O'Reilly Emerging Technology Conference - March 3-6, 2006 - San Diego, CA
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Session

The Ning Playground: A Springboard for New Social Software

Yoz Grahame, Developer Advocate, Ning
David Sklar, Software Architect, Ning, Inc.

Date: Thursday, March 09
Time: 11:35am - 12:20pm
Location: Mohsen AB

The Ning Playground provides excellent, free opportunities for those looking to design, develop, or run new open social applications and web services. Its features include:
  • Rapid development tools for developers at all levels—ranging from point-and-click RAD to deep PHP
  • The ability to clone and remix existing applications in a few minutes
  • A horizontally scaling hosting environment with an innovative object database
  • Greatly expanded application potential with open data sharing by default
  • Creative Commons licensing of all content

This session covers:

  • Simple and advanced uses of the Ning Playground
  • How to clone and remix an existing application in 30 seconds flat
  • How Ning can enhance and support your external applications
  • A look into the system architecture
  • The future of Ning—components, tools, APIs, and languages



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