Info 290. Mixing and Remixing Information

NOTE: This course is not currently offered.

Course Description: 

This course focuses on employing XML and web services to reuse or "remix" digital content and services. Students will learn practical tools and techniques to recombine personal information through hands-on explorations and projects.

Topics include:

  • weblogs, wikis, and their underlying technologies
  • content syndication via RSS
  • building applications on top of Flickr, the image sharing site, and delicious, and other social bookmarking sites
  • incorporating content from libraries via new digital library technologies
  • sending content to the campus' new learning management system, bSpace
  • exploiting the XML of and Microsoft Office to create and manipulate "smart documents"
  • incorporating geospatial services into the mix of services

Students are expected to have some basic knowledge of XML. No experience with web services is expected.


Course History

Spring 2010

MW 12:30-2

Spring 2009

MW 12:30-2

Spring 2008

MW 12:30-2

Spring 2007

MW 12:30-2

Spring 2006

MW 9-10:30 | Website