Category Archives: dConstruct

d.construct, Accessible Web Applications In A Post Web 1.0 World

A presentation by Derek Featherstone [Derek waves his arms and steadfastly refeses to use the phrase “web 2.0”!] Derek is an accessibility expert who is trying to get the message across that, even in a web2.0 world, accessibility should still … Continue reading

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d.construct, Mash My Flex Up

A presentation by Aral Balkan Poor old Aral drew the short straw and was in the “graveyard shift” straight after lunch. I think he got us all on his side straight away by holding his hands up and coming clean: … Continue reading

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d.construct, The Joy of API

A presentation by Jeremy Keith of Clear:Left. Jeremy was very enthusiastic about the fun he’s had meddling with APIs. He started off by explaining little about REST. I thought, “oh, no, something else I don’t know about” but it turns … Continue reading

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d.construct, Web Services For Fun And Profit

A presentation by Paul Hammond & Simon Willison, of Yahoo! Paul and Simon gave us a quick overview of the APIs and offerings available from Yahoo. [Paul and Simon, a Hacking Double Act] There were many examples of mashups given, … Continue reading

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d.construct, Web Services: Fuelling Innovation & Entrepreneurship

A presentation by Jeff Barr, “Web Services Evangelist” for Amazon. Jeff’s presentation went into some depth about the range of web services available from Amazon. There’s an enormous range, mainly concerned with: E-Commerce (Amazon E-Commerce; Historical Pricing) Infrastructure (Simple Queue … Continue reading

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