"Semantic Web Programming" suggests Eclipse 3.4, Java SDK 1.6,
Pellet 1.5.2, and Protege 4.0 as its basic tool set. It also suggests
Joseki, a SPARQL endpoint for Jena. I can help folks install these
tools on Mac OS X and possibly help on other systems.
I've created a HowTo page for installing these on Mac OS X:
If you can help me create a HowTo for another OS, speak up!
I've also created a HowTo page for the InferenceExample in chapter 5:
Finally, here are my (WIP) slideshows:
Andraz Tori, CTO of Zemanta, will be presenting the Zemanta API (including some demo apps), as well as helping folks out with miscellaneous installation issues.
Although Franz Inc will not be able to provide a speaker for this month's event, they are still sponsoring the event! I'm hoping they can supply a speaker on AllegroGraph and Gruff Real Soon Now.
If you would like to present another tool and help folks get
started using it, please let me know! Alternatively, feel
free to suggest ideas on firstname.lastname@example.org.