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Yahoo Web API Released  (View post)

Marek Moehling [PersonRank 1]

Wednesday, March 2, 2005
15 years ago

I downloaded+installed the PHP example the SDK provides at ... It's limited to 10 results per query (and 1000 queries daily, exactly as Google's API), so IMO it's useless except for playing around – crippled intentionally...!

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

Often screen-scraping is faster & gives more daily hits – how ironic. Then again, if you want to be ToS-compliant...

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

Phil Ringnalda says 5,000 queries per day. I will have to check myself soon... ...

"At last at last at last, some competition for the Google API, with its puny limit of a thousand queries a day. The spanking-new Yahoo API gives you 5000 a day, the SDK includes BSD-licensed examples in Perl, Python, PHP, Java and JavaScript (Google's SDK includes Java and .NET examples), and accesses Image, Web, Video, Local, and News searches (last time I looked, Google did Web, Cache, and Spelling). Oh, and Yahoo's API uses REST rather than SOAP, though I don't want to go there."

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