Appendix: Corporate Case Studies
While the growth of mashups within the enterprise has been a relatively recent phenomenon, this approach to development has already enjoyed some prominent successes. The case studies presented in this appendix provide unique insights into how commercial firms have seized upon this new technology to offer unprecedented solutions while simultaneously realizing significant savings in development time and expense.
As mentioned in Chapter 1, providing implementation code for the patterns is currently impractical owing to the general lack of standards in this emerging industry. For this reason, the inclusion of these stories is a crucial element in demonstrating that the examples discussed throughout ...