Tag Archives: Pipes

Are you a journalist using Yahoo! Pipes?

How widely is Yahoo! Pipes used in newsrooms? Could it be better used? Is there a way us Piping Journos could exchange best practice, ideas, and support?

I’d like to bring journalists using Yahoo! Pipes together, so I’ve created a little Twitter group. Hope you can join, and we can find some ways to help each other out.

If you’re not using Pipes or would still like a primer, here’s one I prepared earlier.

Something for the weekend #6: Mashups with Yahoo! Pipes

Pipes tutorialImage by Sid05 via Flickr

This weekend’s tool-to-play-with is Yahoo! Pipes. Chances are you’ve heard of Yahoo! Pipes (it’s been around for over a year and I’ve blogged about it before) but if you’ve not played with it yet, now is the time to have a go.

Pipes is essentially a mashup tool, particularly useful for doing things with RSS feeds. And at its basic levels it doesn’t require any knowledge of programming language. Continue reading