Make a niche search engine with Yahoo! BOSS

The Yahoo! Developer Network blog just published an article I wrote about Yahoo! BOSS. It discusses how to use the search filters and query attributes with the BOSS API. I’ve used these methods on V3GGIE.com, a vegetarian search engine and will be launching a new niche search engine in the next few weeks. Update I’ve […]

CSS3 Attribute Selector Presentation

During the fog of a summer cold and pressing deadlines… I gave a presentation today at the Yahoo! Front End Engineering Summit about CSS3 Attribute Selectors. The presentation briefly touched on some of my previous posts on this site as well as a few new concepts and ideas. Here is the full presentation (HTML): CSS3 […]

Add Pagination to your Yahoo! BOSS search engine

Yahoo’s BOSS search API makes it easy for you to create a customized search engine. Yahoo! also has a Design Pattern lLibrary to save time designing your pages. They’ve put a lot of effort into creating the best user experience for search pagination. Pagination guidelines Here’s a sample of the Design Library’s ideas for search […]

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 […]