Welcome to the Python Developer Center

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Python is a dynamic object-oriented programming language that can be used for many kinds of software development. It offers strong support for integration with other languages and tools, comes with extensive standard libraries, and can be learned in a few days. This site is your source for information about using Python with Yahoo! Web Services APIs. Here you'll find:

  • HOWTO Articles to help you understand our technologies and how you can use them better with Python.
  • Useful Resources on the web where you can find source code and helpful tools.
  • Educational sites where you can learn how to program using Python.
  • Community Resources where you can join our mailing list and discuss the Yahoo! APIs with us and with other Python developers.

HOWTO Articles

Get comfortable using Python with Yahoo! Web Services

Useful Resources

Definitive Python information from the web

Educational Sites

Extensive learning resources

Community Resources

Discuss how to work with the Yahoo! Web Services and other APIs using Python on the ydn-python mailing list. Please note that this is not a general Python programming list; try to keep your questions focused to discussion about the Yahoo! APIs.

We also provide individual lists for each of the web services and APIs we support; your questions are always welcome there as well. See the Yahoo! Developer Network Community page for more information on these mailing lists.

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