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Intro to Yahoo Tech

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Introduction to Yahoo Tech and the Hack Culture

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Intro to Yahoo Tech

  1. 1. Saturday, September 28, 13
  2. 2. Intro to Yahoo Tech for Hackers Dav Glass (@davglass) Saturday, September 28, 13
  3. 3. Hacking is nothing new @davglass Saturday, September 28, 13
  4. 4. Hacking in a hostel room @davglass Saturday, September 28, 13
  5. 5. Life Hacks Saturday, September 28, 13
  6. 6. The question is though: where do I start? @davglass Saturday, September 28, 13
  7. 7. A good hack starts with an idea… @davglass Saturday, September 28, 13
  8. 8. Find a problem that needs solving and then have a go at solving it! @davglass Saturday, September 28, 13
  9. 9. To build a typical web hack you need data, access and an interface @davglass Saturday, September 28, 13
  10. 10. The web has a lot of data sitting around @davglass Saturday, September 28, 13
  11. 11. ProgrammableWeb.Com – 10,000+ APIs @davglass Saturday, September 28, 13
  12. 12. http://developer.yahoo.com @davglass Saturday, September 28, 13
  13. 13. YQL turns the internet into a database. @davglass Saturday, September 28, 13
  14. 14. http://developer.yahoo.com/yql/console @davglass Saturday, September 28, 13
  15. 15. Data however is not enough. @davglass Saturday, September 28, 13
  16. 16. You also need working interfaces @davglass Saturday, September 28, 13
  17. 17. Technologies are easy: HTML CSS Javascript @davglass Saturday, September 28, 13
  18. 18. Making it work on all browsers and OS’s is tricky @davglass Saturday, September 28, 13
  19. 19. So, we haveYUI! @davglass Saturday, September 28, 13
  20. 20. http://yuilibrary.com/ @davglass Saturday, September 28, 13
  21. 21. http://yuilibrary.com/ @davglass Saturday, September 28, 13
  22. 22. http://purecss.io @davglass Saturday, September 28, 13
  23. 23. http://purecss.io @davglass Saturday, September 28, 13
  24. 24. http://purecss.io @davglass Saturday, September 28, 13
  25. 25. You do not want to write multiple versions of the same app for different devices @davglass Saturday, September 28, 13
  26. 26. So, we open sourced http://developer.yahoo.com/cocktails/mojito/ @davglass Saturday, September 28, 13
  27. 27. @davglass Saturday, September 28, 13
  28. 28. Connected TV Contacts Content Analysis Design Patterns Sports Finance Flickr GeoPlanet Hadoop Local Mail Messenger Mojito Music Oauth Open ID http://developer.yahoo.com/everything.html @davglass Saturday, September 28, 13
  29. 29. https://github.com/yahoo @davglass Saturday, September 28, 13
  30. 30. Five things to remember @davglass Saturday, September 28, 13
  31. 31. 1. Don’t concentrate on your favorite toys @davglass Saturday, September 28, 13
  32. 32. 2. A good hack doesn’t need to be a big thing @davglass Saturday, September 28, 13
  33. 33. 3. Don’t look for features. @davglass Saturday, September 28, 13
  34. 34. 4. Find things that already work @davglass Saturday, September 28, 13
  35. 35. 5.You only have 24 hours @davglass Saturday, September 28, 13
  36. 36. Dav’s Last Words of Advice? @davglass Saturday, September 28, 13
  37. 37. Show the !@#$%^& Hack! You’ve only got ~90 seconds, make them count! @davglass Saturday, September 28, 13
  38. 38. Have Fun! @davglass Saturday, September 28, 13

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