This article discusses how an OpenSocial implementation, Apache Shindig, can be used to alleviate some commonly-encountered issues with implementing OpenSocial gadgets. Topics covered include the OpenSocial standard, Shindig architecture, how Shindig can be used to bring social networking content to an application, and usage of Shindig for OpenSocial enablement of the Gypsii social network.
Join our industry-heavyweight (eBay, Betfair, FiveRuns and Twitter) panel as they explore the cost of making their sites as scalable as possible, whilst tuning to get the most performance they possibly can. They explore the pros-and-cons of making their apps as awesome as possible - all the while under the pressure of their business requirements.
At Agile2007's Google reception, the audience voted to make the (very sad) clip "Developer Abuse" the number 1 video, thereby making "Matthew" (name changed to protect the innocent) this year's AgileAdvert famous Agilist. Five more videos were also recognized, sporting singing, dancing, a beating, "outside the box" thinking, expletives (deleted), and charming children (not all in one video!)