YQL - A swiss army knife for your hacks at HackU 2010, IIT Bombay

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YQL - A swiss army knife for your hacks. Presentation at Hack U, IIT Bombay, 2010

YQL - A swiss army knife for your hacks. Presentation at Hack U, IIT Bombay, 2010

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  • 1.
  • 2. YQL A swiss army knife for your hacks Balaji Narayanan Hacker, Evangelist
  • 3. Raw Data Now -- Tim Bernes-Lee
  • 4. The API Maze
  • 5.
  • 6. Programmable web lists 2182 APIs in their API directory
  • 7. You want to focus on your hack Courtesy: Dan4th - http://flic.kr/p/4uTdBT
  • 8. Yahoo! Query Language ( YQL )
  • 9. Web Service with a SQL Like Language
  • 10. Synonymous with data access
  • 11. Expressive enough to get the right data
  • 12. Supports query, filter, join and update data across any structured data on the web / web services
  • 13. Demo http://developer.yahoo.com/yql/console
  • 14. Insert / Update / Delete
  • 15. YQL is not limited to Yahoo! Data only
  • 16. Happy Hacking
  • 17. Contribute http://github.com/yql/yql-tables/
  • 18. Questions [email_address]
  • 19.
    • Thank You
    Balaji Narayanan http://balajin.net/blog http://twitter.com/balajijegan http://slideshare.net/balajijegan