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Sunday, November 23, 2008

As you explore web 2.0

---A Web 2.0 is the network as platform, stradding of all connected devices. Its applications are those that make the most of the important advantages of that program. It deliver the software as a continually-updated service that gets better as the more people use it , consuming and remixing data from multiple sources, including the individual users, while providing their own data and services in a form that allows remixing by others, creating network effects through an "architecture of participation," and going beyond the page metaphor of Web 1.0 to deliver rich user experiences.

---So "Web 2.0" is a term that describes the current state of the Internet which has evolved from what it was before; a collection of staid, static websites mostly put up by companies and people wishing to advertise, promote, and market their wares and knowledge on the web into what it is now. In fact, the most collaboration and sharing now that includes audio, video, animation and other formats found to be unusable in the 1990s. As Web 2.0 describes an Internet, people and users from different cultures can interact and use the Internets' applications, information and add value to such applications and contents its because the power of the web mainly lies in the hands of its users.

Monday, November 17, 2008

The Web 2.0

---When I heard the Web 2.0 I was confuse of what really is it. What is its difference from the other Web that we commonly used today. Web 2.0's is the large extent of all Internet users, unlike the Web 1.0, where the focus of attention was on the companies and people behind the different websites on the Internet.

---Web 2.0 is the web that describes the changing trends in the use of World Wide Web technology and web design that aim to enhance creativity, communications, secure information sharing, collaboration and functionality of the web.

---Its concepts is to led the development and evolution of the web, culture communities and hosted services, such as social-networking sites, video sharing sites, wikis, blogs, and folksonomies.

---Although this term web 2.0 suggests a new version of the World Wide Web, it does not refer to an update to any technical specifications, but rather to changes in the ways software developers and end-users utilize the Web.

---Tim O'Reilly says that “ Web 2.0 is the business revolution in the computer industry caused by the move to the Internet as a platform, and an attempt to understand the rules for success on that new platform.

---In this websites(Web 2.0) users are allowed to do more than just retrieve an information. Users can build on the interactive facilities of "Web 1.0" to provide "Network as platform computing and allowing them to run software-applications entirely through a browser. They can own the data on the site and exercise control over that data. It may have an "Architecture of participation" that encourages users to add value to the application as they use it.

---In contrast to very old traditional websites, the sort which limited visitors to viewing and whose content only the site's owner could modify.