Live Labs Social Streams

In the post Political Streams Online (work blog) I mentioned that I left my fingerprints on Social Streams, the platform underneath Political Streams. For those who followed my work for a while the connections are probably obvious. For those who’d like to get oriented here are a few starting points:

  • Streams fit right into data flow architectures. A Data Flow Pattern Language covers sources, filters, and sinks, as well as how they interact with each other.
  • Aggregating data from heterogeneous sources is an integration problem. Integration Patterns discusses many proven techniques for tackling those problems.

Enjoy!

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