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Name of the tool: RDFSharp
Home page: http://rdfsharp.codeplex.com/
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Programming language(s) that can be used with the tool: .Net, C-sharp
Relevant semantic web technologies: RDF
Categories: API, Programming Environment
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(Tool description last modified on 2013-01-23.)


RDFSharp is an Open Source library designed to ease the creation of .NET applications based on the RDF data model, providing users with a straightforward solution for start playing with RDF and Semantic Web concepts. With RDFSharp it is possible to quickly draft and realize RDF-empowered .NET applications having modeling, storing, querying and light-reasoning capabilities.

    • Create and manage RDF models (namespaces, datatypes, resources, literals, containers, collections, triples, graphs, patterns, ...);
    • Exchange them using standard RDF formats (N-Triples, Turtle, RDF/XML, TriX);
    • Create and manage RDF stores as portable databases optimized for storage of RDF data;
    • Create and manage RDF federations as virtual stores giving integrated access to multiple stores;
    • Create and execute RDF queries on graphs, stores and federations to retrieve RDF data;
    • Create and execute RDF reasonings to exploit semantic relations between RDF data;