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Mashing Up the LMS the Google Way

I have mentioned before Cambridge’s My Sakai project which, writ large, can be seen as an attempt to make Sakai more compatible with Web 2.0 by supporting development of widgets, gadgets, Facebook applications, and so on. Well, they’ve made some … Continue reading

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Gadgets Instead of Portlets?

Via CMSWatch, an interesting facet of the Apache Shindig proposal has surfaced. Shindig is Apache’s server-side container for OpenSocial and OpenSocial, in turn, is (among other things) based on Google Gadgets. Here’s the interesting bit: A social application, in this … Continue reading

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Google Announces Open(er) Social Software APIs

As many have anticipated, Google has announced its OpenSocial platform, a set of APIs that allow developers to target multiple social software platforms. As you might imagine, there’s already a lot of good coverage of this on the web, and … Continue reading

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Google Soon Adding JotSpot to Google Apps

Thanks to fellow Oracle blogger Jake Kuramoto for pointing to this ZDNet piece revealing (among other things) that JotSpot is about to become part of the Google Apps package. Long-time e-Literate readers know that I was lucky enough to be … Continue reading

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A Good Window Into Information Architecture Trends

Rashmi Sinha has an outstanding post analyzing the information-finding affordances of Google Base. For people who are interested in learning some of the basic concepts in modern information architecture (IA), she does a great job of illustrating key ideas. (You … Continue reading

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