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Yahoo! Maps Mashups

Yahoo! Maps Mashups

Charles Freedman

ISBN: 978-0-470-14421-3

May 2007

353 pages

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Written by Charles Freedman, a senior Flash developer at Yahoo!, this book provides you with all the information you’ll need to know about APIs in order to build amazing map mashups. You’ll find in-depth coverage of Yahoo! mapping tools and technologies and a variety of techniques for working with the APIs. Yahoo! Maps Mashups explores each API flavor, guiding you through the simple yet comprehensive sets of API calls so that you will gain a strong understanding of the capabilities of each map technology through its respective API.


Chapter 1: Your Map, Your World.

Chapter 2: Developing with Yahoo! Maps.

Chapter 3: The Ajax API.

Chapter 4: Get Started with the Ajax API.

Chapter 5: Ajax API Basics.

Chapter 6: Ajax API Advanced Features.

Chapter 7: The Ajax Mashup.

Chapter 8: The JS-Flash API.

Chapter 9: Get Started with the JS-Flash API.

Chapter 10: JS-Flash API Basics.

Chapter 11:. JS-Flash API Advanced Features.

Chapter 12: The JS-Flash Mashup.

Chapter 13: The AS-Flash API.

Chapter 14: Get Started with the AS-Flash API.

Chapter 15: AS-Flash API Basics.

Chapter 16: AS-Flash API Advanced Features.

Chapter 17: The AS-Flash Mashup.

Chapter 18: Yahoo! Maps and Flex 2.

Chapter 19: Get Started with Yahoo! Maps and Flex 2.

Chapter 20: Basic Methods: Flex 2 using the AS-Flash API.

Chapter 21: Advanced Features: Flex 2 using the AS-Flash API.

Chapter 22: The Flex 2 Mashup.

Appendix A: API Method Comparison Chart.

Appendix B: API Example and Mashup Index.


All sample code from book
Ajax Code
All sample code from book
Ajax Code
AS Flash Code
Flex 2 Code
JS Flash Code