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Yahoo BOSS

Alex Christie

10 July 2008

Yahoo have opened their sauce  source a bit more with the introduction of BOSS. Build your own Search Service is an even more open source custom search service. Boss goes further than SearchMonkey did and although I havent looked at BOSS very thoroughly, it sounds very handy, it looks a lot more fleshy than SearchMonkey.

Now all I need to do is figure out a way cram to 48 hours into one day so I can start taking advantage of tools like this (human cloning is still not viable).

Some of the sites that use this tech are:

I suppose I will have to feature these sites as Alternative search engines of the month too, something I promised to do more regularly…

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