Jon Udell

Jon Udell was once "blogger in chief" for InfoWorld and is now the community lead for steampipe.io.

Working with Mastodon lists

Mastodon relationship graphs

Mastodon relationship graphs

Steampipe and SQL allow us to see relationships among the data we extract from APIs. Here’s how to graph the connections between tooters and boosters on Mastodon.

Instance-qualified Mastodon URLs

Instance-qualified Mastodon URLs

Transforming foreign server URLs into home server URLs makes a Mastodon dashboard massively more useful. Steampipe’s Mastodon plugin now does that for you.

Mastodon tooters also tweet

Mastodon tooters also tweet

How many people in your Mastodon feed also tweeted today? The answer can be found using my favorite kind of Steampipe query.

Lists and people on Mastodon

Lists and people on Mastodon

When viewing the people you follow on Mastodon, it’s helpful to know which lists (if any) you’ve assigned them to. Here's how you can do that with SQL and Steampipe.

Create your own Mastodon UX

Create your own Mastodon UX

A dashboard+feed reader built with SQL gives you an easy and natural way to consume as much, or as little, Mastodon activity as you like.

A Bloomberg terminal for Mastodon

A Bloomberg terminal for Mastodon

Our brains are built to take in a lot of information at a glance, and if it’s organized well we can do that very effectively. Applying filters helps.

Browsing the fediverse

Browsing the fediverse

Steampipe’s SQLification of the Mastodon API is a handy way to track activity in the fediverse. Use it to do Mastodon analytics, find interesting people, and more.

Build a Mastodon dashboard with Steampipe

Build a Mastodon dashboard with Steampipe

Using Steampipe to build a dashboard that combines queries of the Mastodon search API and the joys of RSS-powered integration.

Hope for the fediverse

Hope for the fediverse

The fediverse just might strike a healthier balance of autonomy, packet size, friction, fanout, and velocity than previous generations of social software.

How Steampipe enables KPIs as code

How Steampipe enables KPIs as code

CMD Solutions built tools for continuous controls assurance by using open-source Steampipe to define information security performance metrics as SQL statements.

Literate programming in Go

Literate programming in Go

Our 'code-as-wiki' approach falls far short of the standard set by Donald Knuth, but we hope he might see it as a step in the right direction.

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