Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Make Every Web Site a Semantic Web Site

Back in March this was news but I completely missed it. Dapper has a rather nice way of turning web sites into data - XML, JSON, etc but it also includes a semanify service. It includes using existing namespaces (FOAF, GSS, Creative Commons, Media RSS and Dublin Core) supported by Yahoo's search engine.

This is covered in more depth in Semantify Hacks - Creating a your own RDF schema using Dapper:
So now, building a Dapp means you also built your own RDF compatible schema, that you can use wherever by just pointing to the webservice:


The given example is MSN's search engine which you can see in all its RDF/XML glory.

ReadWriteWeb has step-by-step instructions.
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