This was reported on the O’Reilly blog. Apparently, Google is deprecating their SOAP API. If you ask me — this is a terrible decision. Look up the current sets of books on Google Hacks, etc. and what you find is an entire ecosystem designed around these API. This is why developers have traditionally liked Google — its why I’ve traditionally liked working with Google. But I’m not so sure now. Here’s a like to the O’Reilly article.