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Developers Track

This is a track by developers, for developers. The format follows the "DevDay every day" model pioneered by WWW2006, with DevTrack content spread over multiple days. Several WWW2007 tutorials are offered during the week as well, in addition to the many tutorials on Tuesday.

All DevTrack sessions take place in the Coleman room in the Conference Centre, unless stated otherwise. Plenary sessions, coffee breaks, lunches, and exhibition are joint with WWW2007 in the Van Horne Ballroom area.

Thursday, May 10 | Friday, May 11 | Saturday, May 12

Thursday, May 10, 2007

Panel: Building a Semantic Web in Which Our Data Can Participate (Coleman, 10:30am-noon)

Moderator: Paul Miller (Talis)

  • Steve Coast (OpenStreetMap)
  • Peter Murray-Rust (University of Cambridge)
  • Rob Styles (Talis)
  • Jamie Taylor (Metaweb)

Programming the Web (Coleman, 1:30pm-3:00pm)

Session Chair: Paul Miller (Talis)

  • Peter Coffee (salesforce.com): On Demand and Web-as-platform Programming Languages (45 mins)
  • Paul Downey (BT) and Uros Rapajic (BT): Mashing-up the Mobile (45 mins)

Web Tools (Coleman, 3:30pm-5:00pm)

Session Chair: Peter Coffee (salesforce.com)

  • Oliver Thereaux (W3C): W3C's Unicorn: all-in-one Web Quality Checking (25 mins)
  • Theodore Bullock (University of Calgary): The httperf Web Workload Generator (25 mins)
  • Marc Hadley (Sun Microsystems): Describing Web Applications - WADLing with Java (25 mins)

Friday, May 11, 2007

Linked Data (Coleman, 10:30am-noon)

Session Chair: Danny Ayers (Independent)

  • Tim Berners-Lee (W3C): Tabulator: A Semantic Web Browser (25 mins)
  • Christian Bizer (Freie University Berlin): Querying Wikipedia Like a Database (25 mins)
  • Tom Heath (KMi, The Open University): How to Combine the Best of Web2.0 and a Semantic Web: Examples from Revyu.com (25 mins)

Emerging Web Platforms (Theatre, 1:30pm-3:00pm)

Session Chair: Paul Downey (BT)

  • Ryan Boyd (Google): Google Data API (GData) Protocol (45 mins)
  • Pasha Sadri (Yahoo!): Pipes: A Tool for Remixing the Web (45 mins)

Next-Generation Web Servers (Theatre, 3:30pm-5:00pm)

Session Chair: Danny Ayers (Independent)

  • Fabien Gandon (INRIA): Semantic Web Server (25 mins)
  • Benjamin Szekely (IBM): Atom Publishing with Apache Abdera (25 mins)
  • Denny Vrandecic (University Karlsruhe): Semantic MediaWiki (25 mins)

Saturday, May 12, 2007

Web Data 1 (Coleman, 10:30am-noon)

Session Chair: Fabien Gandon (INRIA)

  • Duncan Cragg (ThoughtWorks): The Micro-Web: putting the 'Web' back into 'Web 2.0'! (45 mins)
  • Ryan King (Technorati): Parsing Microformats any way you want (45 mins)

Web Data 2 (Coleman, 1:30pm-3:00pm)

Session Chair: Denny Vrandecic (University of Karlsruhe)

  • John Boyer (IBM): Designing XForms (25 mins)
  • Lee Feigenbaum (IBM) and Ben Szekely (IBM): Integrating Spreadsheets and the Web with Queso, Salsa, and the Boca RDF server (25 mins)
  • Knud Möller (DERI/NUIG): Moving Stuff - Linking Desktops with semiBlog, the Semantic Clipboard and RDFa (25 mins)

Social Networks & Lightning Talks (Coleman, 3:30pm-5:00pm)

Session Chair: Danny Ayers (Independent)

  • Greg Cypes (AOL) Building Social Networks for the Next Generation (45-60 mins)
  • Dan Theurer (Yahoo!): Web services authentication for Mashups (10 mins)
  • Anthony Arnone (RightNow Technologies): Refactoring the Ht://Dig Search Engine (10 mins)
  • Eric Prud'hommeaux (W3C): Sequencing Web Services with SPARQL Annotations (10 mins)

WWW2007 Closing Ceremonies (Van Horne, 5:00pm-5:30pm)


The Developers Track is sponsored by:

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In addition to being a Platinum Sponsor, AOL has agreed to sponsor DevTrack. Part of their funding is committed to travel support for independent developers who would otherwise be unable to attend WWW2007. Thanks to AOL for this support, and to Danny Ayers and Mark Nottingham for coordinating its allocation.