Overview of Web 2.0 for Developers Training

Course #:WA1607

Overview of Web 2.0 for Developers Training

Web 2.0 holds tremendous potential for enterprises of all shapes and sizes. The network has evolved from being a mere conduit for exchanging files, into a full-fledged ecosystem that is capable of facilitating collaboration and innovation.

This one day overview class introduces Web 2.0 to the students. It explains what is generally known as “Web 2.0”. The class is geared towards enterprise developers. So, the focus is to teach exactly how the enterprises can benefit from Web 2.0.

Topics
 
  • What is Web 2.0?
  • How can the enterprise benefit from Web 2.0.
  • Web 2.0 enabling technologies (XHTML, AJAX, CSS2)
  • AJAX Communication Frameworks (Ruby on Rails, Groovy, JSON, DWR, Dojo)
  • Web 2.0 data services (RSS/ATOM, SOAP, REST)
  • Rich Internet Applications (RIA)
  • Mash-ups
  • System design best practices
Objectives
 
  • Understand Web 2.0 and the new opportunities it brings to a business
  • Learn about the key technologies used in Web 2.0 (such as AJAX, RSS and Atom).
Audience
 

Web application architects, Web application developers, User interface designers, and Web application quality assurance personnel.

Prerequisites
 

Basic understanding of how web sites work.

Duration
 

1 days

Outline of Overview of Web 2.0 for Developers Training

1. Introduction to Web 2.0

  • What is Web 2.0?
  • What Web 2.0 is Not
  • Innovations Associated With Web 2.0
  • Enterprise Web 2.0?
  • Knowledge-In
  • Web Service
  • Feed Service
  • Harness Existing Data Source
  • Create a New Data Source
  • Blogs, Wikis and Podcasts
  • Consumer Collaboration
  • Social Networking
  • Hard Data on Web 2.0 Adoption

 

2. Rich Internet Applications

  • Introduction
  • Technologies Used by RIA
  • RIA Architecture

 

3. Introduction to AJAX

  • What is AJAX?
  • A Simple Example
  • The Old Way
  • The AJAX Way
  • Two Key Aspects of AJAX
  • What are the Advantages of the AJAX Approach?
  • AJAX Technologies
  • The Basic AJAX API
  • Creating the XMLHttpRequest Object
  • The XMLHttpRequest Object Basics
  • Complete Example
  • The Timeline

 

4. Mashup

  • Introduction
  • Mashup Genres
  • Key Components
  • Retrieving Data
  • The Architecture
  • Data Format

 

5. Ruby On Rails

  • Introduction
  • Overview of Ruby
  • Basic Example
  • Defining a Class
  • Overview of Ruby on Rails (ROR)
  • Quick Demo
  • The Model Class
  • The Controller Class
  • The Views
  • Another Example
  • Creating a Link
  • Using AJAX
  • Why Use Ruby on Rails

 

6. Groovy and Grails

  • Introduction
  • Over View of Groovy
  • Creating a Class
  • Overview of Grail
  • Quick Demo

 

7. Direct Web Remoting (DWR)

  • Introduction
  • How DWR Works
  • DWR: The Server Side
  • Configuring the Server Side
  • The dwr.xml File
  • DWR: The Client Side
  • Unit Testing
  • Accessing Servlet API Objects
  • Error Handling

 

8. Web Syndication

  • What is Web Syndication?
  • Syndication Example
  • Syndication Client
  • Web Syndication Benefits
  • Syndication Examples
  • Feed Formatting
  • RSS
  • RSS Example
  • Atom
  • Atom Example
  • Feed Serving and Reading Feeds
  • RDF
  • RDF Example
  • RDF Uses

 

9. Push Technology

  • Push Technology
  • Traditional vs. Push Technology
  • Problems With Traditional Pull
  • Example Use Of Push
  • The Comet Pattern
  • Comet Details
  • Comet Implementations
  • Scalability/Reliability Issues
  • Juggernaut for Ruby
  • Juggernaut for Ruby

 

10. Podcasting

  • What Is Podcasting?
  • Podcasting Example
  • Podcasting Advantages
  • Business Use of Podcasts
  • Podcasting Steps
  • Step 1: Create Content
  • Step 2: Create an RSS Feed
  • Step 3: Upload
  • Tools

 

11. Flash, Flex and ActionScript

  • Flash, Flex and ActionScript
  • Flash
  • ActionScript
  • Flex
  • Flex Components
  • Flex Builder
  • Flex Versions
  • Flex Advantages
  • Flex Disadvantages
  • Aflax
  • Aflax Usage

 

12. Offline Applications

  • Rich Internet Applications
  • Server Dependency
  • Offline Applications
  • Google Gears
  • Google Gears Architecture
  • Dojo Offline
  • Adobe AIR