Get in front of Google Wave, the exciting new real-time communication and collaboration technology that unifies email, instant messaging (IM), wiki, and social networking functions on one integrated platform.
Getting Started with Google Wave gives you a good look at this game-changing technology while it's still in the development stage. In the first two chapters, you'll quickly learn about the Google Wave structure and how it works. The second two chapters help you work with the Google Wave Client, a web app that allows end users to participate and collaborate.
Become familiar with Google Wave's key concepts and terminology
Learn about the threaded conversation model incorporated into conversations, or waves
Get use cases that show how the platform offers consumers a distinct advantage over current communication and collaboration technologies
Learn about extensions such as wavelets, blips, gadgets, and robots
More than a million users have downloaded Google Wave since it became available in public preview. Don't wait. Catch the wave with this book.
Andrés Ferraté is the founder of Cartosoft, an early stage startup focused on expanding the reach of geospatial technology. As a contributor for ProgrammableWeb, a leading portal for API and mashup information, Andres writes about a variety of topics, including enterprise mashups and new platforms, such as Google Wave. Prior to founding Cartosoft, Andres was Vice President of Operations for Geographic Technologies Group, a leading provider of geospatial services and software for local governments throughout the U.S.