Web2 and the notion of events in real-time are still new to the SOA space and introduce some interesting solution possibilities. In this session Ramesh Loganathan looks at some of the trends in Event Infrastructure and Web2.0 in the SOA context.
Rob James is the CTO of Aegeon and one of the earliest adopters of Groovy and Grails for real world software. In this interview with IndicThreads he tells us why Aegeon chose Groovy and Grails to build their enterprise web2 & social networking product, Spaceo.us. He talks of the challenges in getting web2 and social media ideas into enterprise software. He also shares when one should consider using emerging technologies and how to go about adopting them.
Web2.0 brought forth a significant shift in how one sees the Internet. From being passive users and consumers of information, now users more actively participate in the content generation and collaborate with other users to form communities and user networks.The relevance of the user participation and social aspects to the enterprise though has been a little elusive. Unlike building richer user interface and mashups, that is more obvious and widely adopted, the participatory web, collaboration and social networking are much lesser considered aspects.
Swarraj Kulkarni’s session on ‘Enterprise Mashups – Opportunities and Challenges!’ presented at the IndicThreads.com Conference On Java Technology 2007 held in Oct 2007 in Pune, India. The session talks of what, why and how Mashups are playing an important role in Enterprises.
Google technologies like Maps, Searches and Docs are very popular. However realizing that the innovation in Web 2.0 has to come from communities on the web, Google is now empowering them with tools and APIs to build their own innovative yet practical applications.
One can now combine and build applications using maps, gadgets, customized search, feeds, spreadsheets and mashup editors, and not to forget Google Gears. This session will look at using various Google technologies and APIs for Google Mapplets, Local Searches, Google Base, Searches, Open Social and even Google Docs (mainly about building applications with SpreadSheet).