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The presentation I gave on 15/12/2011 in Liège for the creatic conference.

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Creatic

  1. 1. iRail vzw/asbl A community based living labBy @PieterColpaert pieter@iRail.be
  2. 2. Population increases
  3. 3. Mass transport?
  4. 4. I have got an idea!
  5. 5. Your ideas are worthless, we need a vision
  6. 6. Did your vision start with frustration?
  7. 7. I know ours did
  8. 8. What has tochange today?
  9. 9. Find ways to betterinform commuters in time
  10. 10. Commuting should become fun, social & interactive
  11. 11. Give us the "GPS experience"
  12. 12. We already have the software
  13. 13. And Im sure at least oneperson in this room will be eager to do the math This is not rocket science.
  14. 14. What are wewaiting for?
  15. 15. Data! Data! Data!
  16. 16. iRail API 1.0: api.iRail.be/4 resources - SNCB Since September 2010 ● stations/ ● liveboard/?station=liège ● connections/?from=A&to=B ● vehicle/?id=IC1234
  17. 17. iRail API 1.0: api.iRail.be/Ease of use ● various formats (xml, json, kml...) ● simple ● various wrappers available
  18. 18. JQuery example code1. <script src="lib/jquery.js"></script>2. <script src="lib/irail.js"></script>3. <script>4. irail.set_default_lang("en");5. irail.liveboards.lookup("NMBS","LiègeGuillemins", "DEP", function(data) {6. alert(data.entries[0]);7. });8. </script>
  19. 19. Java example code1. IRail iRail = new IRail("http://api.iRail.be/","fr");2. List<Connection> connections = iRail.getConnections( "Liège Guillemins","Bruxelles central");3. System.out.println( connections[0].getDeparture().getStation().getName());
  20. 20. iRail API 2.0: data.iRail.be/A lot of new data Today: alpha Stable: February 2012
  21. 21. Uses Create your scraper API RESTful - PHP - Web 3.0 http://thedatatank.com
  22. 22. iRail vzw/asbl A community based living labBy @PieterColpaert pieter@iRail.be
  23. 23. a community a living lab
  24. 24. Want to do you thesis with us?... at iRail? pieter@iRail.be
  25. 25. Q&ABy @PieterColpaert pieter@iRail.be
  26. 26. Creditsmarkbridge on flickr - ccOrange County Archives on flickr - ccscreenshot from the BBC websitechandramarsono on flickr - cceyesogreen on flickr - ccmarcocrupivisualartist on flickr - ccanniemole on flickr - ccncreedplayer on flickr - ccandrew_bolin on flickr - cc2xptuitp.org - ccdmcl on flickr - cchsivonen on flickr -cc

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