A mashup architecture for Web end-user application designs

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Miah, Shah Jahan and Gammack, John (2008) A mashup architecture for Web end-user application designs. In: Second IEEE International Conference on Digital Ecosystems and Technologies (IEEE DEST 2008) : Phitsanulok, Thailand, 26-29 February 2008. Chang, Elizabeth and Hussain, Farookh Khadeer, eds. IEEE, Piscataway, New Jersey, pp. 532-537.


Application design driven by user needs is an increasing trend: such applications may not be anticipatable using traditional requirement and build approaches. Mashup refers to an integrated application programming interface (API) that combines data from different data destination or third party sources for Web services. This Web service provides a combined API that is technologically valid and compatible with other Web applications. In recent years, Web mashups have been tested for solving many issues in existing Web applications, such as e-science. In this paper, we analyzed a real service problem in a current virtual organization to show current limitations of using a distributed architecture, and to describe a Web service orientated architecture using the mashup concept. We provide a schematic solution for a paradigmatic user application problem, illustrated by a specific map usage need based on geographical information system data. Specifically, our illustrative application is finding the closest hotel within walking range of a meeting venue. Based on the case issues, we outline a generic architecture that offers a dynamic solution for Web portals providing services for dynamic user needs.

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Item type Book Section
URI https://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/9798
DOI 10.1109/DEST.2008.4635223
Official URL http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arn...
ISBN 9781424414895 (print), 9781424414901 (online)
Subjects Historical > FOR Classification > 0803 Computer Software
Historical > FOR Classification > 0806 Information Systems
Historical > Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Management and Information Systems
Keywords ResPubID22733, Web services, application program interfaces, portals, software architecture, Web end-user application designs, service-oriented, data destination, distributed architecture, dynamic user needs, e-science, generic architecture, geographical information system data, GIS, integrated application programming interface, virtual organisations, end users, hotel finding problem, Web applications, Australia, ecosystems, intelligent systems, legged locomotion, space technology
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