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From Christofer Dutz <christofer.d...@c-ware.de>
Subject AW: API Key for ApacheConEU 2016 Core and BigData?
Date Wed, 19 Oct 2016 13:22:05 GMT
Hi Guys,

last Sunday we had a hacking-day with my colleagues of the Dukecon project. If you want to
have a look at the HTML version, just go to:


If you can see only boxes in the filters you have to klick on the German/English flag to switch
to english in the upper right corner of the main navigation (This website was intended to
be used in Germany and ACEU is the first conference we have without german track names).


Von: Hanneli Tavante <hannelita@gmail.com>
Gesendet: Donnerstag, 29. September 2016 14:13:49
An: Sergio Fernández; apachecon-discuss@apache.org
Betreff: Re: API Key for ApacheConEU 2016 Core and BigData?

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
> e: sergio.fernandez@redlink.co
> w: http://redlink.co

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