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i wanted to consume the yahoo! answers api in my application(C#) but i dont have any idea..how to consume it and i dont even know about Web related languages(i.e, XAML,PHP etc.)
it might be strange or irrelevant...sorry to bother..thanks in advance
Posted 20-Dec-12 7:14am
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Take a look at YQL (Yahoo Query Language), which returns an XML or JSON dataset using a SQL like query string. You can easily call YQL from any language. Here's[^] an example of using YQL to get the current weather for a zip code.

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HAr021 at 20-Dec-12 16:23pm
   
Ravi..the link is good enough regarding YQL in addition what exactly my point is..do i need to add service reference (like in WCF we make service & add reference in our app to consume) in my project?
if YES! then what exactly the way? and vice versa..
thanks for your concern..:)
Ravi Bhavnani at 20-Dec-12 17:16pm
   
No service reference needed - simply make an HTTP request and parse the XML result!
HAr021 at 21-Dec-12 2:45am
   
Thanks alot Ravi..got the point now:-)

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