SHOW115 – Socialize your Applications using OpenSocial

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The session picked up pretty slow but after 40 min or so it started to get real
Intersting as we got into how to create Embedded Experience.

This is following OpenSocial 2.0 that is an open standard totally separate from IBM. This means that any client that follows OpenSocial standard can consume the Embedded Experience, like Outlook or any other client.

At first this looks very much like an ordinary HTML email, but you get some added benefits like if the current client doesn’t support OpenSocial you can provide fallback functionality.

The real power shows once you integrate the Embedded Experience with Activity Streams. Here your Embedded Experience shows up as a gadget, making it easier to provide added value.