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Yahoo - opening the web for you

Yahoo - opening the web for you



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    Yahoo - opening the web for you Yahoo - opening the web for you Presentation Transcript

    • Yahoo - opening the web for you. Chris&an Heilmann La Red Innova, Madrid, Spain, June 2010
    • I am Chris (@codepo8)
    • I make technology easy.
    • http://www.flickr.com/photos/satanslaundromat/2462736032/
    • 6 Books, <120 slide decks, a few dozen videos, Blogger: wait-till-i.com ajaxian.com smashingmagazine.com sitepoint.com thinkvitamin.com Microsoft Scriptjunkie
    • How do I find the time?
    • By using cool free stuff.
    • But first, let’s take a look at what Yahoo can do for publishers.
    • Good, isnt’ it?
    • Now, YQL...
    • YQL     h?p://developer.yahoo.com/yql/console/
    • YQL     h?p://developer.yahoo.com/yql/console/ select {what} from {where}  where {condi&ons}
    • YQL turns the internet into a database.
    • Getting photos from flickr: select * from flickr.photos.search where  text="barcelona"
    • Finding Madrid: select * from geo.places where text="madrid"
    • Finding photos taken in Madrid: select * from flickr.photos.search where woe_id in  (select woeid from geo.places where text="madrid")
    • Articles of the New York Times: select * from nyt.ar&cle.search where  query="football"
    • Headlines of elpais.com: select content from html where url="h?p:// elpais.com" and xpath="//h2/a"
    • Keywords extracted from elpais.com headlines. select * from search.termextract where context in(   select content from html where url="h?p:// elpais.com" and xpath="//h2/a" )
    • elpais.com headlines in English: select * from google.translate where q in(select  content from html where url="h?p://elpais.com"  and xpath="//h2/a") and target="en"
    • Updating Twitter: use 'h?p://www.yqlblog.net/samples/ twi?er.status.xml'; insert into twi?er.status  (status,username,password) values (   "In your redinnova, blowing ur mindz",             "codepo8",   "didyoureallythinkIshowit?" )
    • Updating Wordpress: insert into wordpress.post  (&tle, descrip&on, blogurl, username,  password)  values  ("Test Title", "This is a test body",  "h?p://ajaxian.com", "codepo8", "iedoesitright")
    • A friend of mine complained that it is hard to do research with search engines.
    • select * from query.mul& where queries='  select Title,Descrip&on,Url,DisplayUrl    from microso_.bing.web(20) where query="cat";  select &tle,clickurl,abstract,dispurl    from search.web(20) where query="cat";  select &tleNoFormabng,url,content,visibleUrl    from google.search(20) where q="cat" '
    • http://icant.co.uk/goohoobi/index.php?research
    • http://vimeo.com/8075850
    • YQL is open - if you want your data in this system, all we need is an address where to get it :)
    • Data is great, but what about displaying it?
    • http://developer.yahoo.com/ypatterns/wireframes/
    • http://developer.yahoo.com/yui/grids/builder/
    • http://developer.yahoo.com/yui/
    • People do not want to wait.
    • h?p://developer.yahoo.com/performance/
    • h?p://developer.yahoo.com/yslow/
    • We have the what, the how, now about the where...
    • h?p://developer.yahoo.com/geo/
    • Our geo technologies help you find locations in web content.
    • h?p://icant.co.uk/geomaker/
    • h?p://icant.co.uk/geomaker/
    • h?p://developer.yahoo.com/geo/
    • Finding lat/lon locations is easy - giving them context is harder.
    • h?p://isithackday.com/hacks/geo/around‐you/
    • h?p://isithackday.com/geoplanet‐explorer/
    • But analysing your own content and turning it into a map shouldn’t be hard.
    • <script src="addmap.js"></script> <script> addmap.config.mapkey = 'YOUR_API_KEY'; addmap.analyse('content'); </script> h?p://isithackday.com/hacks/geo/addmap.html
    • So check out our social tools, play with YQL and if you have cool things to share - tell us!
    • Christian Heilmann http://wait-till-i.com Thanks! http://developer-evangelism.com http://twitter.com/codepo8