Simon Willison’s Weblog


Thursday, 3rd November 2005

Toolkits for user innovation (via) The last two paragraphs resonate strongly with me. # 1:30 pm

geobloggers, Yahoo! Maps edition (via) Dan Catt’s geobloggers, now with a Y! Maps Flash interface. # 9:54 am

Local Event Browser Demo. Edward Ho on the Local Events Browser, with a neat new use for term extraction. # 9:47 am

Super-mashup with Yahoo! APIs: event browser. Chad describes the local browser mashup. # 9:45 am

Local Events Browser. The Yahoo APIs mega mashup. # 9:45 am

Yahoo!’s new twist on mapping APIs

One of the most exciting things I’ve seen at Yahoo! since starting here has finally been made public: the new Yahoo Maps. The map application itself differs from many other recent map sites in being rendered entirely in Flash. This leaves far more scope for interface niceties, but doesn’t it reduce the scope for hacking that made things like Google Maps so much fun?

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