[hackerspaces] SpaceAPI Meeting #1: Integrating External APIs

Danny O'Brien danny at spesh.com
Mon Aug 27 20:45:52 CEST 2012

On Tue, Aug 21, 2012 at 6:40 PM, Ryan Rix <ry at n.rix.si> wrote:
> Heya everyone,
> A few spaces now have begun to notice some limitations with the existing
> SpaceAPI implementations and want to expand upon it in a properly planned
> fashion and in a way that does not step on the toes of any existing efforts.
> As a result, we have scheduled an IRC meeting to help in this planning.
> Our primary discussion will revolve around the integration of 'external' APIs
> to each SpaceAPI endpoint. For example, we at HeatSync Labs have been working
> on making our Open Access Control system web enabled (currently through a
> desktop connected to the OAC over serial, but soon with an Ethernet Arduino),
> and would like to expose that functionality in a standardised way. We are also
> implementing PAMELA, and a few other external service we would like exposed to
> the hackerspace world. Pumping Station One has a bunch of APIs as well that
> are not currently exposed on SpaceAPI.

Thanks for doing this. Noisebridge also has a bunch of API calls,
which are slightly limited because we didn't get around to any
external auth system. I'd be interested to see what others are


> If any of this interests you, please stop by! :)
> SpaceAPI Discussion Meetup
> Topics for Discussion:
> * Integration of external API endpoints in to the SpaceAPI definitions
> * Integration with Open Access Control
> When: Wed Aug 29 18:00 – 20:00 Mountain Time - Arizona
> Where: #SpaceAPI on irc.freenode.net
> That is, unfortunately, 01:00 UTC, sorry Europeans. :(
> --
> Ryan Rix
> http://rix.si
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