Interactive, Live Mashup Development Through UI-Oriented Computing

  • Anis Nouri
  • Florian Daniel
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 591)


This paper proposes to approach the problem of developing mashups by exclusively focusing on the Surface Web, that is, the data and functionality accessible through common Web pages. Typically, mashups focus on the integration of resources accessible through the Deep Web, such as data feeds, Web services and Web APIs, that do not have own UIs – next to data extracted from Web pages. Yet, these resources can be wrapped with ad-doc UIs, suitably instrumented, and made accessible through the Surface Web. Doing so enables a UI-oriented computing paradigm that allows developers to implement mashups interactively and in a live fashion inside their Web browser, without having to program any line of code. The goal of this paper is to showcase UI-oriented computing in practice and to demonstrate its feasibility and potential.


UI-oriented computing iAPIs Mashups Integration 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of TrentoPovoItaly

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