OpenSocial


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OpenSocial

A programming interface (API) for social networking sites from Google. Introduced in 2007, it was created to allow social networking applications to run on more than one site. Google's Orkut along with MySpace, Friendster and hi5 were the first sites to support the OpenSocial interface.

An Open Platform
OpenSocial was designed to provide an alternative to the Facebook Platform, which let people write applications for Facebook, but which would only run on Facebook. See Facebook.
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His technical background allowed him to quickly grasp the working of Shindig, an implementation of the OpenSocial standard, upon which SciVerse Applications are built.
Globant was also one of a handful of international companies to develop software for OpenSocial, a Google-led effort to create a programming interface to allow social networking software to interact across multiple websites.
FatWire Gadget Server is built on the OpenSocial / Google Gadget standards so that any compliant third-party gadgets can be incorporated alongside FatWire gadgets on FatWire sites, while gadgets built with FatWire Gadget Server can be incorporated into any OpenSocial / Google Gadget standard-compliant webpage.
Building OpenSocial apps; a field guide to working with the MySpace platform.
Chris Cole, Chad Russell and Jessica Whyte's BUILDING OPENSOCIAL APPS: A FIELD GUIDE TO WORKING WITH THE MYSPACE PLATFORM (0321619064, $44.99) belongs in any developer's library and tells how to install and work with the MySpace Developer Platform.
* You can define your own profile questions for incoming members, and you can enable your members to customize their profile pages with their own design, choice of widgets, and OpenSocial profile applications.
Publishers can leverage some of this basic connection info from all major social sites through Facebook Connect or Google's OpenSocial using an API infrastructure already in place.
Un salto impulsado por el gigante de internet Google y el surgimiento de OpenSocial: una plataforma comun de programacion de aplicaciones (API, por sus siglas en ingles) para multiples sitios web.
Released in private beta in June 2008, zembly is the world's first social programming environment specifically designed for creating and hosting social applications targeting the most popular platforms on the web including Facebook, Meebo, OpenSocial, the iPhone and more.
Released in private beta in June 2008, zembly is a social programming environment designed for creating and hosting social applications targeting platforms including Facebook, Meebo, OpenSocial and the iPhone.
announced OpenSocial, which established a common set of standards for developers to write programs for social networks.