Week 13: Hacks and Mashups
The following will provide tutorials, definitions and resources for Hacks, Mash-ups and other stuff. You are not required to look at all of the material, but search it until you feel that you have a good understanding of what is required for you to fulfill the assignment.
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What is it?
A mashup is a new kind of genre within interactive Web applications that combines existing data from different data sources (such as Amazon, Google, and eBay)in very innovative ways to create a new service.
- An article (http://www-128.ibm.com/developerworks/library/x-mashups.html?ca=dgr-lnxw16MashupChallenges)
- Wikipedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mashup_%28web_application_hybrid%29)
- Some faq’s (http://www.programmableweb.com/faq)
- A list of mashups (http://www.programmableweb.com/popular/recent)
Links to Learning
A tutorial (http://www.programmableweb.com/howto)This tutorial is for people who know how to code. However, by combining some of the tools from this course, you too can create a mashup without coding.
- What a few video clips and one song can do. (http://video.yahoo.com/video/play?vid=3873acd4c904f2b2d8e094d02e9a5f7e.607491&fr=yvmtf)
- Measure your running distance using Flash and Yahoo Maps (http://runningmap.com)
- Price comparison while shopping online (http://kulist.com)
- A walk through Jon Udell’s hometown (http://weblog.infoworld.com/udell/gems/gmap2_flash.html)
- Student Paul Jones (http://www.sawfishmango.com/screencasts/mashup_paper.html)
- Students TJ Hilton and Jay McEntire (http://breeze.usu.edu/CALFNES/)
- Google Games (http://blog.outer-court.com/archive/2006-08-13-n15.html)
See Final Project for particulars FinalProjectsOcw5280