[Pharo-project] web services, pharo

Mariano Martinez Peck marianopeck at gmail.com
Mon Feb 15 04:06:20 EST 2010


2010/2/15 laurent laffont <laurent.laffont at gmail.com>

> now that I work in library software :)  ...
>
> Fetch data from ISBN is not so difficult, depends on the provider you want.
> The most used protocol around the world is Z39.50
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Z39.50 to get MARC formatted catalogs
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/UNIMARC.  I don't know if there's Smalltalk
> implementations of these standards.
>
>
Of course we have!!!

http://n4.nabble.com/ANN-Z39-50-FFI-Client-ZOOM-binding-td1307520.html#a1307520


> If you don't need high level of details, Amazon, Library Thing, ... have
> good catalogs with modern web services to access them.
>
> For the webcam / scan part, I don't know what we have in Smalltalk.  You
> need OCR tools...
>
>
I don't know, what would be cool. I suggest to send separate emails for this
to get more answers.



> Laurent Laffont
>
>
>
> On Sun, Feb 14, 2010 at 10:24 PM, Stéphane Ducasse <
> stephane.ducasse at inria.fr> wrote:
>
>> I really like the idea of scripting and gluing together behavior.
>> What I would love to be able to do is to
>>        use the webcam of my machine to scan a book ISBN number
>>        and fetch all the data from a given provider.
>> Does anybody have an idea how we could plug all that together.
>>
>> Stef
>>
>>
>> On Feb 14, 2010, at 8:45 PM, laurent laffont wrote:
>>
>> > Thanks for help and .... enjoy :)
>> http://pharocasts.blogspot.com/2010/02/rest-xml-parsing-and-photos.html
>> >
>> >
>> > Laurent Laffont
>> >
>> >
>> > On Sun, Feb 14, 2010 at 1:20 PM, laurent laffont <
>> laurent.laffont at gmail.com> wrote:
>> >
>> >
>> > Make sure that the stream is binary:
>> > SketchMorph fromStream: ('
>> http://lh3.ggpht.com/_BvlW9mJ6MFc/R-p4PtCKitI/AAAAAAAAA1A/jySYN6rz_pc/DSC00801.JPG'
>> asUrl retrieveContents contents asByteArray readStream)
>> >
>> >
>> > Levente
>> >
>> >
>> > It works ! Thank you ! You've just saved a screencast :)
>> >
>> > Laurent Laffont
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > Laurent Laffont
>> >
>> >
>> > 2010/2/13 Mariano Martinez Peck <marianopeck at gmail.com>
>> >
>> > I think he talks about this one
>> >
>> > http://coweb.cc.gatech.edu/squeakbook/
>> >
>> >
>> > 2010/2/13 laurent laffont <laurent.laffont at gmail.com>
>> >
>> > Which web page ?
>> >
>> > Laurent Laffont
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > On Sat, Feb 13, 2010 at 3:42 PM, Stéphane Ducasse <
>> > stephane.ducasse at inria.fr> wrote:
>> >
>> > laurent have a look in the network chapter of the new blue book
>> > (collective book available on web page)
>> > because I do not remember but you could find some snippets going in the
>> > same sense.
>> >
>> > Stef
>> >
>> > On Feb 13, 2010, at 3:29 PM, laurent laffont wrote:
>> >
>> >  (SketchMorph fromStream:
>> >  ('http://code.google.com/p/pharo/logo'
>> >      asUrl retrieveContents contentStream)) openInWorld
>> >
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