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Yahoo! Query Language thoughts. An engineer on Google’s App Engine provides an expert review of Yahoo!’s YQL. I found this more useful than the official documentation. # 9th February 2009, 10:29 pm

YQL opens up 3rd-party web service table definitions to developers. This really is astonishingly clever: you can create an XML file telling Yahoo!’s YQL service how to map an arbitrary API to YQL tables, then make SQL-style queries against it (including joins against other APIs). Another neat trick: doing a SQL “in” query causes API requests to be run in parallel and recombined before being returned to you. # 9th February 2009, 9:08 pm

Interview: Simon Willison on OpenID. Christian Heilmann interviewed me for the YDN blog. # 3rd February 2008, 10:18 pm

Yahoo! OpenID Provider service now available as a public beta. This actually happened a few days ago, but I’ve been offline for the past week travelling to New Zealand and attending Kiwi Foo. # 3rd February 2008, 10:17 pm

Serving YUI Files from Yahoo! Servers (via) If everyone who uses YUI links to the same set of files, your users will already have the YUI code cached in their browser when they arrive on your site. # 23rd February 2007, 6:45 pm

Badge Any RSS Feed With Yahoo! Pipes. Smart hack from Kent Brewster. Uses Yahoo! Pipes’ JSON output plus a few lines of JavaScript to create a badge from any RSS feed. # 16th February 2007, 8:21 am

Yahoo! UI JavaScript treats

The Yahoo! Developer Network was updated yesterday with a veritable gold-mine of Exciting New Stuff, coinciding with the launch of the brand new Yahoo! User Interface Blog.

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Yahoo! UI Library. Open Source JavaScript widgets and libraries. # 14th February 2006, 1:12 am