Date Class Topics Complete By Class Lab Meeting
August 31, 2010 Course Introduction
September 7, 2010 JavaScript, jQuery and Browser Extensions Help with Extensions
September 14, 2010 Chrome Extensions; AJAX; Rapid prototyping with jQuery; Project 1 Your first Chrome Extension Help with Project 1
September 21, 2010 Demos of Project 1; Controlled vocabularies Project 1: Delicious Trailmaker Lingering questions on Project 1
September 28, 2010 Version control using Subversion; RDF and other controlled vocabularies Ideas and teams for Project 2 Cancelled. Meet in your groups.
October 5, 2010
October 12, 2010 Demos of Project 2; Introduction to Microformats/Semantic Web and Google App Engine Project 2: Controlled vocabularies More Google App Engine
October 19, 2010 More Semantic Web Readings from Programming the Semantic Web CSS
October 26, 2010 In-class exercise; Microformats/semantics in the wild More CSS & Help with Project 3
November 2, 2010 Demos of Project 3; Social classifications; Visualization libraries Project 3: Semantic Web / Microformats Visualization & toolkits
November 9, 2010 Discussion of Project 4; jQuery UI; Flickr API Questions & help with Project 4 (Date TBD)
November 16, 2010 Demos of Project 4; OAuth; Introduction to information retrieval Project 4: Social classification tools Web Security
November 23, 2010 Corpora & interfaces for information retrieval; Functional programming Happy Thanksgiving!
November 30, 2010 Software testing; Geospatial indexing Class review and recap
December 10, 2010 (RRR) IO Lab Showcase! Project 5: Information retrieval