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From Christofer Dutz <christofer.d...@c-ware.de>
Subject AW: API Key for ApacheConEU 2016 Core and BigData?
Date Thu, 29 Sep 2016 13:33:21 GMT
Well I did have contact with them and as far as I'm informed you have one key per event ...
that was why I thought I'd ask. And I'm definitely not gonna start scrapping stuff tom the
site, even if Apache probably provides all the tools I would need for that ;-)

I would have preferred to access the REST API they provide, but I could also work with the
CSV Daniel talked about. As long as it contains the Information needed ;-)


Von: Rich Bowen <rbowen@rcbowen.com>
Gesendet: Donnerstag, 29. September 2016 14:06:57
An: apachecon-discuss@apache.org
Betreff: Re: API Key for ApacheConEU 2016 Core and BigData?

On 09/29/2016 08:05 AM, Sergio Fernández wrote:
> Scrapping, Christ?
> You would't start from scratch, Hanneli (CCed) already
> implemented Sched.org scrapping when organizing TAC slots in Vancouver.

Yeah ... and it really sucks to have to do that, and once sites discover
that they're being scraped, they tend to take countermeasures. :(

> 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

Rich Bowen - rbowen@rcbowen.com - @rbowen
http://apachecon.com/ - @apachecon

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