The OpenSocial gadget specification includes multiple APIs for social software applications to easily authenticate users and access data and core functions on participating social networks. Read Part 2 of the series to follow an OpenSocial tutorial and do a live test of a working gadget.
This infographic shows the evolution of the OpenSocial standard and supporting server-side technologies.

The evolution of the OpenSocial standard.

Author Carol Glennon

apache rave, apache shindig, api, opensocial

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  1. […] data and core functions on participating social networks. We featured an OpenSocial infographic here. Platforms that have OpenSocial compliant application containers can run OpenSocial gadgets […]

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