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Web 2.0 Fundamentals: With AJAX, Development Tools, and Mobile Platforms by Kevin Nilson, Oswald Campesato

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CHAPTER 1Introduction

In This Chapter:

• Information About This Book

• Web 2.0 in Our Lives

• What is Web 2.0?

• Popular Web 2.0 Products and Tools

• The Current Web 2.0 Landscape

• What About Web 3.0?

This book covers a vast number of topics, tools, and products related to Web 2.0. However, despite the depth and breadth of this book, there are many Web 2.0 topics that are not covered. The reasoning behind the decisions that were made in selecting the content for this book is discussed in the Preface.

The first section of this chapter describes how this book is organized and the rationale for selecting the book chapters. The second section discusses some enabling technologies, such as Wikis and Blogs, that were available during the early stages of Web ...

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