Webben er på vej mod nye højder. Den ene web API efter den anden vælter ud over os og snart sidder vi og udvikler det hele oppe i skyerne ...
The Web is going sky high. One API after the other is thrown at us and soon we will all be programming in the clouds ...
According to Yahoo!:
The Yahoo! Applications Platform (YAP) is the software and services that enable developers to build web applications that are available throughout Yahoo!– the largest audience in the world. The Yahoo! Applications Platform has the following components:
- Development environment - A browser-based tool that enables software developers to quickly create, preview, and publish web applications.
- APIs and web services - Programmatic access to OpenSocial functionality and popular Yahoo! web services.
- Distribution and discovery infrastructure - The built-in features for publishing applications on galleries on web pages such as Yahoo! Profiles.
End users can discover applications by searching or browsing within application galleries.
- Runtime and rendering environment - The backend servers and software that run applications and convert the code into HTML.
Read more: http://blog.programmableweb.com/2008/10/14/a-preview-of-yap-the-yahoo-application-platform/