This chapter will focus on building the foundation of a social networking container. In the following sections, we will explore several root technologies and concepts, including:
Using Apache Shindig to render gadgets
Setting up a sample social networking website using Partuza
Building and running a custom OpenSocial gadget using Shindig
At the end of the chapter, we will use the Shindig installation we’ve set up to build our first OpenSocial gadget, applying the lessons we will learn in the following sections.