Yahoo Answers API Review

Yahoo! Answers is a community-driven question-and-answer (Q&A) site that allows users to both submit questions to be answered and answer questions asked by other users. The site gives members the chance to earn points as a way to encourage participation.

The Yahoo! Answers API is a RESTful API using an appID for authentication. It provides a read only API for querying questions individually, by search, category, or by user. Yahoo! provides 12 language kits including Java, PHP, and VB.Net.

Building Blocks:

  • RESTful API
Documentation / Tools
  • API Reference
  • SDK / Code Libraries
  • Getting Started
  • Rate Limits
  • Terms of Use
Support / Management
  • Email List
  • Help Section
  • Forum (Yahoo Groups)
  • Registration
  • Account Info