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Understanding Mashup Development
September/October 2008 (vol. 12 no. 5)
pp. 44-52
Jin Yu, University of New South Wales, Sydney
Boualem Benatallah, University of New South Wales, Sydney
Fabio Casati, University of Trento
Florian Daniel, University of Trento
Web mashups are Web applications developed using contents and services available online. Despite rapidly increasing interest in mashups over the past two years, comprehensive development tools and frameworks are lacking, and in most cases mashing up a new application implies a significant manual programming effort. This article overviews current tools, frameworks, and trends that aim to facilitate mashup development. The authors use a set of characteristic dimensions to highlight the strengths and weaknesses of some representative approaches.

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Index Terms:
Mashups, Service mashups, Application integration, Data integration, user interface integration, Composition, Component-based development
Jin Yu, Boualem Benatallah, Fabio Casati, Florian Daniel, "Understanding Mashup Development," IEEE Internet Computing, vol. 12, no. 5, pp. 44-52, Sept.-Oct. 2008, doi:10.1109/MIC.2008.114
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