Where Sunnyvale hosts a 24-hour hack-a-thon, the Yahoo! Taiwan office hosts an entire week to celebrate the new open vision of Yahoo!. Of course, they develop a bunch of great hacks while theyre at it - because what YDN event would be complete without some hardcore hacking.
The first part of Asia Open Week was an internal application development contest for Yahoo! engineers, where developers from the Taiwan, Korea, Hong Kong and Australia offices worked diligently to create apps that consumed our public APIs, services, and platforms, including, but not limited to, YAP, Open Mail, and Blueprint. Before the hacks began, presentations were delivered on topics such as an introduction to Y!OS, a deep technical dive into YAP, and overviews of Open Mail and Blueprint. Developers then had about a day or so of development time to get everything completed and ready for judging. We saw impressive applications from the different offices, with winners in different categories for the different Read More »from Open in Asia