Were excited to announce the public release of the Address Book API. I say public release because while the API is newly launched here on YDN, its been up and running with some of the most contact-aware applications on the Internet, including Plaxo and LinkedIn.
Its been a long time coming, both for us and for all of you. Yes, we see the question come up often on the ydn-mail: Developer Community group and were pleased beyond measure to finally be able release the API.
This new API provides access to one of the largest collections of address books on the Internet--the contact system behind Yahoo! Mail, Yahoo! Messenger, and Yahoo! Go. This means your applications already have a built-in audience. The Address Book API supports a wide range of third-party apps, such as sending invitations to seed social networks or social apps, looking up postal addresses for shipping services for online retail, and providing address "auto-complete" for messaging apps.
The API has extensive searchRead More »from Yahoo! Address Book API Delivered