Yahoo! Mail Web Service Code Samples

The Yahoo! Mail Web Service offers two different ways to communicate: SOAP and JSON-RPC. The best choice depends on the programming language you intend to use to develop your application. Not all languages that support SOAP are compatible with the Yahoo! Mail Web Service, but all languages that support JSON-RPC are compatible with the Yahoo! Mail Web Service.

A list of languages you can use with JSON-RPC is available at Please also read our instructions on Using JSON with Yahoo! Web Services.

Technology Test Results:

.NET Yes, tested successfully Yes
Java Yes, Axis2 and JAX-WS tested successfully Yes
Perl No, SOAP Lite tested with incompatibilities Yes
PHP 4 No, Nusoap and Pear SOAP tested with incompatibilities Yes
PHP 5 Yes, built-in SOAP extension tested successfully Yes
Python No, ZSI and SOAPpy tested with incompatibilities Yes

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