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Eric Meeks (UCSF) Leslie Yuan (UCSF) OpenSocial Gadget Update from UCSF June 17, 2011 – Harvard Profiles User Group Meeting. What is OpenSocial?.

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What is opensocial

Eric Meeks (UCSF)Leslie Yuan (UCSF)OpenSocial Gadget Update from UCSF June 17, 2011 – Harvard Profiles User Group Meeting


What is opensocial
What is OpenSocial?

  • OpenSocial is a set of common application programming interfaces (APIs) for web-based social network applications, developed by Google along with MySpace and a number of other social networks.


Ucsf goals
UCSF Goals

  • Extend UCSF Profiles, building new features without touching core Profiles code

  • Create an OpenSocial standards-based library of shareable gadgets

  • Foster a community across institutions for building and sharing knowledge and gadgets

  • Harness existing communities and gadgets


Where are we today
Where are we today?

Make Profiles an OpenSocial Container

Build a library of useful gadgets

  • Faculty Mentoring

  • Document Sharing via SlideShare.net

  • Live hyperlinks within a profile

  • Profile List Tool

  • Google full text search of profiles

  • Working on more gadgets (activity streams and more… )


What is opensocial

Quick Demo(see http://profiles.ucsf.edu)For Slideshare gadget, search for investigator Ida SimFor Mentoring gadget, search for investigator Jeanette Brown


Technical notes
Technical Notes

First requirement: extend the Profiles to be an OpenSocial enabled platform

  • Apache Shindig + the Profiles API

    Then develop gadgets – which are:

  • Lightweight & easily developed

  • Usually under 500 lines of code

  • E.g., Mentor Gadget Source Code = XML, HTML & JavaScript


Where to now an open community for application sharing
Where to now? An Open Community for Application Sharing

UCSF

Profiles

Harvard

Profiles

LinkedIn

iGoogle

Stanford

VIVO

Application Library


Thanks
Thanks!

  • The Profiles Team

  • The Shindig Team

  • Andy Smith (IBM), Mark Weitzel (IBM) and the OpenSocial Foundation

    Contact:

    Eric.meeks@ucsf.edu

    Leslie.yuan@ucsf.edu