Philip Jacob

Google Web Services API Search?

· Philip Jacob

After reading this article by Jon Udell, it made me wonder if Google will make a web services API search feature available. I noticed yesterday when I searched for ‘hibernate’ (I offer no easy explanation as to why I searched for a website that I visit frequently… maybe Firefox integrated Google-search is easier than typing URLs at this point?)

Notice the “Documentation / Download / Getting started” links that appear beneath the Hibernate entry?

Is there no reason that Google could respond to a ‘currency convertor web service’ search with some specifics like REST/SOAP/XML-RPC flavour, arguments, return values, perhaps a reliability metric and other web services that provide similar functionality?