YQL Yahoo! Query Language developer.yahoo.com/yql
Before I continue … <ul><li>Get these slides on  slideshare.net/ydn </li></ul><ul><li>Play along:  developer.yahoo.com/yql...
YQL is … <ul><li>SQL for the Web </li></ul><ul><li>SELECT * FROM flickr.photos.search </li></ul>
Why would I use it? <ul><li>Easy, respectful HTML scraping </li></ul><ul><li>Easy XML/JSON conversion </li></ul><ul><li>Cr...
HTML Scraping
XML to JSON
How to get started <ul><li>Go to  developer.yahoo.com/yql/console/ </li></ul><ul><li>Grab REST query </li></ul><ul><li>Cal...
YQL Console Tour
Code Example
Live Demo!
More Info <ul><li>Flickr example in PHP: nakedtechnologist.com/?p=476 </li></ul><ul><li>YQL w/ YUI, jQuery, JSONP: develop...
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  1. 1. YQL Yahoo! Query Language developer.yahoo.com/yql
  2. 2. Before I continue … <ul><li>Get these slides on slideshare.net/ydn </li></ul><ul><li>Play along: developer.yahoo.com/yql </li></ul>
  3. 3. YQL is … <ul><li>SQL for the Web </li></ul><ul><li>SELECT * FROM flickr.photos.search </li></ul>
  4. 4. Why would I use it? <ul><li>Easy, respectful HTML scraping </li></ul><ul><li>Easy XML/JSON conversion </li></ul><ul><li>Cross-service queries </li></ul>
  5. 5. HTML Scraping
  6. 6. XML to JSON
  7. 7. How to get started <ul><li>Go to developer.yahoo.com/yql/console/ </li></ul><ul><li>Grab REST query </li></ul><ul><li>Call REST query </li></ul>
  8. 8. YQL Console Tour
  9. 9. Code Example
  10. 10. Live Demo!
  11. 11. More Info <ul><li>Flickr example in PHP: nakedtechnologist.com/?p=476 </li></ul><ul><li>YQL w/ YUI, jQuery, JSONP: developer.yahoo.net/blog/archives/2010/03/yql_code_samples_yql_is_easy_to_use.html </li></ul><ul><li>YQL community tables: github.com/yql/yql-tables </li></ul><ul><li>Code sample: gist.github.com/359646 </li></ul>

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