With Yahoo’s babel fish translate webservice gone and Google’s translate service requiring payment there leaves only one free translate API around. Bing Translate. It’s not the easiest API to interface with, but using YQL and the execute block makes it easy. Bing Translate generously gives you 2 million characters a month – for free. Any [...]
Author Archives: Paul Donnelly
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Last year I decided I would commit myself to trail running on a consistent basis. I’m usually pretty bad at sticking to my resolutions, but trail running did seem to stick and is something I now enjoy. I have my friend Brad to thank for dragging me out to my first trail race in Sept [...]
There has been some confusion around the net. http://www.techcrunch.com/2008/12/09/yahoo-to-close-brickhouse-by-end-of-year/ http://twitter.com/ccarmichael/statuses/1049692691 http://twitter.com/armoredtech/status/1049651550 http://twitter.com/clintlalonde/statuses/1049663508 http://twitter.com/armoredtech/statuses/1049650384 Yahoo Pipes will not be effected by the closing of Brickhouse. Pipes is currently under the Yahoo Open Social group. So don’t worry, your Pipes will still be around. Good luck to all the team members in Brickhouse and all of my [...]
This is one of the better chill mixes I’ve heard recently. I love this old skool stuff. Still resonates today. (btw, the videos’ suck, the music rocks, have a listen) Everything But The Girl – Single (Photek remix) GrooveShark link (edit: since the youtube vids are yanked have a listen here) Also this one is [...]
After many months of work, YQL has finally launched. It’s exciting to see such a powerful tool released that unifies many of Yahoo’s web services and allows mash ups from external sources. I created the console part of YQL, which is a small part in the YQL picture – but it allows developers to test [...]