As part of LAK13 I’ve highlighted a couple of ways to extract data from Canvas. Prompted by a question by On and my colleague Sheila MacNeill I wanted to show you a way of getting feed data into a spreadsheet without using any code. The solution is to use Yahoo Pipes, but as this post will highlight this isn’t entirely straight forward and you need to be aware of several tricks to get the job done.
Some notes on University of Phoenix’s recent ‘academic activity streams’ and some existing examples of ranked lists based on user events and some fumblings around using Yahoo Pipes to add social share counts to feeds.
What data is available around CFHE12? In this post I look at data feeds available from CFHE12, see what we can get and suggest some alternative ways of getting the data and pulling it in to other services for analysis. Finally I highlight the issues with collecting participant feeds filtered by tag/category/label
Another look at feeding the Timeline tool developed by Verite using media extract from tweets by Topsy. This time the spreadsheet template is designed to be more flexible so that anyone can use it.
Update: New version of this spreadsheet template here There’s a new kid on the block if you are considering an open source timeline tools. For a long time the Simile […]
The JISC OER Rapid Innovation projects are all quickly finding their feet and most are already fully embracing the open innovation model and blogging their progress. Having attended the programme […]
Would it surprise you that since I’ve fallen out with Google Reader, we’re on a trail separation (I’m having a fling with Tiny Tiny RSS) that we’re back together again. […]
[This post is probably less about creating a Twitter out of office service and more about an illustration of the power of Yahoo Pipes (and embedding flickr images with notes), […]
A couple of weeks ago I was interested to read Joss Winn’s blog post on Creating a PDF or eBook from an RSS feed in which he highlights using the […]
Using the festive period to stray slightly away from my core remit I thought I would document a little mashup which allows you to automatically tweet items you share in […]