Yahoo! Boss now features keywords and more language support

The Yahoo! Developer Network blog just published a blog post with new Boss features: Yahoo! Search BOSS Releases Key Terms. There are a few key details in this article. Key terms are now available: Each result now includes the keyterms Yahoo’s search index has assigned to the web page. This is the same information Yahoo! […]

Create a tabbed search form with YUI

Yahoo! makes it easy to create an accessible, handsome tabbed interface. I used their Tab View library to create the tabbed search form for V3GGIE.com. While Tab View can create the tabbed content dynamically, I’m using it to hide/show hard-coded individual forms. Update: I’ve removed the tabbed interface from V3GGIE.com. This particular use of the […]

Create your own Search Engine with Yahoo! BOSS

Yahoo! recently launched BOSS, which opened their search platform to developers around the world. They didn’t just create an API to access data. That has been around for a while. Yahoo! has opened the data to developers with no limits on requests, no restrictions of icon use, results display, or even the need to let […]

ARIA support with the YUI library

AJAX and DHTML have made web sites more interactive and easier to use. At least for visitors who are not using a screen reader. Screen reader users have to struggle with pages that lose focus, change without prompting the user of new data, and much more. However, there are many developers working on solutions to […]

Yahoo! Music – Easy, semantic, unobtrusive music badges

Let’s say you want to link to a song on the internet. Let’s also say that you want your users to easily listen to that music. Further, let’s say you want people to find and enjoy the music without having JavaScript enabled. Is this asking too much? Yahoo’s Christian Heilmann has been advocating layered, semantic […]