The Latest Cool SearchMonkey Apps

  • Posted July 29th, 2008 at 12:10 pm by Yahoo! Search
  • Categories: SearchMonkey

The Monkey has been out for a couple months and, since then, we’ve named the Developer Challenge winners and seen thousands of applications built — more than 50 of which we’ve added to the Yahoo! Search Gallery. In the spirit of acknowledging developers’ hard work, we want to share a few of our favorites. Remember, you need to click the “Add” button in the Search Gallery in order to see these in your Yahoo! Search results.

The enhancement
ShoppingNotes.com Combo

How it works
This Infobar was created by ShoppingNotes.com, a site that combines bookmarking with price alerts. The app covers a wide variety of shopping sites and allows users to set price watches that will send them an email if the price drops.

Add it
Add it, then try it out with: ‘Canon SD1000‘ or ‘KitchenAid mixer

ShoppingNotes.com Combo

The enhancement
Java Documentation

How it works
This Enhanced Result is useful for developers because it gives you quick access to the Java docs for the version of Java you’re using.

Add it
Add it, then try it out with: ‘java HashMap

Java Docs.

The enhancement
eHow Application

How it works
eHow, a site with clear how-to instructions for nearly everything, built an Enhanced Result that integrates photos and descriptions.

Add it
Add it, then try it out with: ‘red wine stain‘ or ‘how to train a dog

eHow Application

The enhancement
Merriam-Webster Definition

How it works
Developer Challenge grand prize winner, Marco Vitanza, developed an Infobar for Merriam-Webster that gives users definitions and pronunciations right on the Search Results page.

Add it
Add it, then try it out with: ‘onomastics definition

Merriam-Webster Definition

These are just a few of the interesting apps already available in the Yahoo! Search Gallery. Stay tuned for more highlights to come…

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