Category Archives: mashup

Six Twitter powered art projects

Here are some nice mash-ups done with Twitter…
http://mashable.com/2009/09/26/twitter-art/

Changing a TWOLER feed output using Yahoo! Pipes

The output of a number of the TWOLER RSS feeds can be modified by changing parameters in the URL.
For examples modules in the school of Biosciences is returned by:
http://feeds.westminster.ac.uk/rssbus/pub/modules_by_school.rsb?@rss&param:school_code=BIO
This can be modified to modules of the Law school by changing the three letter school code to LAW:
http://feeds.westminster.ac.uk/rssbus/pub/modules_by_school.rsb?@rss&param:school_code=LAW
Currently these changes have to be made manually but [...]

Mashup origins and tools

Here are two great articles from Developer.com that cover the history of mashups and discuss the tools that are available to create a mashup.
Web and Enterprise Mashups for Web Services and Data — Developer.com http://bit.ly/1aEcEN
Implementing Visual and Data Mashups Online — Developer.com http://bit.ly/pNXzs
Please note the Microsoft Popfly mashup tool and Google Mashup Editor are no [...]

Getting content from sites that do not have an RSS feed

There are a number of free tools that you can use to get content onto your sites using these “screen scraper” services.
I used the twoLER Facebook page as the page I wanted to generate the feed from. The ones that I have looked at so far that seem to be decent enough to use are:
Feedity [...]

More Mashup Inspiration

Programmable Web is a great inspirational site for people to showcase their mashups. If you get stuck thinking about something to mashup look through whats been done already to help you make up your mind.
Programmable Web

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