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Introducing OpenSearch By Uche Ogbuji
Uche Ogbuji's Agile Web column returns with an introduction to OpenSearch, an Atom-friendly format for describing and discovering search engines and query endpoints on the Web in a RESTful way. [Jul. 24, 2007]

Is XML 2.0 Under Development? By Micah Dubinko
In Micah Dubinko's return to the XML Annoyances banner, he speculates as to whether the W3C is already considering whether to start work on XML 2.0. Read this piece and decide for yourself. [Jan. 10, 2007]

JSON on the Web, or: The Revenge of SML By Simon St. Laurent
Simon St. Laurent looks back to see if we can all learn a lesson or two: were there signs early on in the life of XML that something like JSON would eventually do very well as a Web data format? [Jul. 5, 2006]

Microformats in Context By Uche Ogbuji
Uche Ogbuji takes a careful look at microformats and concludes that while, in practice, they suffer from serious non-trivial problems, the basic idea offers an interesting basis upon which to build interesting data formats, particularly in conjunction with complementary technologies. [Apr. 26, 2006]

The Next Web? By Simon St. Laurent
Simon St. Laurent steps up to ask which of the competing visions for the next stage of the Web's development have borne fruit, including the latest contender: Web 2.0 and AJAX. [Mar. 15, 2006]

Scripting Flickr with Python and REST By Uche Ogbuji
In his latest Agile Web column, Uche Ogbuji shows us how to use Python to interact with Flickr as a lightweight web service. [Jan. 25, 2006]

Putting RSS to Work: Immediate Action Feeds By Mark Woodman
Mark Woodman shows us how to enhance the usability of RSS and Atom syndication channels with an idea he calls Immediate Action Feeds. [Dec. 14, 2005]

Catching Up with the Atom Publishing Protocol By Joe Gregorio
Joe Gregorio's latest Restful Web column brings us up to date with Atom Publishing Protocol. Fast on the heels of the Atom Syndication Format becoming an internet standard, it's time to see where the APP stands. [Dec. 7, 2005]

Hacking eBay: Turning Email Alerts into Atom By Bob DuCharme
Bob DuCharme, a long-time XML.com contributor, shows us how to turn eBay email alerts into an Atom channel. [Nov. 23, 2005]

REST on Rails By Matt Biddulph
Ruby on Rails is an increasingly popular framework for building web applications. Matt Biddulph shows us how good the fit is between Rails and lightweight REST web apps and services. [Nov. 2, 2005]

Google Sitemaps By Uche Ogbuji
Uche Ogbuji's new XML.com column, "Agile Web," explores the intersection of agile programming languages and Web 2.0. In this first installment he examines Google's Sitemaps schema, as well as Python and XSLT code to generate site maps. [Oct. 26, 2005]

Microformats and Web 2.0 By Micah Dubinko
Micah Dubinko begins a new column, XML Annoyances, which will explore what's happening to and with XML, and beyond, as the era of core XML specifications comes to a close. Micah will be paying special attention to the parts of XML that don't seem to work as well as they should--or just the parts that are the most annoying. In this first column, he looks at the role of microformats in Web 2.0 apps and services. [Oct. 19, 2005]

What Is Web Analytics By Eric T. Peterson
More and more, companies are re-examining their investment in web analytics and working to determine how to get more out of the money they spend. To accomplish this successfully, your company needs good resources. Eric Petersen has put together a comprehensive guide to web analytics resources, from the books you should read to the tools you should use, and more. Eric is the author of Web Site Measurements Hacks[Oct. 12, 2005]

Dreaming of an Atom Store: A Database for the Web By Joe Gregorio
In this month's The Restful Web column, Joe Gregorio draws together some disparate threads into a single, exciting idea: the Atom Store.  [Sep. 21, 2005]

Dispatching in a REST Protocol Application By Joe Gregorio
Joe Gregorio, in his latest Restful Web column, shows us how to write dispatch code to handle REST requests. [Aug. 17, 2005]

Hacking Maps with the Google Maps API By Hari Gottipati
Hari K. Gottipati introduces the Google Maps API and describes how to use it to build interactive mapping applications for the Web. [Aug. 10, 2005]

Apple Watch By Micah Dubinko
Micah Dubinko examines how Apple is influencing XML and RSS, for better and for worse. [Jul. 13, 2005]

XTech 2005 By Micah Dubinko
Micah Dubinko's XML-Deviant column summarizes the highpoints of XTech 2005, the recent European XML conference. [Jun. 1, 2005]

Introducing NetKernel By Peter Rodgers
Pete Rodgers introduces NetKernel, a novel software framework for building Web services and applications. [Apr. 27, 2005]

Not Quite Restful By John E. Simpson
In his latest XML Tourist column, John E. Simpson explores some web services that aren't fully RESTful, including Google Maps. [Apr. 27, 2005]

Forming Opinions By Micah Dubinko
In his latest XML-Deviant column, Micah Dubinko takes an initial look at Web Forms 2.0. [Apr. 20, 2005]

Constructing or Traversing URIs? By Joe Gregorio
In his latest RESTful Web column, Joe Gregorio turns to an important design question: how will clients figure out the URIs of important resources in a Web service or app? [Apr. 6, 2005]

Models with Character By Micah Dubinko
Micah Dubinko tallies up the score in the new W3C specification, called "charmod" colloquially, about the use of Unicode in XML applications. [Mar. 9, 2005]

Show Me the Code By Joe Gregorio
Joe Gregorio returns with another Restful Web column, taking up the issue of designing a REST protocol for your application. [Mar. 2, 2005]

Top 10 XForms Engines By Micah Dubinko
Micah Dubinko, one of the gurus of XForms, offers a rundown on the state of XForms engines for 2005. [Feb. 9, 2005]

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