[Rack] datasource for calendar of events

Patrick Keys citizenkeys at gmail.com
Sun Dec 12 03:57:47 PST 2010


On further thought...
The wiki page for the calendar of events is here:
https://www.noisebridge.net/wiki/Category:Events

If the page were written semantically in some meaningful way, I could 
just get that entire page and use javascript to get the actual event data.


Patrick


On 12/12/2010 3:01 AM, Jonathan Lassoff wrote:
> On Sunday, December 12, 2010 at 2:34 AM, Patrick Keys wrote:
>
>> Iphone may be unhacker friendly, but a good amount of people that visit
>> noisebridge have iphone. There's no reason I can't write an app for
>> both android and iphone.
>>
>> Since there's no other noisebridge app, I just kinda assumed that mine
>> would be the official app. I will gladly make the entire source
>> available for anybody that wants to build on it.
>>
>> I would gladly use pony to store the app for download. The calendar
>> data, and any other shared data, needs to be where other people can edit
>> it, though. Having a shared calendar of events doesn't do any good if
>> nobody can edit it.
> The only real place that this (calendaring data) exists right now is in
> ad-hoc edits to the Wiki (the source of which is available in the wiki
> itself), and in an unofficial google calendar that is shared with anyone
> that's interested or asks about it.
>
> The Google calendar is really the only source of information that has a
> consistent structure, so I'd recommend pulling that stream for any kind
> of scraping or application integration.
> Let me know if you're interested, and I'll add you to the calendar.
>
> Cheers,
> jof


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