mashup [English]

InterPARES Definition

No definition in earlier IP projects. ITrust definition not yet developed.

Other Definitions

  • Gartner IT Glossary (†298 s.v. "mashups"): Lightweight composite applications that source all of their content from existing systems and data sources; they have no native data store or content repository. To access the resources that they leverage, mashups employ the technologies of the Web, including representational state transfer (REST) APIs, RSS and ATOM feeds and widgets.
  • Wikipedia (†387 s.v. mashup (web application hybrid)): A web page, or web application, that uses content from more than one source to create a single new service displayed in a single graphical interface. ...The term implies easy, fast integration, frequently using open application programming interfaces (open API) and data sources to produce enriched results that were not necessarily the original reason for producing the raw source data.