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Author: Raymond Yee
Publisher: Apress
Keywords: web, expert’s, voice, development, services, data, mashups, remixing, pro
Number of Pages: 603
Published: 2008-03-07
ISBN-10: 159059858X
ISBN-13: 9781590598580

The modern Web is awash with data and services just waiting to be used, but how do you make effective use of all this information? The answer lies in APIs (such as Google Maps, Flickr, and Amazon Web Services) and remixing, or mashups. Pro Web 2.0 Mashups: Remixing Data and Web Services teaches you everything you need to create useful, dynamic real–world applications using APIs, web services, Ajax, web standards, and server–side languages. All you need to make full use of this book is basic knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, and at least one server–side language (such as

Author: Lawrence Lessig
Publisher: Penguin Press HC
Keywords: hybrid, economy, thrive, commerce, making, art, remix
Number of Pages: 352
Published: 2009-12-31
ISBN-10: 1408113473
ISBN-13: 9781408113479

Lawrence Lessig has some worthwhile insights into the way information technology is changing culture and the information business. His concepts of "Read Only" (RO) and Read/Write (RW) models for information distribution are handy. He rightly points out the often heavy-handed enforcement of copyright laws carried out by over-zealous companies (and their lawyers), while at the same time acknowledging that some traditional copyright enforcement is still necessary. Sadly, Lessig is either ignorant of, or indifferent to, the crucial differences between remixing existing creative works, and creatin
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