A site I’m currently working has had boring and barren error pages. Until now!
I wanted some images from failblog.org to liven things up a bit. In a quick 20 minute hack, I took the site’s rss feed, parsed it for the right content using Yahoo Pipes, exported as JSON-P, pulled that in with jQuery, and displayed a random image.
Here’s the pipe I’m using:
The trick to pulling in Yahoo Pipe data via JSON-P is by adding a “_callback” argument, defining the callback function name.
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And of course.. Demo page