DescriptionWeb 2.0 architecture opens up an incredible number of options for flexible web design, creative reuse, and easier updates. Along with covering the key languages and techniques of Web 2.0, this unique book introduces you to all of the technologies that make up Web 2.0 at a professional level. Throughout the chapters, you'll find code for several example applications built with popular frameworks that you'll be able to utilize.
What you will learn from this book
- How Web 2.0 applications are developed
- New ways to get the major client-side technologies to work together
- The new class of emerging tools
- All about HTTP and URIs, XML, syndication, microformats, and Web Services
- Techniques for implementing and maintaining your URI space
- How to serve XML over HTTP
- Steps for building mashups to aggregate information from multiple sources
- Methods for enhancing security in your applications
Who this book is for
Wrox Professional guides are planned and written by working programmers to meet the real-world needs of programmers, developers, and IT professionals. Focused and relevant, they address the issues technology professionals face every day. They provide examples, practical solutions, and expert education in new technologies, all designed to help programmers do a better job.
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Chapter 1: Hello Web 2.0 World.
Charting the Landscape.
Exploring Behind the Scene.
Making BuzzWatch a Better Web Citizen.
Making BuzzWatch More Maintainable.
Applying the Final Touch.
Chapter 2: Page Presentation.
Creating Clean and Simple Pages.
From HTML to XHTML.
The Document Object Model.
Cascading Style Sheets.
Chapter 4: Design Principles.
Common Design Issues.
Chapter 5: What’s Next for Web 2.0?
XSLT and XPath.
What’s Next for HTML.
Chapter 6: Rich Client Alternatives.
From Browsers to Rich Clients.
Comparing Rich Client Frameworks.
Chapter 7: HTTP and URIs.
How the Web Was Won.
Web 1.0: HTML, URLs, and HTTP.
The Web Model and REST.
Considerations for Building an HTTP Service.
What’s on the Wire?
Chapter 8: XML and Its Alternatives.
Alternatives to XML.
Chapter 9: Syndication.
Some Syndication Basics.
The Syndication Process.
Chapter 10: Microformats.
The Basics of Microformats.
Creating Microformat Documents.
Chapter 11: Combining Protocols to Build Web Services.
Clarifying Web Services.
REST versus WS-*.
Chapter 12: Serving XML over HTTP.
How Is Serving HTML Different?
Serving Static Content.
Serving Dynamic Content.
XQuery and XML Databases.
Chapter 13: Databases and Non-XML Sources.
Dealing with Non-XML Sources.
Converting Relational Data to XML.
Converting Binary Data to XML.
Chapter 14: Creating Syndication Channels.
A Simple Atom Service.
Running the Application.
Adding E-mail Support.
Chapter 15: Mashups, HTML Scraping, and Web Services.
Popular Examples: Mapping Mashups.
Why Use Mashups?
The Business Model of Mashups.
Mapping and Badges.
Chapter 16: Implementing and Maintaining Your URI Space.
Future-Proofing Your URIs.
Managing Change in Your URI Space.
Your URI Mapping Toolbox.
Chapter 17: Podcasting and Serving Multimedia.
The Formats Labyrinth.
Chapter 18: Security.
What Is Security?
Lessons Learned from History.
The Layered Approach.
Authentication and Authorization.
Secure Sockets Layer.
Web Services Security.
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