Tuesday 25 November 2008

api.bicingwatch.com already broken

For some reason bicing.com decided that it would a good idea to make it harder to get the current state of the stations. The "localizaciones" page is now on a SSL page and I think they use the session to make sure that it is someone browsing the page. A pity really. UPDATE: that was not so bad, just SSL and user agent check. I still think they should provide a proper API with some kind of user agreement, so that you don't use it to make money or poll it every couple of seconds.


Anonymous said...

totally agree!
any development on this front? it would be nice to be able to query things about my account and usage.

Christof Damian said...

I don't provide the api any more, it was just too much work and not enough people used it.