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Diving into the Yahoo! Open Stack

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Join us for an exploration into the Yahoo! Open Stack ( and learn how to leverage Yahoo's platforms and scalability to build your next application. We will examine the components that make up Yahoo's open stack: developer tools (YUI (, data apis (YQL (, BOSS (, social apis, and the application platform (YAP ( is the Yahoo! Open Stack?Developer Tools - YUI, Tutorials
YOS SDK for PHP Data APIs - YQL, BOSS ...
Social APIs - Profiles, Connections, Updates, ...
Application Platform OpenSocial Support How does it all work? Development Workflow Building an open application with PHP and YOS
Common Problems & Solutions CAJA
OpenSocialDustin Whittle ( is a Technical Yahoo! and Developer Evangelist for Yahoo's Open Strategy. When he is not evangelizing Yahoo's Open Stack, he helps develop it through his work on the Yahoo! Developer Network and Yahoo! Application Platform. Prior to his work helping create an open Yahoo!, he has contributed to Yahoo! Answers and Delicious. When not focused on Yahoo!, he is an active open source contributor for the symfony project ( and is a regular speaker at technical conferences around the world.Agenda:
6:30 - 7:00 -- Doors open/general socializing & food
7:00 - 7:15 -- Intro talk TBD
7:30 - 8:30 -- Main presentation by Dustin Whittle on the Yahoo! Open Stack
8:30 - 9:00 -- Main presentation Q&A
9:00 - 10:00 -- General discussion/Q&A/networking/etc.
10:00ish -- end of group