Evolution of Web 2.0
Fall of Web in early 2000’s is evolution and rise of Web 2.0. From that point, web has been seen as service platform.Web 2.0 is evolution towards a Read/Write platform where data flows in both ways which helps people to collaborate and share information online.
Web 2.0 facilitates User Generated Content such as Wikis, Blogs, Communities, and Collaborations. The web user interface has become more dynamic and multimedia rich as well as responsive with the help of AJAX, JSON, Flex, and Flash. Social networking has become the popular symbol of Web 2.0. Sites like Facebook, Orkut, and Flickr are now real example of Web 2.0.
Web 2.0 helps corporations to communicate with customers and connect with them in different ways. Binary Semantics is enabling businesses to realize the benefits of Web 2.0 by enhancing user and collaboration experience. We have dedicated team having significant expertise in the various technologies and possibilities of Web 2.0.
The term web-log or blog is a simple webpage where user has written their views which are called posts. Mostly allt blogs allow another viewer to add comment below that blog.
Websites that are built from pieces of other websites and the data gather from different sources showing as single representation are Data Mashups. This openness of data and combination of all these resources creates a web service kind of framework.
The sites which facilitate meeting people, content sharing, sharing common views, making groups and forums etc are called Social networks. People can make communities or forums for some single objective and exchange their views online.
Social Tagging & Bookmarking
Social tagging refers to some comment or keyword to a digital object. Social bookmarking is to create bookmarks or make favorites to a central server but not to client browser. These bookmarks can be commented or tagged and can reference later on.
Media sharing is sharing and exchange of digital media content like videos, images and podcasts. This is an interactive process of contributing on the web to social networks, online communities.
A Wiki is considered as a group tool where user can write, edit or delete web content. Content sharing or editing in a collaborative manner is main concept of Wiki.
Podcasts are audio or video recording in a series of digital le which can be played either in computer or handheld devices. This is highly utilized in Education systems.
RSS stands for "Really Simple Syndication". It’s family of formats which easily distribute any updates on blogs, news headlines and podcasts etc. Content created once and published many places is sole aim of RSS. There are software for reading web feeds which inform you of any updates on the required content.
Enabling Technologies and Standards
retrieved from server asynchronously without refreshing or reloading the page. This allows a portion of a webpage to
be dynamically reloaded in real-time and creates the impression of richer, more 'natural' applications with the kind of responsive interfaces that are commonly found in desktop applications.
Flash & Flex
Flash is rich internet application used for adding advertisement, animation and interactivity to web pages. It allowed vector graphics and animation to be displayed in browser window. Flex is also used to develop rich internet applications.
SOA stands for Service Oriented Architecture which is used in Web 2.0 enabled applications also. SOA used extensively in mashups, which is service of Web 2.0.