The Internet is transforming itself from
a collection of web pages into a huge distributed
database. There's a wealth of
data out there-not just RSS and Atom
feeds, but XML data on where to find a
new apartment, how much to pay for a
new car, how to see if there's a storm approaching.
If the Internet is your new
database, you need a tool to mine that
data-to merge and sort and search and
filter that data. That tool is Yahoo! Pipes.
Widely touted as an RSS feed aggregator,
Yahoo! Pipes is more than that. With
Yahoo! Pipes you can manipulate virtually
any web-accessible XML data
source, and then publish these data
mashups for anyone to use-anywhere.
This Short Cut shows you how to use
Yahoo! Pipes. Examples illustrate the
workings of every Yahoo! Pipes module
(more than two dozen), and show how to
incorporate these Pipes into your own