I managed to successfully sign up. I was skeptical at first, thinking it’d be rather redundant to IFTTT, but I was wrong–it’s far more powerful! Although it has a lot of similar services, there are some additional ones, like databases and even IFTTT itself.
The way you can manipulate is so neat, and a little above my head right now. Everything part essentially can be a variable that can be played with. All it requires is your Auth token to get started.
I suppose it’s power makes it more like Zapier, except I dig the UI a lot more. Each “scenario” (which is the trigger then output) is a large, moveable circle on the screen which makes it fun and easy to visualize tasks.
Here’s a handy screenshot of what it looks like to create a Beeminder scenario:
I definitely need to play around with it more, it’s a bit overwhelming haha, but I could see myself using this! I’ll also add that you can have multiple instances of each service, which means you can connect multiple accounts different places. That’s so cool and helpful.
In addition to services, they also have “tool”, which are categorized into: Flow Control, Tools, and Text Parsers, and you can use them all together as much as you like. Here’s an example from the nifty templates they have: