TechCrunch looks at 5 services that allow you to “mix, rip, and mash your data.” A review:
- Yahoo Pipes
A GUI web app that lets you create new data feeds by remixing syndication feeds (RSS, Atom, RDF.)
You build mashups by dropping specialized widgets onto the canvas and specifying interactions between them.
Used to join your desktop apps with the web.
a web based application for generating XML for website content. You create “Dapps” (web services) by using Dapper’s virtual browser to grab content from web pages.
the industrial strength version of Dapper. It’s a desktop app that programs RSS feeds, REST apps, and web clips through a browser interface.