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Web 2.0 Fundamentals: With AJAX, Development Tools, and Mobile Platforms

Author(s): Oswald Campesato
Kevin Nilson
  • ISBN-13: 9780763779733
  • ISBN-10:0763779733
  • Paperback    751 pages      © 2011
Price: $49.95 US List
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Designed for a broad spectrum of people with technically diverse backgrounds, this book covers the most recent developments in Web 2.0 programming topics and applications, including up-to-date material on cloud computing, Google AppEngine, Social Networks, Comet, HTML5, semantic technology, and a chapter on the future of the Web. Web 2.0 Fundamentals: With AJAX, Development Tools, and Mobile Platforms prepares readers for more advanced technical topics in Web 2.0. The accompanying CD-ROM and companion website provide code samples from the book and appendices with an extensive set of links (over 1,000) for supplemental material and links for the Twitter and Facebook pages.

Features & Benefits

  • Most comprehensive coverage of current relevant Web 2.0 topics
  • Explores Cloud Computing, Google AppEngine, Google Wave, Social Networks, HTML5, Comet, and more
  • Accessible to technically-oriented IT professionals
  • Includes contributions from well-known members of the IT industry
  • Includes practical examples that assist readers in developing Web 2.0 applications
  • Every new printed copy includes an accompanying CD-ROM with code and figures from the text, applications, simulations and more (eBook version does not include CD-ROM).
  • Contains over 1,000 useful links and additional material (in the appendices) that provide a convenient starting point for the reader to  acquire a deeper understanding of topics, especially for those who do not have time to perform extensive topic-related searches on the Internet
Chapter 1  Introduction
Chapter 2  Landscape of the Web
Chapter 3  JSON & XML
Chapter 4  Ajax
Chapter 5  Productivity and Testing Tools
Chapter 6  Debugging Tools
Chapter 7  The Facebook Platform
Chapter 8  The OpenSocial Platform
Chapter 9  Mash-ups and Search Technology
Chapter 10  Cloud Computing Part 1
Chapter 11  Cloud Computing Part 2
Chapter 12  XML, Java, and GAE
Chapter 13  Semantic Technology
Chapter 14  Web 2.0 Comprehensive Project
Chapter 15  Comet
Chapter 16  Mobile Development Part 1
Chapter 17  Mobile Development Part 2
Chapter 18  Epilogue: The Future of the Web

Oswald Campesato

Oswald Campesato is currently the VP of Product Development at AdVillage and has extensive experience as an instructor, consultant, and author in programming and application development.

Kevin Nilson

Kevin Nilson is the Principal Architect at a large Silicon Valley financial organization and the leader of the Silicon Valley Web Developer's Java User Group.

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