Language Options for YOS

The following chart lists the programming language options available for YOS:

Table 1. Language Options for YOS

YOS Component Language Supported
Yahoo! Applications Platform HTML, Secure JavaScript (via Caja), YML (Yahoo! Markup Language). You can also use any server-side language that outputs HTML and JavaScript. Yahoo! provides a PHP SDK that you can use for server-side use of PHP. To access Yahoo! social data from your Flash application using YAP, you can use the Flash SDK.
Yahoo! Social Platform All languages that support HTTP requests to be made with the methods GET, POST, PUT DELETE. This includes PHP, Ruby, C#, Java, Perl, Python, and Flash, among many others.
Yahoo! Query Language All languages that support HTTP requests using GET and POST and that can sign requests using OAuth.

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