If your web site doesn’t use RSS, you’re missing out on a great way to increase your visibility. This technique makes your content available in a customized way to every reader who wants to stay up to date with what you have to say.
RSS stands for “Real Simple Syndication”—which may not help much. But it’s ...More >
and the connections between people that it enables. I still think that’s perhaps the most important social impact of Web 2.0, and the real difference from a user standpoint. But there’s another angle, which is the development side.
When I moved beyond static web pages I learned about ...More >
I’ve written before about the power of Django – it’s the engine that underpins this website. A lot of my learning came from the main Django website here, but now there are a couple of books available.
The first one of the two is better – it’s written by two of the creators of Django and it’s clear ...More >
rather than by organizations, networks and commercial portals.
That’s a huge change.
I think the most useful aspect of Web 2.0 is the way these technologies connect individuals and enable individual voices to be heard on the web.
Web 2.0 is based on the realization that even if ...More >
and it’s going to affect every one of us. It’s called cloud computing, and it’s a really different way of thinking about the use of computers and networks.
In the past, we’ve seen the rise of personal computers on the one hand, and its offshoots like mobile ...More >
emerging that have built upon the experience gained from past systems. I’ve written about content management and LAMP before – Django is a LAMP-based framework that started its life as a publishing platform for a newspaper in Lawrence, Kansas. It’s built in Python, which provides a huge variety of built-in ...More >
I had the chance to attend a panel discussion in London this week – at the Serpentine Gallery, in the inflatable bubble building.
The topic was Web 2.0 – the set of techniques upon which this site is based. The meeting was sponsored by Banner – a UK agency that’s part of the WPP group.
It was interesting because it shows ...More >
- http://www.oreillynet.com/pub/a/oreilly/tim/news/2005/09/30/what-is-web-20.html - A really well-written article of some length on the changes brought about by Web 2.0 - this looks at companies and technologies, the "wisdom of crowds", and some of the other factors like Open Source that have a strong influence on the growth of Web 2.0.