Monthly Archives: November 2007

First looks at OpenSocial: part 2 (content for members and friends)

See also First looks at OpenSocial: part 1 (URLs) This is the second part of a series of postings describing how I’m trying to understand the technical specs for the new Google-led OpenSocial initiative. In the first part, I cut … Continue reading

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First looks at OpenSocial: part 1 (URLs)

In a year or two, we’ll know whether the Google-lead OpenSocial initiative was a turning point in the social web or just a weak shot fired across Facebook’s bow. In the meantime, I think it’s worth taking some time to … Continue reading

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XML 2007: XML Hardware

What kinds of problems in XML can be solved using hardware acceleration? Personally, I don’t think that (software-based) XML parsing is usually a bottleneck in typical applications, but it might be for networking applications that deal with huge volumes of … Continue reading

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