YQL: select * from internet
Date: This event took place live on July 08 2009
Presented by: Jonathan Trevor
Duration: Approximately 60 minutes.
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The Yahoo! Query Language is an expressive SQL-like language that lets you query, filter, and join data across Web services. With YQL, applications run faster with fewer lines of code and a smaller network footprint. With YQL, developers can access and shape data across the Internet through one simple language, eliminating the need to learn how to call different APIs. This webcast will cover YQL and delve into some exciting recently released capabilities.
About Jonathan Trevor
Jonathan Trevor works in the Consumer Platform group at Yahoo!, where he gets to improve, innovate, and create various Yahoo! applications and services like YQL, Pipes and the application platform. Prior to Yahoo! he was a senior research scientist at FX Palo Alto Laboratory, where he worked on mobile and ubiquitous systems, computer-supported cooperative work and human computer interaction. He received a PhD in computer science from the University of Lancaster, UK in 1995.