[Ovmsdev] IFTTT.Com

Tom Saxton tom at idleloop.com
Mon Sep 16 05:30:46 HKT 2013

I did it.

Is there a page that has the HTTP API described? All I know about is
Mark's email from February 28, 2013.


On 9/15/13 2:04 PM, "Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield" <nikki at aminorjourney.com>

>I'm willing to give it a go. Who else?
>On 15 Sep 2013, at 07:57, Mark Webb-Johnson <mark at webb-johnson.net> wrote:
>> Been there, done that.
>> Except trying to talk to IFTTT is like trying to have a conversation
>>with a black hole. But, the IFTT black hole at least avoids Hawkings
>>paradox by ensuring that zero information ever leaves.
>> It would be fantastic to work with IFTTT, and I've written to them on
>>countless occasions over the past few years, but zero replies (other
>>than a boilerplate 'we are working on a SDK for third parties').
>> Maybe if everyone here goes to ifttt.com/platform and requests an OVMS
>> Regards, Mark.
>> On 15 Sep, 2013, at 4:55 AM, Nikki Gordon-Bloomfield
>><nikki at aminorjourney.com> wrote:
>>> Hi folks, 
>>> Probably a little late to the party, but just discovered If This Then
>>>That -- IFTTT.com. It's a great way of linking together different APIs
>>>in a very clever, fluid way.
>>> You can apply to join up for the service. I wonder if an API for OVMS
>>>would be useful?
>>> You could, for example:
>>> €Email yourself when a certain SOC is met.
>>> €Set particular charge cycles/pre-conditiong cycles when the weather
>>>forecast is for predetermined conditions.
>>> €Set home automation when your car reaches the end of your street.
>>> The possibilities are pretty endless. Of course, we'd need to work
>>>with ifttt.com to build the appropriate links between OVMS and the
>>> https://ifttt.com/platform would be the first port of call.
>>> As I see it, the service would really expand the possibility of OVMS,
>>>without the need for extra hardware or necessarily even a knowledge of
>>>programming for the end user.
>>> Nikki. 
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