WLA 2007: The 411 on Mashups

Posted by Lisa Strand on Friday, October 19, 2007 in WLA Blog Archive
The 411 on Mashups
a presentation by Julie Fricke, Reference and Web Resource Librarian, Seeley G Mudd Library, Lawrence University

Julie's bookmarks that include links for her presentation: http://del.icio.us/wlamash

a mashup gets info from more than one source

the first mashups were primarily using maps
photo and social is where the most growth is happening in the last 6 months
http://programmableweb.com/


why are mashups a big deal?
  • easy to use
  • easy to find
  • easy to manipulate
How do I make a mashup?
  • add this app -- Facebook apps; iGoogle
  • clone -- Yahoo Pipes
  • program
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