Wednesday, April 20, 2011

GIDS Session 6- Microformats and semantic web

Scott Davis on Microformats for the web.

He explains the significance of metadata.

meta name="description" content=""

meta name="keywords" content=""

SEO : Search Engine optimization

RDFa : Microformats

Sites like flickr , facebook are using RDFa

Article on How Best Buy is using the Semantic Web.

Tools on Semantic Web
GoodRelations Annotator tool
Semantics Radar


e.g. hcalendar,hcard

Mircoformats made Simple.

Social Graph API : Google code

Microformats are not meant to replace webservices. They are meant to augument them.

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