Yammer engineers Coda Hale and Ryan Kennedy recently explained how Yammer uses Riak and Scala at the San Francisco Riak Meetup and the wonderful people at Basho were good enough to record it and post it for everyone to enjoy. http://ontwik.com/scala/riak-and-scala-at-yammer/
I was discussing the dearth of available engineering talent with a friend and colleague this week and we decided that Yammer could do a better job appealing to the people that we’d like to hire. There are a lot of opportunities out there for a smart, enterprising software engineer nowadays, so it’s important that we… Read More
Are you coming to Lucene Revolution? Our search architect Boris Alexandrovsky is going to be there and speaking in a 10:45 session called “Real-time search at Yammer”. Want to learn more about Boris and his methodology? Make sure to check out his interview with DZone and Lucid Imagination.
Today we’re releasing documentation about an upcoming feature, Activity Streams. There are two documents, one details the REST API for creating and viewing Activity items and stories. The second outlines our use of the Open Graph Protocol and some enterprise additions we’ve made. Both documents are drafts and open to comments (each has embedded comments… Read More
Today we’re launching the new developer.yammer.com! The new site will become a destination for all third party developer resources. We’ve also found a great way to open up the Yammer Developers Network, a Yammer Community for developers using Yammer’s APIs and services. Now anyone who puts their email address in to the form on http://developer.yammer.com… Read More
We have radically redesigned and updated the REST API documentation. The previous documentation featured some APIs that we have been deprecated or moved. Tags was replaced by Topics. Favorites was replaced by Likes. We have also documented the direct messages API and improved the OAuth documentation. The new design, besides looking great, is intended to… Read More