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My interview with Jon Udell: "Working with Data Sources"

I'm pleased to announce that my first book interview is now online: Working with Data Sources, part of Jon Udell's Interviews With Innovators. I was excited and a bit nervous talking to Jon over the phone, someone whose work I've admired for years. Undoubtedly, I was pleased with his take on my book: The book […]

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My book sighted at the UC Berkeley bookstore

My book sighted at the UC Berkeley bookstore Originally uploaded by Raymond Yee This is the first time I actually saw my book at a in-real-life brick & mortar bookstore, specifically the UC Berkeley ASUC bookstore. Needless to say, I was pretty psyched!

Notes from my class at Mashup University

On Monday, I gave an introductory talk on mashups at Mashup University.  I created a few notes while I talked. Here they are: Raymond Yee Lecturer, School of Information, UC Berkeley Feel free to send me email: / Book URL: or A project that I'm associated with: Some burning questions […]

I taught the Intro to Mashups at Mashup University

Raymond Yee teachs Intro to Mashups at Mashup University Originally uploaded by dberlind Yesterday, I led two sessions at Mashup University (part of Mashup Camp #6), held in Mountain View, CA: Mashup 101: Getting Oriented to the World of Mashups This session will help you to understand what will be happening at Mashup University and […]

The text from the book is now available

While I work on converting the book from QuarkXPress into HTML and XML, I've posted the text of book (in the form of pdfs).    For instance, you can now read the Introduction or Chapter 1 on "Learning from Mashups".

The cover blurb

One of the fun parts of writing my book was writing the marketing blurb on the back cover of the book.   I often find myself reaching to copy and paste it into emails or other documents when I describe my book.  Here it is: Pro Web 2.0 Mashups: Remixing Data and Web Services Dear […]


The book is now available for purchase!

I'm very excited to announce that the book is available for purchase now. Please go buy a copy for you, each one of your loved ones, your friends, your enemies, the mayor of your city, your minister, rabbi, priest, or guru, your barber or hair dresser — anyone and everyone: Apress ( Amazon ( Barnes […]

Anyone know how to extract content from QuarkXPress?

The book has been sent off to the printers! Apress has told me that I should be getting my author copies sometime next week, and that the books should hit the bookstores some weeks after that. In the meantime, you can pre-order the book from a number of sources: Apress ( Amazon ( Barnes and […]


Updates to Yahoo! Pipes (from Dec 2007)

While finishing my book, it wasn't possible for me to keep up with all the changes that were happening with the many web applications I track in the book.  One such change came in Yahoo! Pipes:  Pipes Blog » Blog Archive » New "Fetch Page" module and nice web path enhancement…. I have to try […]


The book is *almost* done

Last night, I finished writing the introduction, cover blurb, and acknowledgments for my book.  With any luck, that means that all the remains for me is editing the galley proofs that come back to me.  The current estimate is that my book will be in bookstores in February. This blog has been very quiet for […]