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The following will provide tutorials, definitions and resources for Hacks, Mash-ups and other stuff. You are not required to look at all of the material, but search it until you feel that you have a good understanding of what is required for you to fulfill the assignment.

Table of contents
  1. What is it?
  2. Links to Learning
  3. Examples
  4. Assignment

What is it?

A mashup is a new kind of genre within interactive Web applications that combines existing data from different data sources (such as Amazon, Google, and eBay)in very innovative ways to create a new service.

  • An article ( http://www-128.ibm.com/developerworks/library/x-mashups.html?ca=dgr-lnxw16MashupChallenges )
  • Wikipedia ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mashup_%28web_application_hybrid%29 )
  • Some faq's ( http://www.programmableweb.com/faq )
  • A list of mashups ( http://www.programmableweb.com/popular/recent )

Links to Learning

A tutorial ( http://www.programmableweb.com/howto )This tutorial is for people who know how to code. However, by combining some of the tools from this course, you too can create a mashup without coding.

Examples

Assignment

See Final Project for particulars FinalProjectsOcw5280

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