Tag Archives: yql

Shorten URL’s with Bitly using YQL

Bitly is a great URL shortener which also provides a very neat API. If you’re as API driven as me and love to automate the tasks around you, you’ll be happy to note that there is a new open data table that can shorten URL’s using YQL.

YQL @ Open Hack Day Bangalore

I recently had the opportunity to give a tech talk on YQL at OpenHackday ’09 in Bangalore. Open Hack Day was an awesome event. It was very well organized and provided the ideal medium for hackers to put forth their ideas.

OAuth-ify this: 2 Legged OAuth service for YQL

Introducing OAuth-ify/OAuthProxy, a service that performs two legged OAuth calls to backend webservices. As of today it only supports YQL. Motivation: With two-legged OAuth, there are only two parties involved i.e. the consumer of the api and the service provider. It doesn’t deal with user credentials or other private data that come into the picture [...]

YQL: A query language for the Web

After months in hiding, I can finally talk about the stuff I’ve been working on. I was involved in creating YQL and was responsible for leading the query engine implementation. I am very pleased to see it being released to the public today. Check out Jonathan’s talk which gives a great overview of YQL. (Jonathan’s [...]