[foaf-dev] Visualizing FOAF Data
michael.wechner at wyona.com
Sun Aug 14 08:40:13 CEST 2011
Am 12.08.11 03:19, schrieb Bruce Whealton:
> This is nice:
> or my own profile
> How is this done?
It's based on Yanel
(http://yanel.wyona.org/specification/foaf/index.html) which is a
generic Open Source Content management system/framework
> What creates the profile presentation?
Basically the FOAF is read and re-processed using XSLT (and some Java
The source code is located at
> Also, can one register for an account? There is a login link but no
> information on how to register.
We have started this as prototype and didn't have enough time recently
to continue working on it,
but I hope to find some more time in the near future. Contributors are
very welcome though ;-)
The registration could be done/finished quite easily though, because in
the meantime Yanel as a generic
which probably would need just some XSLT customization.
> Bruce Whealton, Owner Future Wave Designs
> FOAF: http://whealton.info/BruceWhealtonJr/foaf.rdf
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> *From:* Michael Wechner <mailto:michael.wechner at wyona.com>
> *Sent:* Thursday, June 30, 2011 4:02 AM
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> *Subject:* Re: [foaf-dev] Visualizing FOAF Data
> Am 30.06.11 09:54, schrieb Bruce Whealton:
>> 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
>> 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 FOAF 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:
>> The link to my wife should be:
>> 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.
> agreed :-) (btw, I am using FF 5.0)
>> Does anyone know of any similar applications?
> maybe you want to compare with
> or my own profile
>> 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.
>> Bruce Whealton, Owner Future Wave Designs
>> FOAF: http://whealton.info/BruceWhealtonJr/foaf.rdf
>> Vcard: http://whealton.info/BruceWhealtonJr/brucewhealtonvcard.html
>> Web Design and Development http://FutureWaveDesigns.com
>> Web Technology wiki: http://futurewavedesigns.com/w/
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