Monthly Archives: September 2007

Yahoo! Local vs. Yahoo! Local’s API

Yahoo! Local is pretty awesome; it can tell you all the stores named “Shaw’s” near the zip code 02215, for example. Yahoo! Local’s API, however, gives different results depending on its mood— sometimes the Shaw’s in 02215 is returned second; sometimes fifth; sometimes not at all. Try this URL instead: http://api.maps.yahoo.com/ajax/locsrch It takes these parameters: […]