Chapter 4. PlaceFinder

Base URI

Yahoo! PlaceFinder is a RESTful Web service, accessible using the following URI:

http://yboss.yahooapis.com/geo/placefinder?[parameters]

The PlaceFinder web service supports only the HTTP GET method. Other HTTP methods are not supported. You will also need to use Yahoo!'s OAuth authentication code to authenticate your API call to Yahoo!

The appid parameter and at least one location parameter are required for all requests. Reserved characters in the parameters must be URL-encoded. All text in the request must be UTF-8 encoded.

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