Books & Videos

Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 What Is Fluidinfo?

    1. The Openly Writable World

    2. Key Concepts

    3. Organizational Metaphor

    4. Signing Up for a Fluidinfo Account

  2. Chapter 2 Fluidinfo from the Command Line

    1. Getting Started with the Tags, Show, and Get Commands

    2. Tagging and Untagging

    3. Specifying Objects

    4. Managing Tags and Namespaces

    5. The Fluidinfo Permissions System

    6. Extended Example: Working with Books in Fluidinfo

  3. Chapter 3 Social Data

    1. Twitter and Social Data

    2. O’Reilly Metadata

    3. Blog Mining and Emerging Conventions

    4. Social Data

  4. Chapter 4 Programming with Fluidinfo

    1. Client Libraries

    2. Fluidinfo.py Fundamentals

    3. Common Tasks Using fluidinfo.py

  5. Chapter 5 Programming with FOM

    1. FOM Fundamentals

    2. Putting It All Together

  6. Chapter 6 Programming Fluidinfo with JavaScript

    1. API Functions

    2. Utility Functions

    3. An Example Application: The Social Bookreader

  7. Chapter 7 Fluidinfo’s RESTful API

    1. Making HTTP Requests to Fluidinfo

    2. API Endpoints

  8. Chapter 8 Advanced Use of the Fluidinfo Shell

    1. Permissions in Depth

    2. Setting Individual Low-Level Permissions with perms -X

    3. Generating Unix-style Long Listings with ls -l and ls -g

  9. Chapter 9 Conventions for the About Tag

    1. A Book Example

    2. The Perfect About Tag

    3. Normalization and Standardization

    4. Specificity, Ambiguity, and Language

    5. Tags for Indicating Related Objects (Linking)

    6. Constructing About Tags for Common Objects

    7. The Abouttag Command

    8. Finding Fluidinfo Objects from Amazon Product Pages

    9. Generic Normalization

    10. Command Substitution

  1. Appendix Fluidinfo Query Language Reference

    1. Tag Presence: The has Operator

    2. Equality: The = Operator

    3. Numeric Inequality Comparisons: <, <=, >=, >

    4. Inexact Text Matching: The matches Operator

    5. Combining Queries with and, or, except, and Brackets

    6. List-Valued Tags: The contains Operator

  2. Colophon