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King Saud University – IT departmentKSA – Riyadhemail: ......................................
When internet users want to know about Saudi Arabia places, topics, or watching images and videos belongs to Saudi Arabia it well make they waste a lot of time searching in many sites to find what they looking for.A mash-up demo web site it is developed to serve this purpose. It is a set of two web pages. The first page is a mash-up that let the user to search Google, Flickr and Youtube in the same page. The second one is a mash-up of plotting markers on Saudi Arabia map to show the main Saudi’s cities for example, Makka. Also it contains information about the main places of Saudi Arabia.This project was named AlotOfThought. It contains two web pages. The first one is AlotOfSearch and the second AlotOfSaudi. The poster begins with a description of the mashups and how to create mashups. Then it represents the goal of creating AlotOfSearch and AlotOfSaudi mashups. Next, it describes the methodology of creating these mashups. Finally, it represents the results of these mashups.
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Mashups are inspiring a new generation of technology enthusiasts and programmers. Mashups enableexperienced web ability programmers to integrate with the giants of the web 2.0 space . As the name implies,mashups mix and mash the programming interface from different web services to create new products andservices . AlotOfThought is a website contains two mashups web pages AlotOfSearch and AlotOfSaudi. It isto serve internet users to access these mashups. The idea of creating AlotOfSearch is to have a web search,image search and video search in the same page that require only one click. It is a mash-up that let the user tosearch Google, Flickr and Youtube in the same page. The characteristic of this mashup is combination. On theother hand, AlotOfSaudi is about displaying a Saudi map with more information about Saudi places. It is avisualization mash-up of plotting markers on Saudi Arabia map to show the main Saudi’s cities. Also itcontains information about the main places of Saudi Arabia. I used Microsoft Popfly mashup editor to createthese mashups.In the next section I present a brief concepts about mashups. In the third section, I present the objective ofcreating these mashups. After that, I explain my methodology of creating my mashups. Then, I present theresults of my mashups . Finally, The conclusion of this poster.
A mashup combine content or data from different web sites into new applications. Wikipedia defines a mashupas "
a web application that combines data from more than one source into a single integrated tool
" . Mash-ups have three characteristics combination, visualization and aggregation.
Figure 1: Mashups can be created using APIs from competing companies .