Tracking the new standard in social networking application development

Creating an OpenSocial application - Example 1: Mini Google Search

Tuesday, November 6th, 2007 Posted in Uncategorized | 4 Comments »

Fumbling together some basic code, I can now say that I have developed an application in OpenSocial: "Mini Google Search". Really, given that the application doesn't rely on any friend information or any data on the social graph whatsoever, I'm not ...

OpenSocial communities and discussions springing up…

Sunday, November 4th, 2007 Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

The three main OpenSocial communities that I know about are: OpenSocial Developer Forum - Official Google OpenSocial Community on Orkut - General OpenSocial discussion OpenSocial Orkut Sandbox - For Application developers Of course I'm participating in all three. If you know of others, please ...

Making social networking applications just got easier, and therefore harder…

Sunday, November 4th, 2007 Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

The more I read about OpenSocial the more I realise how many thousands of apps there are going to be by Christmas. If they are as easy to build and deploy as Google's launch partners are boasting, we're in for ...
Open Social is Google's attempt to become the centre of social networking. The program's launch partners constitute top social networking application developers and 2nd tier social networking hosts.