Yahoo BOSS python api

Yahoo has a search api with generous limits, BOSS. There are a few python apis around it. But we wanted a lighter api, and one which has the same interface as out Bing Python api. So here is the updated bingapi.(Now with bossapi.py as well). Or svn it from here


Usage

Usage is mostly compatible with bingapi

In [2]: from bingapi import bossapi

In [3]: api = bossapi.Boss('<appid>')

In [4]: api.do_web_search('Uswaretech')
Out[4]: ....

In [5]: api.do_news_search('salsa')
Out[5]: ...

In [6]: api.do_siteexplorer_search('http://www.agiliq.com')
Out[6]: .....

Thank you for reading the Agiliq blog. This article was writen by lakshman on Jun 14, 2009 in yahoo .

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