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Archives by Month: November, 2005

Listed below are excerpts and links to all weblog, blog entries, posts published during November, 2005.

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7

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2005

What Exactly is Web 2.0?

Many of you have probably seen references to "Web 2.0" around the 'Net. Tim O'Reilly has taken on writing about what this term means in his recent article, What Is Web 2.0, Design Patterns and Business Models for the Next Generation of Software. It’s not just a boring article defining the term or written so that only programmers would understand it, though. Tim’s new article overviews how the Internet arrived where it is today, comparing the past with comparables today in a way that even a non-programmer like myself can understand. Today’s post provides an overview of this fascinating new article. (389 words, 3 links)

02:23 pm, pst 7 November, 2005

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Recommended Books

Web Style Guide - Basic Design Principles for Creating Web Sites, 2nd Ed., by Patrick J. Lynch, Sarah Horton. Yale University Press, March 2002.

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