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  1. Who, What, When, Where, Why? Lane LiaBraaten, Google OpenThread - San Francisco, CA August 15, 2008 http://www. slideshare . net/lliabraa/openthread-presentation/
  2. Who’s Involved? Containers Users Developers http://xkcd.com/303/
  3. Who’s Involved? ® friendster
  4. What’s in an app? <ul><li>HTML and CSS </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Presentation layer </li></ul></ul><ul><li>JavaScript </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Request people, friends and activity info from containers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Request info from your servers (gadgets.io.makeRequest) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Wrapped in XML </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Application metadata (title, description, etc.) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Include extra features (e.g. support for photos) </li></ul></ul>
  5. When? <ul><li>Now. </li></ul>
  6. Where? http://www. google .com/insights/search/# q=opensocial Inspired by: http://royal.pingdom.com/?p=336
  7. Why? <ul><li>OpenSocial v0.7 in full swing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>275+ million users in reach </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>16 containers in production or sandbox </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://code. google . com/apis/opensocial/gettingstarted .html </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>100+ million app installs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>20K developers </li></ul></ul><ul><li>OpenSocial v0.8 rolling out now </li></ul><ul><ul><li>RESTful APIs (and client libraries) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Other updates </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://code. google . com/apis/opensocial/docs/releasenotes .html </li></ul></ul></ul>
  8. What’s next? <ul><li>Templates </li></ul><ul><li>http: //ostemplates-demo . appspot .com/ </li></ul><ul><li>New kinds of containers </li></ul><ul><li>LinkedIn, Yahoo!, iGoogle, FriendConnect </li></ul><ul><li>You decide! </li></ul><ul><li>Propose your ideas for OpenSocial v0.9 </li></ul>
  9. Resources <ul><li>Visit the site and read the spec: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www. opensocial .org </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Keep an eye on the blog: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://opensocialapis.blogspot.com </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Get involved in the developer forums: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://groups. google . com/group/opensocial </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Help shape the specification: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://groups. google . com/group/opensocial-and-gadgets-spec/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Check out Shindig: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://incubator.apache.org/shindig </li></ul></ul>

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