[foaf-dev] Visualizing FOAF Data

Melvin Carvalho melvincarvalho at gmail.com
Sat Aug 13 11:35:31 CEST 2011

On 13 August 2011 01:58, Bruce Whealton <bruce at whealton.info> wrote:
> I wonder if anyone has done anything with converting LinkedIn contacts to
> foaf.  I know that they publish vcard data of one's connections but much of
> the vcard data can be related to equivalent foaf properties.  For the rest,
> there would just be a need to represent the vcard or hcard microformat
> information along with the foaf data.



there's some more here


pretty sure they used to have a linked in version ...

> Bruce
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Melvin Carvalho
> Sent: Friday, August 12, 2011 3:38 AM
> To: Bruce Whealton
> Cc: foaf-dev at lists.foaf-project.org
> Subject: Re: [foaf-dev] Visualizing FOAF Data
> On 30 June 2011 09:54, Bruce Whealton <bruce at whealton.info> wrote:
>> Hello all,
>>           I found this interesting JQuery application that displays the
>> information in a FOAF file nicely in a browser.  I had some problems with
>> it
>> in different browsers.  The application is described here:
>> http://foaf-visualizer.org/
>>          Interestingly, when I put in the link to my foaf file, the data
>> displayed did not match what is actually in the file now.  I updated my
>> file and yet I was still seeing older copies of the foaf file.  I could
>> write to the author but I’m curious if anyone else sees what I see or
>> finds
>> different results in different browsers.  I used the version of this for
>> Standalone Usage and so I put this into the address bar of the browser:
>> http://foaf-visualizer.org/?uri=http://whealton.info/BruceWhealtonJr/foaf.rdf
>> The link to my wife should be:
>> http://foaf-visualizer.org/?uri=http://whealton.info/ElnazWhealton/foaf.rdf
>> but I was seeing her maiden name in the link.  When I put in that link,
>> for
>> my wife, using IE 9, it says it cannot display it.
>> It’s just strange.  Though, in Firefox it’s pretty cool.
>> Does anyone know of any similar applications?
>> I found some Java tools but they seemed to run only after installing a
>> bunch
>> of things on my computer, which is fine unless you were looking for a way
>> to
>> present things online.
>> Also, it seems like it would be a challenge to display any kind of RDF/XML
>> data as you’d have to have CSS styles for every single possible tag that
>> you
>> would use.
> http://www.foafer.org/?file=http://semantictweet.com/DMiliband#me
> http://www5.wiwiss.fu-berlin.de/marbles?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fsemantictweet.com%2FDMiliband%23me
> http://sig.ma/search?q=http%3A%2F%2Fsemantictweet.com%2FDMiliband%23me
> http://xml.mfd-consult.dk/foaf/explorer/?foaf=http://semantictweet.com/DMiliband#me
> http://publickey.info/?webid=http://semantictweet.com/DMiliband#me
>> Bruce
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>> FOAF: http://whealton.info/BruceWhealtonJr/foaf.rdf
>> Vcard: http://whealton.info/BruceWhealtonJr/brucewhealtonvcard.html
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