To code

On this page you can find resources that will help you with programming the semantic web.

Books with code

“Linked Data” by David Wood, Marsha Zaidman, Luke Ruth, and Michael Hausenblas. Manning publishers.

Mark Watson wrote one “”Practical Semantic Web and Linked Data Applications” in different versions targeted at different programming languages. There’s a free version in PDF on his website and a printed version available via

Blogs with code

These I visited more than once…

One of the most practical sources is the blog of  Jeni Tennison. You will find how to’s , code snippets and lots of background information.

And the DSP blog from the BBC , UK Open Data initiative ..

Don’t forget the product mailing lists (Topbraid Composer , your product here..)..and the answers section.

Other – tools

W3C’s semantic web Tool wiki

Other – open data

Open data from NL government
Open data portal Europe
Open data from UK government
Open data from USA government