O'Reilly logo

Cloning Internet Applications with Ruby by Chang Sau Sheong

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Summary

This is the second last chapter in this book and also the first one in a series of two chapters describing how we can clone a social networking service like Facebook. Social networking services are the next step in the evolution of Internet applications and Facebook is currently the most successful incarnation of this service. Cloning Facebook is not difficult though, as can be attested in this chapter and also in the many Facebook 'clones' out there on the Internet. Let's look at what we have covered in this chapter.

First, we went through a whirlwind tour of social networking services and their history, before discussing the most dominant service, Facebook. Next, we described some of its more essential features and we categorized the ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required