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Re: LOD in the webpage

From: Toby Inkster <tai@g5n.co.uk>
Date: Wed, 06 May 2009 17:26:18 +0100
To: Terry Brooks <tabrooks@u.washington.edu>
Cc: "public-lod@w3.org" <public-lod@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1241627178.1257.5.camel@ophelia2.g5n.co.uk>
On Tue, 2009-05-05 at 12:57 -0700, Terry Brooks wrote:
> Are there examples available of making AJAX calls to a LOD repository
> such as DBpedia and then displaying the results on a webpage? 

The edit user profile feature on http://alpha.libre.fm/ does this. If
the user supplies their location, they can do an AJAX lookup for it on
geonames.org and the site will save that location into their profile as
a URI.

Under the hood, geonames' JSON API is used, because parsing RDF/XML in
Javascript in a web browser doesn't sound like my idea of a good time.

Toby Inkster <tai@g5n.co.uk>
Received on Wednesday, 6 May 2009 16:27:20 UTC

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