The Yahoo! Travel web services enables you to build applications that use the trip plan data from the Yahoo! Travel Trip Planner (http://travel.yahoo.com/trip).
The APIs support JSON as a alternative output method. This allows Web service requests to be made within a browser without the need of a proxy.
Currently all Travel services are read-only, but they have big plans for future APIs
The pattern for this API is identical to our other APIs (Search, Shopping)
Yahoo! Shopping API
Retrieve comparison shopping data from our database of millions of products and thousands of merchants
Search inventory of all merchants or from a single, specific merchant
Shopping is constantly adding new calls. The latest additions a llow you to get user reviews for a product and product specifications.
The pattern for this API is identical to our other APIs (Search, Travel)
The completely new Maps API
5 different technologies to work with Yahoo! Maps
ActionScript (Flash IDE)
Maps RESTy APIs
Maps AJAX APIs
It’s today’s way of interacting with embeddable maps EventBrowser
Maps Flash APIs
Even richer user experience and set of functionality than the AJAX API
ActionScipt for Flash
Build your application in the Flash IDE
Flex developers can use the Flex API with Presentation Server Technology to create powerful applications.
Local Search Overlay (only a couple lines of code) Local Overlay
Simple Maps API
Perfect for store locators, plotting your road trip and/or crime spree, etc.
Overlay data is in geoRSS format
Add latitude/longitude or address/city/state/zip data to a normal RSS feed
RSS feed can reside on a server you own or you can POST the RSS data to us
No rate limits for this API!
Excel tool that let’s you generate the GeoRSS
Maps REST APIs
Geocoding API – Pass in location data by address and receive geocoded (encoded with latitude-longitude) responses.
Map Image API - Stitch map images together to build your own maps for usage in custom applications, including mobile and offline use. mapImage
Traffic API - Build applications that take dynamic traffic report data to help you plan optimal routes and keep on top of your commute
Local Search API - Query against the Yahoo! Local service, which now returns longitude-latitude with every search result for easy plotting on a map. Also new is the inclusion of ratings from Yahoo! users for each establishment to give added context. EverythingElse
Photo sharing, tagging, community
About 80 API calls
SOAP / REST / XML-RPC / FLASH
Geotagging maps pictures to locations
Samples in various languages available
Personalized results though Authentication API for
Mobile apps (http://www.flickr.com/services/api/auth.howto.mobile.html)
Flickr Authentication for Mobile
1. Obtain an API key
2. Configure your key
Note down the Shared Secret
Title and Description are required for all applications
Choose a permission level for your application (r, w, del)
Note down your authentication URL. (http://www.flickr.com/auth-12345678)
3. Obtain a mini-token
Send the user to the authentication URL you obtained above.
User will be given a 9 digit code, for example: 123-456-789.
User need to enter this code into mobile application.
Flickr Authentication for Mobile
Exchange the mini-token for a full token
To obtain a full authentication token, call the flickr.auth.getFullToken method.
Shopping Search Response XML <Description><![CDATA[The innovative floating frame design of Sonys SDMHS53 Flat Panel LCD complements any room in your home Images are crisp and responsive whether youre working playing games or surfing the internet Its simple to set up so youre up and running in no time Itsou83 ?onys best value flat panel LCDbr]]></Description> <Summary><![CDATA[15.0 in LCD Monitor - 15 in viewable - TFT active matrix display - 0.3 mm pitch - 1024 x 768 Resolution - 400:1 ...]]></Summary> <UserRating> <MaxRating>5</MaxRating> <NumRatings>0</NumRatings> <AverageRating>0.0</AverageRating> <RatingUrl><![CDATA[http://shopping.yahoo.com/p:Sony%20HS-model%2015%22%20%3Chi%3EFlat%20Panel%20LCD%3C%2Fhi%3E%20SDM-HS53%2FW%20Monitor:1991232768:page=user-reviews]]></RatingUrl> <CreateRatingUrl><![CDATA[http://shopping.yahoo.com/p:Sony%20HS-model%2015%22%20%3Chi%3EFlat%20Panel%20LCD%3C%2Fhi%3E%20SDM-HS53%2FW%20Monitor:1991232768:page=post-reviews]]></CreateRatingUrl> </UserRating> <SpecificationList> <Specification> <SpecificationLabel><![CDATA[Size]]></SpecificationLabel> <SpecificationValue><![CDATA[15.0 in LCD Monitor]]></SpecificationValue> </Specification> <Specification> <SpecificationLabel><![CDATA[Display]]></SpecificationLabel> <SpecificationValue><![CDATA[TFT active matrix]]></SpecificationValue> </Specification> <Specification> <SpecificationLabel><![CDATA[Viewable Size]]></SpecificationLabel> <SpecificationValue><![CDATA[15 in]]></SpecificationValue> </Specification> </SpecificationList> </Catalog> </Result>