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Yellow API - HackREGINA

YellowAPI API presentation for HackDays Regina.

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Yellow API - HackREGINA

  1. 1. HACKREGINA
  2. 2. ready to rock’n’roll
  3. 3. WHAT’S BEHINDYELLOWAPI?
  4. 4. Beyond the business listings
  5. 5. Curated Canadian Geolocal Data Straight from the source TELCOS 1,200 sales people gathering data 700 internal content curatorsRich Content : Hours of Operations, Payment Pictures & Videos Geocoded listings 1400 categories
  6. 6. the API
  7. 7. What is YELLOWAPI? a WHAT in a WHEREAnything goes, Man! 2 types of searches Geo Search Specific coordinates (Lat/Long) BUSINESS CATEGORIES Ranking is based on proximity GREAT FOR LBS BUSINESS NAMES Regional Search CUISINE TYPES Province, City, Postal Code, etc. Ranking is based on relevancy within the specified region ETC. USER INPUT
  8. 8. THE BASICS the HOW-TO Protocol: REST over HTTP HTTP method: GET Mandatory fields: ✦ API key ✦ UID THE CALLS Response formats: XML or JSON FindBusiness – main entry point GetBusinessDetails – to get all our Rates: content ✦ Sandbox - 300 calls/day @ 1 call/sec ✦ What/Where - 5K calls/day @ 2 calls/sec FindDealer – to find individual dealers (children) of a business Constraints: ✦ No caching GetTypeAhead – Experimental Suggestion ✦ No ordering changes Engine
  9. 9. introducing I/O DOCS Exploring, learning and testing YellowAPI has never been that easy! Choose your API key, fill in theparameter fields and witness the magic.
  10. 10. YELLOWAPI? IS BEHIND...
  11. 11. POYNT Business, People and Restaurant searches are powered by YellowPages.ca.
  12. 12. YAHOO! MOBILE Yahoo! Mobile integrates That’s 1,000,000+ YPG’s local business data through YellowAPI. searches/month
  13. 13. DATESHAKE DateShake is a sexy app that allows someone to randomly grab a Twitter friend and find a restaurant based on their location. Just shake it!
  14. 14. LOCALWHIZ LocalWhiz helps you find local businesses using a simple, kick-ass UI. Drag the slider and search for cafes, pubs and more!
  15. 15. PUBCRAWL.ME An online pub crawling tool framed in a slick- looking interface. Pick your pubs, set your itinerary, share it on Facebook and party!
  16. 16. PRIZE FOR BEST APPUSING YELLOWAPI PrizesApple Gift CertificateAPI Fanboy/Fangirl T-Shirts Answers Follow Us! @yellowapi ASK FOR SUPPORT THROUGHOUT THE DAY VIA TWITTER

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