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Re: Building a paid App Market

From: Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 9 Aug 2012 20:32:56 +0200
Message-ID: <CAKaEYh+YqTp+uO-u9bFXUA2xCE_zJpZEfkXRa4tiK+K-NiT4_Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: Martynas Jusevičius <martynas@graphity.org>
Cc: public-rww@w3.org
On 9 August 2012 13:11, Martynas Jusevičius <martynas@graphity.org> wrote:

> Hey Melvin, all,
>
> if you are talking about Linked Data webapps specifically, I would
> suggest you take a look at how they can built on Graphity Linked Data
> Platform. For example, a generic fully customizable LD browser (as an
> example application) consists of:
> - 4 Java classes with total ~500 lines of code
> - 4 XSLT stylesheets with total ~900 lines of code
> - 150 lines of RDF configuration
>
> Everything else is taken care of by the platform dependency, which
> allows a very rapid webapp development.
> I'd be happy to answer questions!
>

Thanks for the pointer.  Supporting LDP is very much one of the goals of
RWW, great to see a working implementation, with examples!


> Martynas
> graphity.org
>
> On Thu, Aug 9, 2012 at 1:10 AM, Melvin Carvalho
> <melvincarvalho@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >
> > On 8 August 2012 23:48, Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> On Aug 8, 2012 2:36 PM, "Melvin Carvalho" <melvincarvalho@gmail.com
> >> > Payswarm on the telecon yesterday said it may be quite easy to get a
> >> > proof of concept going with their code already
> >>
> >> We just released a new version of the PaySwarm reference implementation
> >> a few hours ago that is capable of providing payments for HTML5 Web apps
> >> as well as in-app payments.
> >>
> >> This release includes documentation on the PaySwarm REST API:
> >>
> >> https://dev.payswarm.com/docs
> >>
> >> There is quite a bit more to the REST API than is documented... we'll
> >> try to document more as the weeks go on. However, what we've released so
> >> far is already capable of implementing most of the payment portion of
> >> what you guys have discussed on the list so far. You just need the one
> >> call to /transactions.
> >>
> >> There is code with examples on how to use the REST API from the command
> >> line here:
> >>
> >> https://github.com/digitalbazaar/payswarm.js/tree/master/examples
> >>
> >> There's an implementation for Wordpress (in PHP) here:
> >>
> >> https://github.com/digitalbazaar/payswarm-wordpress
> >>
> >> and a demo of the code above here:
> >>
> >> http://payswarm.com/wiki/WordPress_Recipes_Demo
> >>
> >> I'll try to put together a proposal over the next couple of days and
> >> send it to the mailing list. I don't think it would be much work to
> >> setup a demo HTML5 Web App that somebody purchases. We should also be
> >> able to demo in-app payments with a tiny bit of extra work.
> >>
> >> In the mean time, if you're interested in the Web Payments stuff, you
> >> may want to also join the Web Payments Community Group:
> >>
> >> http://www.w3.org/community/webpayments/
> >>
> >> and also join the mailing list:
> >>
> >> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-webpayments/
> >
> >
> > Hi & Welcome to the RWW! :)
> >
> > For those that dont know Manu already, he is the brains behind many
> awesome
> > Web technologies such as RDFa 1.1 (W3C REC), JSON LD, Payswarm, Web Keys,
> > and chair of the W3C payments Group.
> >
> > Thank you so much for these pointers to existing code.  I think it would
> > make complete sense for us to reuse this, to help build a working
> prototype,
> > while we sketch out the long term aims.
> >
> > RWW CG already hosts a wordpress instance for our blog / CMS.  Using any
> > framework is a double edged sword, but It might be an idea to reuse
> > wordpress to quickly deliver a proof of concept.  Indeed, I believe
> > wordpress powers roughly 25% of all web sites, so perhaps a robust enough
> > platform to build to in the longer term.
> >
> > I'll have a look through the code in more detail in the next few days,
> and
> > look forward to working with you to put together a "minimal viable
> product",
> > and some concrete milestones.
> >
> > Thanks Again! :)
> >
> >>
> >> -- manu
> >>
> >> --
> >> Manu Sporny (skype: msporny, twitter: manusporny)
> >> President/CEO - Digital Bazaar, Inc.
> >> blog: Which is better - RDFa Lite or Microdata?
> >> http://manu.sporny.org/2012/mythical-differences/
> >>
> >
>
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