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OpenAjax Hub 2.0 and Mashup Assembly Applications


The OpenAjax Alliance has assembled a set of white papers as a guide to help Web developers and IT managers understand and evaluate Ajax, define a successful Ajax strategy, and become familiar the important role OpenAjax plays in the development of the Ajax market.

The white papers are:



1 Introduction

Mashups represent a key technology component underlying "Web 2.0". Mashups allow easy integration of reusable Web components ("widgets"), data feeds (e.g., RSS or Atom), and Web services into a composite application. Mashups offer the potential for revolutionizing Web application development and provide the following benefit to companies:

Mashups fall into two categories: