Developing with Google+

Would you like to integrate Google+ with an existing website, or build your own social application on the platform? Developing with Google+ takes you on a tour of the Google+ APIs, with lots of concrete examples and hands-on projects. You’ll learn how to take advantage of Google+ social plug-ins, communicate programmatically with Google+ over REST APIs, and author real-time Hangout Apps.

Over the course of this book, you’ll follow the progress of a fictional company, Baking Disasters, as it incorporates all the features of the Google+ platform.

  • Make the most of social widgets such as the +1 button, Badge, and the Share button
  • Use performance tuning techniques to speed up social plugins on your site
  • Create your own plugins by accessing public data APIs with RESTful web services
  • Transform an blog into a social web application through server-side processing
  • Use OAuth to authenticate users and authorize your access to their private data
  • Extend Google+ Hangouts programmatically and create your own application

Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. Social Plugins
Chapter 3. Public Data APIs
Chapter 4. OAuth-Enabled APIs
Chapter 5. Collaborative Baking with Hangout Apps
Chapter 6. Wrapping Up the Baked Goods

Book Details

  • Paperback: 104 pages
  • Publisher: O’Reilly Media (September 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1449312268
  • ISBN-13: 978-1449312268
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