Yahoo Music API

August 7th, 2008. Tagged: Music, yahoo, ydn

This was meant to be a longer posts with examples and such, but Jim Bumgardner said it and coded it better than I could :) He's been with Y!Music way longer than me and has done way cooler stuff.

As a front-end engineer for Yahoo! Music, I've always thought it would great if the web services we use to create the Y! Music pages were available to developers outside of Yahoo!, and, as of today, due to the herculean labors of our web services team, they are!

Full blog post and code examples are on the YDN (Yahoo! Developer Network) blog and the Music API docs are there too.

Could you come up with an idea of a mashup using music data like artists, songs, similarities? The APIs are here.

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  2. Just a small glitch that I found on the website.
    The top right menu has a usability, let’s say, problem :)

    New User? Sign Up Sign In Help Feedback

    Every item is a link (underlined) except for “New user?” which looks exactly the same with “Sing In”, but is not a link. Kind of confusing for the end user I would say …

    No biggie, I just saw that and I thought that you might wanna know about it :)
    Have a good one man

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