Learn how to use and build extensions for Google Wave, the excitingnew real-time communication and collaboration technology that unifiesemail, instant messaging (IM), wiki, and social networking functions inone integrated platform. With this book, you'll quickly learn about theGoogle Wave Client and how to use Google Wave's APIs to extend theplatform and customize its functions and display.
Judging by the enthusiastic response this technology received sinceit was unveiled at the Google I/O web developer conference, Google Wavewill gain millions of early adopters and organizations in a short time --more than a million users have already requested access to the publicpreview. Google Wave: Up and Running will give you agood look at this platform, and show you how to build sophisticatedextensions for it. Why wait? Get in on the first wave with this book.
Become thoroughly familiar with Google Wave, including its keyconcepts and terminology
Learn through use cases how Google Wave offers consumers adistinct advantage over current communication and collaborationtechnologies
Get a hands-on introduction to the APIs, protocols, andresources that will help you develop on this platform
Learn how to develop key extensions (robots and gadgets), andhow to embed waves, using Google Wave's APIs
This book is still in progress, but you can get going on thistechnology through our Rough Cuts edition, which lets you read themanuscript as it's being written , either online orvia PDF.