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Author: Chang Sau Sheong
Publisher: Birmingham, U.K. : Packt Pub., 2008.
Series: From technologies to solutions.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version: Sheong, Chang Sau.
Ruby on Rails web mashup projects.
Birmingham : Packt Publishing Limited, 2008
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Chang Sau Sheong
ISBN: 1281347973 9781281347978
OCLC Number: 646133954
Description: 1 online resource (272 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Preface Chapter 1: Introduction to web Mashups Chapter 2: 'Find Closest' Mashup Plugin Chapter 3: Proxy Mailing List Mashup plugin Chapter 4: Book Sales Tracking Mashup plugin Chapter 5: Job Board Mashup Application Chapter 6: Trip Organizer Mashup Application Chapter 7: Ticketing mashup Application Chapter 8: Expenses Claims Mashu plugin Index
Series Title: From technologies to solutions.
Responsibility: Chang Sau Sheong.



A web mashup is a new type of web application that uses data and services from one or more external sources to build entirely new and different web applications. Web mashups usually mash up data and services that are available on the Internet_ freely, commercially, or through other partnership agreements. The external sources that a mashup uses are known as mashup APIs.<br /><br />This book shows you how to write web mashups using Ruby on Rails_ the new web application development framework. The book has seven real-world projects and each project is described in a methodical step-by-step way, showing how you can write a web mashup from the ground up.<br /><br />APIs covered in the book<br /><br />This book covers: Google Maps API, Yahoo geocoding services, geocoding services, geocoding services,, Google Spreadsheet, EditGrid, Clickatell, Interfax, Amazon ECS, Sparklines, Facebook, Indeed, DayLife, Technorati, Futef, WebserviceX Currency Convertor, Weatherbug, Google Bases, Geonames, Flickr, Paypal, Google Calendar, Google Account Authentication, Google Data, and Google Spreadsheet Data.


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