Getting Started with Yahoo and OAuth
Yahoo doesn’t offer much help to .NET/C# developers when it comes to getting started with using their API’s and OAuth. So I’ve put together a quick-hit starter pack.
- Yahoo! YQL Console
This is fun for all ages! I just get all giggly when I see all that Yahoo has made available through YQL (Yahoo Query Language). You can use this tool to perfect your queries and figure out just what you want to accomplish. As a supplement, you can check out the PDF Documentation as well as the online version.
- My Projects @ Yahoo Developer Network
Once you’ve got your base application logic in place, you can request the keys you’ll need to communication with Yahoo using OAuth. This will let you take advantage of the higher usage limit of 100,000 requests / day and 10,000 requests / hour.
- Simple C# OAuth Code
Unfortunately, the C# OAuth libraries listed… Read More →