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Re: OWL, RDF, Protégé and other things like that

From: Sören Auer <auer@informatik.uni-leipzig.de>
Date: Sat, 03 Dec 2005 04:31:42 +0100
Message-ID: <4391119E.6050703@informatik.uni-leipzig.de>
To: Fabien Schwob <skink@evhr.net>
Cc: semantic-web@w3.org

Dear Fabien,

> - In Protégé, it's possible to create different types of projects 
> (Protégé Files, Protégé Database, OWL Database, OWL Files, RDF Files). 
> Which one is the best to make a web application.

OWL Database or OWL Files (depending on the amount of data) should 
probably be the prefered ones.

> - The website will be created using PHP (or Python), which libraries are 
> the best one (I think that I will need a way to store my OWL/RDF classes 
> and instances and a way to make queries on it (SPARQL ?)) ?

There is RAP [1] as library and Powl [2] as an PHP semantic web 
application development framework available. Powl (which is maintained 
by me) contains a lot of useful functions for SemWeb app development 
(e.g. reusable widgets, a web based ontology editor, csv import etc.) 
and is used by a number of projects - unfortunately not everything is as 
well documented as I would like to have it, but hopefully this is going 
to improve soon...


[1] http://www.wiwiss.fu-berlin.de/suhl/bizer/rdfapi/
[2] http://powl.sf.net

Sören Auer - University of Leipzig - Dept. of Computer Science
http://www.informatik.uni-leipzig.de/~auer, +49 (341) 97-32323
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