After Steve Clayton demoed it to me last week, I decided to try playing around with Microsoft’s Popfly. Popfly is a tool for creating Mashups in Silverlight, with a drag and drop interface.
It comes with a tutorial (on right) and the interface is easy to get used to. In fact it is even easier to use than Yahoo Pipes.
I built the app below in a few clicks. It displays the status of my Facebook contacts.
This app was created in Firefox on my MacBook Pro.
One glitch I did note was that you can’t write into the Search box (when using Firefox on a Mac).
3 thoughts on “Popfly mashups”
like it Tom – gonna go recreate and use on my Vista sidebar
Nice one Tom! Heard about Popfly yesterday from Martha Rotter at Mashup Camp – and now here’s a demo from you. It’s also my first Silverlight experience. Interest whetted … 🙂
Tom, I am thrilled to hear! Let me know how it goes for you if you continue to mess around with Popfly and if there’s anything I can do to help!
Also, I went ahead and forwarded your bug to the Popfly team so hopefully we’ll see a fix for that rolled out soon.
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