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From Hanneli Tavante <hannel...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: API Key for ApacheConEU 2016 Core and BigData?
Date Thu, 29 Sep 2016 12:13:49 GMT
Hi, sorry, I am totally out of context!
I implemented a simple scraper to a fixed url from sched using Nokogiri and
Ruby; it is not very flexible nor secure at all :(
But it served well for the purpose of sending automatic emails

On Thu, Sep 29, 2016 at 9:05 AM Sergio Fernández <wikier@apache.org> wrote:

> Scrapping, Christ?
>
> You would't start from scratch, Hanneli (CCed) already
> implemented Sched.org scrapping when organizing TAC slots in Vancouver.
>
> On Thu, Sep 29, 2016 at 1:59 PM, Rich Bowen <rbowen@rcbowen.com> wrote:
>
>>
>>
>> On 09/29/2016 02:34 AM, Christofer Dutz wrote:
>> > Hi,
>> >
>> >
>> > I think I started a discussion on this about a year ago, but things
>> have evolved, so here goes again :)
>> >
>> >
>> > A few people from the Java User Group Darmstadt initiated a project for
>> creating an offline-capable mobile conference planning App. As usually WIFI
>> on conferences sucked greatly. Last year we managed to get a prototype
>> running and have been working on this since then. The project is called
>> DukeCon and we're developing it in the open at GitHub (
>> https://github.com/dukecon)
>> >
>> >
>> > Now our app has matured quite a bit and we are currently extending the
>> server by adding additional conference adapters. Being an Apache addict, I
>> thought it would be great to implement an adapter so I could add ApacheCon
>> to the list of supported conferences. I know that we usually have the
>> schedule hosted at Sched.org.
>> >
>> >
>> > They have a REST API, that can be used to query exactly the information
>> I'm looking for. In order to do that however I would need an API-KEY for
>> the conference. I guess you guys here will probably know what it is and
>> could eventually provide me with it.
>> >
>> >
>> > So I am asking: Is there any interest in me supporting ApacheCon in our
>> conference planner? If yes, what would I have to do in order to get the API
>> Key for both conferences?
>>
>>
>> I expect that the short answer is, no, we can't do that.
>>
>> The longer answer is that the sched account used by ApacheCon isn't
>> Apache's, it's the Linux Foundation's, and they use that same account to
>> manage all of their many events. As I understand it, Sched accounts are
>> insanely expensive.
>>
>> I wonder if you might be able to approach Sched directly for some kind
>> of non-profit API key, in exchange for linking back to their service, or
>> something.
>>
>>
>> --
>> Rich Bowen - rbowen@rcbowen.com - @rbowen
>> http://apachecon.com/ - @apachecon
>>
>
>
>
> --
> Sergio Fernández
> Partner Technology Manager
> Redlink GmbH
> m: +43 6602747925
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