Creating custom YQL OpenSocial tag definitions

We love open standards at Yahoo!, and we use OpenSocial extensively on our Yahoo! Application Platform.

The following example demonstrates how easily you can create your own OpenSocial tag definitions. It shows how to create a YQL tag that lets you execute a YQL query.

YQL OpenSocial tag to create YQL query

Using OpenSocial Templates with YQL on YAP

This sample gadget shows how you can use the <os:HttpRequest> tag to execute a YQL query, and format the response inside <script type="text/os-template">:

HttpRequest tag to execute YQL query

For more information about OpenSocial Templates, take a look at the OpenSocial Templates wiki.