Yahoo Releases Tools for Mobile Development

Yahoo kicked off its first Mobile Developer Conference on Thursday, introducing a new mobile developer suite. “Designed to help developers understand, measure, advertise, monetize, and enhance their apps, the suite includes five new products, including Flurry Analytics Explorer, Yahoo App Publishing, Yahoo App Marketing, Yahoo Search in Apps, and Flurry Pulse,” a spokesperson for Yahoo… Continue reading Yahoo Releases Tools for Mobile Development

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Yahoo Offers More Details On BOSS Search API

Yahoo has announced new details about its BOSS Search API, including pricing updates. The company says developers will pay $0.80 per 1,000 searches for unlimited service. Yahoo offered more details in its search blog. “ A more limited web results service with a lower price point will also be available for developers who can utilize… Continue reading Yahoo Offers More Details On BOSS Search API

Yahoo On Lookout For TV Widget Developers

Developers with an interest in “smart” TVs might want to give a second thought to Yahoo’s involvement in the field.  Today, Yahoo put out a call for developers to build widgets for the Yahoo Connected TV Store. Juan Carlos Perez reported this afternoon, “Yahoo is expanding its Connected TV program so that developers can build… Continue reading Yahoo On Lookout For TV Widget Developers

Yahoo Commercializes Social Streams

Yahoo isn’t going to stand in the way of developers who want to make money.  Yesterday, the company cleared the path for developers to monetize social data gathered from over 600 million (consenting) individuals. This isn’t a free-for-all, of course; Yahoo wants everyone to comply with certain terms and conditions.  Still, this looks like the… Continue reading Yahoo Commercializes Social Streams

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Yahoo To Cut SearchMonkey Tool

Yahoo’s SearchMonkey developer tool is soon going to be effectively yanked out of its tree.  Yahoo’s decided to discontinue the tool as the company continues to rethink its approach to just about everything, and that means SearchMonkey will no longer be available as of October 1st. A post on the Yahoo Developer Network Blog explained,… Continue reading Yahoo To Cut SearchMonkey Tool

YUI Book Giveaway Begins

If the Yahoo User Interface interests you, a new giveaway should be right up your alley.  In return for just a question or couple of sentences, copies of Daniel Barreiro’s and Dan Wellman’s YUI 2.8: Learning the Library are being made available. That book is currently selling for $71.08, so “free” is a pretty huge… Continue reading YUI Book Giveaway Begins

YUI: Open Hours Planned For Wed.

Another opportunity for developers to become familiar with Yahoo’s way of doing things is almost here.  A session known as YUI: Open Hours is scheduled to take place tomorrow, and a fair number of useful details should be shared. The main attractions at this event will in fact be Nate Cavanaugh and Eduardo Lundgren of… Continue reading YUI: Open Hours Planned For Wed.

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Yahoo Gives An Update on Sherpa

Yahoo gave an update on its cloud storage platform, Sherpa today. Yahoo says the service addresses scalability, availability, and latency needs of Yahoo sites. “Sherpa is horizontally scalable, and supports this scale elastically based on capacity demands. Sherpa is globally deployed within Yahoo! and data is replicated asynchronously (typically under a second) across data centers.… Continue reading Yahoo Gives An Update on Sherpa

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