Computer industry is waiting for you guys to write another compiler
Of the top FIVE paying companies amongst all colleges under VTU, FOUR of them are web based
Ok.. We know PHP.. And agree that it rocks!!!!
But for this session I need to know cURL. It’s useful.
cURL – client URL A cURL call helps me fetch a page given a URL
Now let us look at Pipes... http://pipes.yahoo.com
Pipes!!! – Is this similar to Unix pipe operator?
Yes. A couple of people at Yahoo! thought that having a Unix like pipe for the web. It is kick ass!
Now. Let me build a sample mash up using pipes.
It is the Lok Sabha elections time. Lets aggregate news about it
Lok Sabha Elections!!!!!! Looks like our friend has bought the keyword “Lok Sabha Elections” every where. Literally!!!
Terminology <ul><li>Source : your data source, similar to cat or echo . </li></ul><ul><li>Operator : anything that operates on data. </li></ul><ul><li>Pipe : a pipe of data from an operator or source to an operator or destination, same as | . </li></ul><ul><li>Output : the last element in your pipe, this returns data to the user. </li></ul>
What is done with BOSS? <ul><li>http://isithackday.com/hacks/web-the-adventure/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://ask-boss.appspot.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://hakia.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.oneriot.com/ </li></ul>