The idea of the web 2.0 without doubt has changed both the way how applications are developed as well as the intention of the developed applications. These do interact and may already become integrated with other applications during the development process. In the following there are two resources.
The website ProgrammableWeb is wholely dedicated to the web as a development platform for applications and the interaction of such apps by mashups. The site informs about new api’s to develop web 2.0 applications. A list of available api’s is available at the API and Web Services
TechTarget, a publishing company on internet technologies, has launched a portal about cloud computing. This innovative hosting technology is mostly combined with specific web 2.0 solutions or PaaS (Platform as a Service) solutions to develop web 2.0 applications. Up to date information and resources on this topic are available at SearchCloudComputing.com.