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Pipes Translate Module

Earlier this year http://babelfish.yahoo.com was shut down. The Pipes translate module relied on this service and has also been deprecated. Pipe developers have been looking for a solution to this gap. One of the available free solutions we’ve been … more

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New Module: XPATH Fetch Page

We are introducing a new module, the XPATH Fetch Page. We are also going to deprecate the Fetch Page module at the end of June. So please convert your existing Pipes that use the Fetch Page module to … more

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Using Yahoo! Pipes and the YQL Module

In this talk from YUIConf 2011, YQL engineer Paul Donnelly demonstrates the features of the Yahoo! Pipes editor and explains how you can use Pipes and YQL to power your web apps, create mashups, and more. (original posting … more

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Pipes Changelog 2.0.10

Frontend Changes String builder, Item builder and URL builder modules now have a max of 40 item per module, increased from 10. In the Pipes Editor, in folders “My Pipes” and “Favorites”, the sort order is now based … more

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Pipes Changelog 2.0.9

Renamed Module “Fetch Site Feed” to “Find First Site Feed“. Changed due to confusing name, which resulted in users using “Fetch Site Feed” instead of “Fetch Feed” – http://y.ahoo.it/uaPda Removed Alert icon in all modules that access a … more

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Pipes DB write outage.

Currently our cloud DB service has an outage that effects writes to the service. Reads are operational and working. This means creating new pipes or editing existing Pipes will not work. But existing Pipes will still run and … more

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Pipes Badges – Release Note

Last week, we released upgraded Pipes Badges to be compatible with YUI3. However, there was a slight hiccup and the versions of the List Badge, Map Badge, and Image Badge script files that were produced are problematic. If … more

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Pipes Changelog

RSS pagination. Initial RSS output is now limited to the first 100 items. Each paginated page is limited to 100 items as well. To access each subsequent page add parameter &page=2…etc. to the pipe.run url to retrieve more items. Example: http://pipes.yahoo.com/pipes/pipe.run?_id=60451cd826011172d2b8b9579c984d03&_render=rss … more

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Flickr Module

With the next release(TBD) we will require any Pipe that uses the Flickr Module to use an API key. You can obtain the Flickr API key here: http://www.flickr.com/services/apps/create/apply/. It’s easy to get a key and please get it … more

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Webplayer integration

We recently integrated webplayer.yahoo.com into the pipe.info pages when viewing the “List” view. For more info on webplayer and Pipes please read: http://developer.yahoo.com/blogs/ydn/posts/2011/08/yahoo-pipes-webplayer-awesome/

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