software libraries for the Nestoria API
There are currently several libraries which you can use to access the API. The Perl library is maintained by us; others are made and maintained by volunteers.
Darren Edge released the Nestoria.NET library on CodePlex
Most of the Nestoria website (and the Nestoria API) is written in Perl, so it made
sense for us to release the Perl software library first. We use it ourselves for
The easiest way to install the library is via CPAN. The module is called
An example we created which uses the Perl library is available here
We used the PHP library
for several projects.
We wrote several examples
showing how to:
- display 10 listings (using HTML and CSS)
- display average house prices in a table
Python Nestoria module
We would also love to see a library for Ruby (and indeed any other language).
Please get in touch if you have written your own library, and we will
gladly list it here.
Every results page on Nestoria also points to RSS output, so all
filters and sorting apply as well. We include coordinates for every
You can also access the API via YQL (Yahoo's SQL-like
single interface to many datasets). Learn all about YQL over at
Yahoo's Developer Network