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.