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Monday, December 18, 2006
Thursday, October 20, 2005
A Mashup is a web application created using the public interface or API of two or more third party applications.
A cool web services tool is using the GoogleMAP API to link underlying mapdata with geographically linked data. It is a great example of the power ofweb services ( and workflow). It is ideal for any application that wants tomap data to geographical positions e.g network maps, Quilt and GLIF maps,customer data etc, etc.
There are concerns about Mashing, because it indicates the non-negotiated use of two or more data sites to create your content. And there is absolutely no guarantee that they will either continue to provide a data stream you can use, or that they won't modify the stream, and break a lot of your application
However,some of the best mash up websites are listed in BusinessWeek, "Sampling the Web's Best Mash-Ups".
Tuesday, May 24, 2005
But lulu.com attracted me a lot. it has no set-up fees and no minimum order. Unlike amazon.com, Lulu.com's software automatically takes care of fulfillment (the printing, the mailing), so the book is never touched by a human hand.
It is interesting that the CEO of lulu.com is Bob Young, co-founder of Red Hat. Kudos to Bob Young. Its a great site for self publishing.
Saturday, May 21, 2005
I am an ardent user of linux. Now a days, Linux are more preferred in terms of security in most companies. Recent ZDNet's blogs states this :
Linux present in 60% of Windows environments, says Yankee by ZDNet's Chris Jablonski -- Think before you act is essentially the latest advice Yankee Group has for organizations who are integrating Linux into Windows environements. "To ensure maximum uptime and avoid potentially costly and disastrous network outages, corporate users—from SMBs to the largest enterprises—must address interoperability and integration issues before deployment," said Yankee in a press release. Recommendations include; Perform [...]