Screencast: Collating distributed information with YQL

In order to reach the most people on the web, it is a good idea to distribute your information. That way you can reach all kind of specialized audiences. On the flipside you also spread yourself thin and people will miss some of the goodies you put out on the web.

In this screencast tutorial you'll see how I built my home on the web, http://icant.co.uk the lazy way by using YQL to gather data from all kind of sources and YUI grids to display them in a single interface.

If you can spare 15 minutes of your time check out the screencast below to learn how to build a site like icant.co.uk from data stored on Slideshare, Delicious and on a WordPress based blog with a few dozen lines of PHP.



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The web of documents is dead - long live the web of distributed data. And with YQL, your participation is as easy as writing a database call.

Chris Heilmann
Yahoo Developer Network