[Ovmsdev] I could use some help integrating Tasker-support

Michael Balzer dexter at expeedo.de
Fri Apr 24 03:49:34 HKT 2015

Hi Jille,

cool. I'm using "Automagic" and supporting that (if possible) has been 
on my list as well.

I'd like having a general scripting API / plugin to allow all of these Apps.

It seems plugins for both Apps are based on the same framework:

So it should be possible. Tasker seems to be more advanced regarding 
plugin support though.


Am 23.04.2015 um 13:32 schrieb Jille Berends:
> Hi all,
> I'm in the process of integrating Tasker support in OVMS for Android.
> For those who don't know about Tasker:
> "Tasker is an application for Android which performs /tasks/ (sets of 
> actions) based on /contexts/ (application, time, date, location, 
> event, gesture) in user-defined profiles or in clickable or timer home 
> screen widgets. "
> Currently I use it to automate all kinds of things, like turning on 
> the lights of my house when my phone sees my access point. But it can 
> also be used to add additional intelligence to our cars. For instance:
> # - User gets the possibility to charge by schedule. For instance: When 
> at a certain location, charge at 16A from 1:00 to 5:00. charge at 32A 
> at other times.
> # - OVMS-triggered events: Upon charge done, have something happen on 
> the phone. For instance: play a song, send an email, tweet or 
> whatever. Also, in case you're driving and OVMS reports a SOC below a 
> certain value, start the app that finds the nearest charger
> # - Open up variables (like temperature/SOC) for use in Widget-tools 
> like Zooper.
> # - Even more advanced ACC: Set the "charge done by" time according to a 
> given day/time/location.
> # - Log location/charge/speed/temperature data to phone/web
> # - Enable voice control of charging
> # - et cetera
> My devskills aren't that advanced, so I hope there's someone here I 
> can team up with to get this thing going.
> Some basic info on enabling Tasker support:
> http://tasker.dinglisch.net/developers.html
> http://tasker.dinglisch.net/plugins-intro.html
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