The Yahoo BOSS API provides sets of data to create customized search engines and innovative user experiences. This Yahoo BOSS Ruby library created by Tobias Begalke contains configuration and parameters. Within parameters, developers can find image search service, news search service, blog search service, spelling service, and related service. For more information, check the BOSS API guide at https://developer.yahoo.com/boss/search/boss_api_guide/
Search engines such as Google have been making life a lot easier for developers. They have huge development resources that startups just don't have, and when they make their APIs available, everyone benefits. But when it comes to using APIs, especially AJAX APIs, it can be a challenge for developers to use these in a search-friendly way.