Email had Sendmail; the Web had Apache; blogging had WordPress. What software projects are driving the development of a federated social Web? Evan Prodromou, founder and CEO of StatusNet Inc., will give an overview of the protocols for social federation and what Open Source projects are doing to support them.
Pinax is an open-source platform built on the Django Web Framework that dramatically reduces the time it takes to develop Web sites. By providing common components in a high-extensible framework, Pinax increases the speed at which websites can be developed and launched. Features include account management, integration with OpenID and OAuth, invitations, friendships, groups, tagging and more.
(SpringSource, a division of VMware)
This presentation will explore using Spring Integration (a lightweight, open source ESB-like framework built on top of the Spring Framework) to build event-driven applications on top of various social networking services like Ping.FM, Twitter, and Facebook.