Essential IFTTT (IfThisThenThat) – Programming Workflows for Humans using the Web’s Social Glue | Scott Hanselman

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IfThisThenThat should be the next big thing on the social web. It’s bloody brilliant. Here’s the dull description I made for nerds: IFTTT is a cloud-based open-ended web workflow creator building on existing social APIs to create more sophisticated distributed aggregated tasks. Here’s my description for non-technical friend: IfThisThenThat lets all your online stuff work together to do way more interesting stuff. It’s the magic of OAuth and the proliferation of nice, clean public APIs that makes this possible.