Second generation of internet based services
Intractive information sharing
It include tools that let people collaborate and
share information online
Examples of Web 2.0
Social Networking sites
Web 2.0 websites allow users to do more than just
It allows users to run softwareapplications entirely
through a browser.
These sites may have an "Architecture of
participation" that encourages users to add value
to the application as they use it.
Web 2.0 draws together the capabilities of client
and serverside software, content syndication and
the use of network protocols.
Andrew McAfee used the acronym SLATES to refer
SSearch, LLinks, AAuthoring, TTags, E
SearchFinding information through keyword search.
Linksconnects information together into a
AuthoringThe ability to create and update content
TagsCategorization of content by users
ExtensionsSoftware that makes the Web an
application platform as well as a document server.
SignalsThe use of syndication technology such as
RSS to notify users of content changes.
The technology that used in web 2.0 development
Adobe flash, and the Adobe flex frameworks
WordPress is an open source blog publishing
application powered by PHP and MySQL.
It has many features including a plugin architecture
and templating system
It is a powerful blog software in use today
It has a templating system which includes widgets
that can be rearranged without editing PHP or
Themes can also be editied for more advanced
It has a rich plugin architecture which allows users
and developers to extend its functionality beyond
the features that come as part of the base install.