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~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 2. OTHER VOICES: XML Excitement, Start Writing Web Services Today, Tech visionaries push the Semantic Web
* XML Excitement
Macromedia, Google, and Amazon have all announced XML-based initiatives recently. XML is opening up the Web, Amazon's patents notwithstanding. Macromedia announced an open XML feed for developers to announce their latest gizmos. They also announced a contest for best XML feed, that ends May 15. Amazon has announced an XML interface for their associates site, and of course you've read about Google's Web API last time.
* Start Writing Web Services Today
Kyle Gabhart shows how to build a simple Web service with Java. http://www.devx.com/javaSR/articles/gabhart/gabhartp.asp DevX.com, April 2002
* Tech visionaries push the Semantic Web
By giving the Web meaning, we'll increase the capacity for automation. http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/ 2002/04/16/BU155164.DTL SFGate.com, April 16, 2002
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~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 3. NET NEWS: Netscape, not IE, put on new CompuServe, Two-Thirds Hit the Net
* Netscape, not IE, put on new CompuServe
America Online on Tuesday fired the first shot in what may signal the rekindling of a Web browser war against Microsoft. Will AOL 8 do the same? http://news.com.com/2100-1023-883808.html News.com, April 16, 2002
* Two-Thirds Hit the Net
Modest growth in the online population results in 137 million connected U.S. adults - with women taking the majority. http://cyberatlas.com/big_picture/geographics/article/0,,5911_1011491,00.html Cyberatlas.com, April 18, 2002
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Andrew King Newsletter Editor, WebReference.com aking at internet dot com ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
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