A basic introduction of how "Pipeline" works

Pipeline is short for "Data processing pipeline". It is a concept popularized by modern business intelligence softwares. A pipeline is basically a series of instructions that you would apply to transform the input data to a desired format. Every time, you apply one instruction to the input data and the output will be the input of your next instruction. You keep doing it until the data is fully transformed to a desired final format.

Scout provides you with a set of predefined instructions to make it easy to process the blockchain data. Let's dive right in!

*For the purpose of this documentation, we will be using Transactions data source for all the examples unless otherwise specified.

Pipeline is a very exciting way to build explore Ethereum data. One way to think about it is to image data is like water, and each part of the

Filter is always the first default instruction.