[okfn-labs] Data Pipes is Working

Rufus Pollock rufus.pollock at okfn.org
Thu Sep 12 16:10:08 UTC 2013

Hi all,

I wanted to let people know that thanks to the (spare-time) efforts of
various Labs members including Ross
David Miller <http://okfnlabs.org/members/david/> and myself we now have a
pretty workable Data Pipes <http://datapipes.okfnlabs.org> service up and


There's more info in this announce post (plus tweet):



If you're wondering what is this Data Pipes ...

Data Pipes is an online service to do simple data transformations –
deleting rows and columns, find and replace, filtering, viewing as HTML –
and, furthermore, to connect these transformations together Unix pipes
style to make more complex transformations.

Because Data Pipes is a web service, data transformation with Data Pipes
takes place entirely online and the results and process are shareable
simply by sharing the URL.

Read more with lots of examples in the post:

Interested in the code? You can find it here:
https://github.com/okfn/datapipes Its a NodeJS app which fits well with the
whole streaming model. There’s plenty of things to
do<https://github.com/okfn/datapipes/issues>if you’re interested!



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