We are pleased to release version 2.2 of the Yahoo! Application Platform. Several new features and enhancements are included with this version of YAP that allow developers to present a better experience to and drive more social interaction between users.
New Preview view
Within the gadget XML file, we have added support for a new view type, Preview. The Preview view, if included, will be displayed to users who have not signed into Yahoo! or have not yet given the app permission to access their user data or broadcast updates.
You can use this view type to provide an introduction to your app and entice users to log in. You can provide permission for your application to be personalized and thus generate updates to the users social graph. More information is available in the Gadget XML Configuration File section of the guide.
There is also a new YML tag created for use in Preview. Yml:customize is used to create a call to action for the user to permit the applicationRead More »from Yahoo! Application Platform new release