Earlier this week, Yahoo! released web services for accessing various types of search results. So far it seems to be pretty well received with lots of applications starting to appear.
Two examples created by fellow Yahoos are:
- Firefox Search Sidebar (by Marc Abramowitz) is a nice Firefox sidebar extension that shows search results in a nicely compact format
- Buzzing the Yahoo! Search Web Services (by Rasmus Lerdorf) pulls results from Yahoo! Buzz (trends for top search terms), then finds related images and displays them in a collage format; check out an example where we look for the Oakland Raiders newest receiver