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 [...]
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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 [...]
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 [...]