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Re: How to declare in a web app's interface which kind of app/version/features and or interfaces or formats it exposes

From: Carlos Pedrinaci <c.pedrinaci@open.ac.uk>
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2011 11:49:14 +0000
Message-ID: <4D3972BA.3070406@open.ac.uk>
To: Michael Hausenblas <michael.hausenblas@deri.org>
CC: Olivier Berger <olivier.berger@it-sudparis.eu>, Linked Data community <public-lod@w3.org>
Hi Olivier,
You may want to have a look at SWEET [1] and iServe [2].

The former allows you to annotate Web APIs HTML descriptions from your 
browser using microformats. Indeed the tool takes care of the 
technicalities and helps you locate and reuse existing ontologies using 
Watson [3].

Once you are done annotating, the annotation tool is integrated with 
iServe for publication and discovery of these APIs. iServe extracts the 
annotations and generates the corresponding RDF which it exposes as 
linked data. Additionally it provides you facilities for discovering 
services through its SPARQL endpoint and a more advanced API.

Find more details about these tools at:
[1] http://sweet.kmi.open.ac.uk/
The tool is ready to be used at

[2] http://iserve.kmi.open.ac.uk/

[3] http://watson.kmi.open.ac.uk/


Dr. Carlos Pedrinaci
Knowledge Media Institute - The Open University
Walton Hall, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 1908 654773
Fax: +44 1908 653169

Michael Hausenblas wrote:
> Olivier,
>> I'm considering the different options that could help embed (with
>> slightest modifications possible) in the in HTML interface of a Web app,
>> a description of which app it is and/or which interfaces it exposes, so
>> that this would be "discoverable" and lead to exploitation of such data
>> by SemWeb apps, or existing harvesters.
> You might find my blog post 'Announcing Application Metadata on the Web
> of Data' [1] along with the template [2] useful for this purpose.
> Cheers,
>        Michael
> [1]
> http://webofdata.wordpress.com/2010/01/06/announcing-application-metadata
> [2] http://lab.linkeddata.deri.ie/2010/res/web-app-metadata-template.html

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