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Building a Facebook Application in 15 minutes

So, after fowa and 90k+ developers in mind, I just had to go ahead and implement a Facebook application. Here is the code and how I implemented it. See also: Reflections after having implemented Facebook Connect and Google Friend Connect on my blog First of all my goal was to use an existing web application,…

Google buys Jaiku

Google operates orkut a social network service similar to Facebook. Today they bought Jaiku so it seems that Google is really focusing on the competition they get from Facebook and other social networking sites, and I look forward to see what Google will do with orkut and jaiku related to the amazing success that Facebook…

Future Of Web Apps

Just got back from the Future of Web Apps conference in London. My impressions from this event and also some other events I have attended the last couple of months is that the focus are upon open api’s, open data and open authentication giving a foundation for the internet to become a network of different…

eBay San Dimas finally eBay Desktop

On oct 2, the San Dimas Project launched the public beta of its application and finally renamed it “eBay Desktop”. I’m still trying to figure out how this product will affect the regular users of ebay and why eBay is using this amount of resources in building a desktop application. I do not buy the…

MIPTV 2007

MIPTV 2007, has just ended (Cannes, France, 16-19th of april) and the conference focused on the ongoing convergence between TV, Web and Mobile. I’ll give my reflections regarding some of the most interesting topics (for me) from the four-day event. A new industry is emerging, that will revolutionise the way we see television. Two promizing…