Archive for May, 2012

Object Hyperlinks with QR Code and NFC

Object hyperlinking refers to ways to link physical objects to the digital world. Here, we’ll look at the two prevalent methods for that, QR Codes and NFC tags, and application development using those two technologies. . QR Codes QR (Quick Response) codes are a general improvement over the standard bar codes we see everywhere on merchandise. While […]

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A Look at Facebook’s Open Graph

A bit of history Back in 2007, Facebook (FB) created Beacon to make it easier for users to automatically share what they were up to on sites outside of Facebook. Beacon didn’t work too well mainly because of privacy considerations and poor communication from FB. Beacon was finally shut down in 2009, and the next year […]

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