News Feed
Jobs Feed
Sections




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

Zend Developer Zone:
Whip Up a Yahoo! Mashup Using PHP
November 19, 2007 @ 13:43:00

The Zend Developer Zone has an article from Akash Mehta (reprinted from SitePoint) about creating a Yahoo! based mashup combining their search functionality and mapping.

In this article, I'll show you how to use the powerful collection of Yahoo! APIs to build a mashup with PHP 5. First we'll take a look at what APIs are, and the various offerings from Yahoo! that we can take advantage of. I'll demonstrate how to search the web using Yahoo!'s entire database with only three lines of code, then take you through the process of building an entire application to search for 'Pizza' in 'Palo Alto, CA' with only 25 lines of PHP code.

They show how to consume the RESTful data Yahoo provides via a custom class that makes calling the API simple. They also include the code (and HTML) you'll need to make the mapping for for the locations your search turned up.

0 comments voice your opinion now!
mashup yahoo webservice tutorial local search mapping mashup yahoo webservice tutorial local search mapping


blog comments powered by Disqus

Similar Posts

DevShed: Fetching Search Results as Serialized Arrays with Yahoo Web Services and PHP 5

Brian Swan's Blog: Getting Started with PHP and SQL Azure

Zend Developer Zone: Zend Launches Online Documentation Center

PHPMaster.com: Working with Multibyte Strings

Builder.com.au: Generating PDF Files with PHP and FPDF


Community Events











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


performance hhvm database project install introduction hack framework facebook podcast unittest symfony2 package language release composer security application component threedevsandamaybe

All content copyright, 2014 PHPDeveloper.org :: info@phpdeveloper.org - Powered by the Solar PHP Framework