News Feed
Sections




News Archive
Looking for more information on how to do PHP the right way? Check out PHP: The Right Way

SitePoint PHP Blog:
Unserialize Yahoo! search results
February 23, 2006 @ 07:17:43

With the announcement of the new Yahoo! PHP Development Center, there's been a lot of buzz around the PHP community, including this new post from Harry Fuecks over on the SitePoint PHP Blog today.

Via John Cox, Yahoo! have opened up a PHP Development Center for their search APIs and, more interestingly, have started exposing their search data as serialized PHP strings. That's "serialized" as in the serialize function.

This is very cool but think a little caution is needed when using it, given that it wasn't designed to be a wire format but rather for local storage of PHP data, within a trusted environment.

In the rest of the post he looks at a few different topics - whether it's inherently safe to use, a quick look at chatacter encoding, and an example of how to use the service with the PEAR::HTTP_Request package.

0 comments voice your opinion now!
yahoo developer center unserialize search results yahoo developer center unserialize search results


blog comments powered by Disqus

Similar Posts

PHPBuilder.com: Pagination of Results on a Web Page

Brandon Savage's Blog: Marketing for PHP Developers

Job Posting: BINC (Recruiter) Seeks Front-end Web Developer (Redwood City, CA)

Job Posting: WiderFunnel Marketing Seeks Web Developer (British Columbia, Canada)

Matt Curry's Blog: Yahoo Search BOSS as a CakePHP Plugin


Community Events

Don't see your event here?
Let us know!


library interview opinion extension version install laravel voicesoftheelephpant community unittest podcast xdebug framework php7 example series introduction language release api

All content copyright, 2015 PHPDeveloper.org :: info@phpdeveloper.org - Powered by the Solar PHP Framework