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Mofo - Getting Started w/ Microformats using Ruby - Web 3.0 In Action

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What are Microformats? Microformats let you turn your web page into a web service using nothing more than simple coding conventions and patterns that work in today’s browsers. If you markup events, people, reviews, locations and more in your web page using Microformats you contribute to the next version of the web – known as the Semantic Web, Web 3.0 or the Giant Global Graph (GGG).

Let’s skip the theory and dive into code and tap into the Giant Global Graph.

Let’s load up the event listing web page for the “Microformats – Adding Semantics to Your Web Site” VanDev meetup on the Yahoo! Upcoming service using mofo – a microformat parser in Ruby.

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January 18th, 2008 at 3:08 am