Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Simple example of Yahoo Pipes usage

I've been using Yahoo Pipes (or YP for short) since the very beginning. This is a very powerful and easy to use tool to collect and process data from various sources for free. With its simple user interface one doesn't have to be a programmer or IT professional to create a pipe. Unfortunately it looks like that YP is very much forgotten today. Maybe it is related to the Yahoo financial and marketing problems they are facing at the moment. Anyway, I'd like to show a very simple use case and how easy it could be solved using YP. If you're familiar with the YP you may skip the further reading. If not - continue under the cut.

Sunday, October 14, 2012

Design of a corner TV table

Several years ago I wanted to buy a TV table that I could place into a corner. I went to every nearby furniture store but couldn't find any model designed for corners! So I had to build one myself.