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ANN: Elda 1.0.1, implementation of the Linked Data API

From: Chris Dollin <chris.dollin@epimorphics.com>
Date: Thu, 24 Feb 2011 15:29:50 +0000
To: semantic-web@w3.org, jena-dev@yahoogroups.com, jena-users@incubator.apache.org
Message-Id: <201102241529.50765.chris.dollin@epimorphics.com>
Dear All

I am happy to announce version 1.0.1 of the Epimorphics [1] implementation
of the Linked Data API [2]. The quickstart jar can be downloaded via

  http://code.google.com/p/elda/downloads/list

and its documentation can be perused in advance at

  http://elda.googlecode.com/hg/deliver-elda/src/main/docs/index.html

The Linked Data API provides a configurable way to access RDF data 
using simple RESTful URLs that are translated into queries to a SPARQL 
endpoint. The API developer writes an API spec (in RDF) which specifies
how to translate URLs into queries. Elda comes with some pre-built 
examples which allow you to experiment with this style of query and 
get started with building your own specs. 

Elda 1.0.1 improves over our previously-announced 0.9.10 by having an
implementation of the XML rendering of the results, and using that
as the basis for a detailed HTML rendering (using an XSLT transform
written by Jeni Tennison for the linked data api). 

Discussion of Elda is preferably conducted on the linked-data-api-discuss
Google group (registration required) (although I will not ignore mail
sent to chris.dollin@epimorphics.com).

Chris

[1] http://www.epimorphics.com/web/

[2] http://code.google.com/p/linked-data-api/wiki/Specification

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