Wizards are

See http://code.google.com/apis/ajaxsearch/wizards.html



Snap Search Engine - Search The Web 2.0 Way

Snap is a very innovate search engine, with a cool Ajax interface. The major features of Snap include

Here you see the snap website, displaying result of search 'Web 2.0' - and for each link, it will also display the preview or 'snap' of the home page.

The image search is even better. You'll see a list of images on left, and you may click on an image to view it's preview on right.

Here is Snap displaying the results of one of my image searches. Cool.


Saturday, March 17, 2007


Web 2.0 In Action

See Web 2.0 In Action.



Web 2.0 In Short

What's the future of the internet? Blogging, MySpace,Wikipedia, we, the internet users, are taking over



Web 2.0 Tools

Using the Web 2.0 write up in Wikipedia this video is to help teach educators about Web 2.0 tools



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