Archive for June, 2009

Three Reasons Why You Should Use FeedBurner

I just wrote a post on creating a feed using YQL and Pipes. Now that you’ve got a shiny new feed, what to do with it? Well, my suggestion is to run it through a service like¬†FeedBurner, here are three reasons why: Cleaner URL What you may have noticed if you read that post is […]

Screen Scraping and Creating a Feed with YQL and Yahoo! Pipes

Dav Glass recently asked if anyone could build him an RSS feed of the YUI download page using YQL and Pipes. I was somewhat confident of my Pipes and YQL skills so I decided to take a crack at it. The first thing I did was to scrape the page’s contents using YQL. Scraping with […]

Share Smarter, Not Harder: How I Feed Twitter

I was just a kid watching DuckTales when I heard Scrooge McDuck say “work smarter, not harder” and that philosophy stuck. Maybe it’s because I’m predisposed to avoid manual labour, who knows. All I know is I’m always on the lookout to simplify process. So when it came to sharing items of interest with friends, […]

YUI 3: Lighter, Faster, Easier to Use

I wrote a YUI 3 primer for SitePoint, link check it out and let me know what you think!