[Jenkins-events] QR code on name tags
kk at kohsuke.org
Wed Oct 30 15:04:23 UTC 2013
Yes, indeed, this looks quite feasible. Let's plan on this next year.
2013/10/30 Sandell, Robert <Robert.Sandell at sonymobile.com>
> Eventbrite has an API to list the attendees of an event  I guess
> writing a simple app that generates a pdf should be quite straightforward
> the layout of the name tags are simple enough.
> That way we could possibly even skip the QR code for those attendees that
> has opted out from being contacted at registration, the answers to the
> questions are a part of the payload returned by the API. If I've understood
> the docs correctly the "barcode" image could also be made available in that
>  https://developer.eventbrite.com/doc/events/event_list_attendees/
> Robert Sandell
> Software Tools Engineer - SW Environment and Product Configuration
> Sony Mobile Communications
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: jenkins-events-bounces at lists.jenkins-ci.org [mailto:jenkins-
> > events-bounces at lists.jenkins-ci.org] On Behalf Of Kohsuke Kawaguchi
> > Sent: den 29 oktober 2013 20:20
> > To: events at lists.jenkins-ci.org
> > Subject: [Jenkins-events] QR code on name tags
> > There was an off-list conversation about how to connect sponsors to
> > attendees.
> > The last year several people felt really mad about one of the sponsors
> > calling them up unsolicited, so this year we've added the opt-out
> > option. Then we've heard from sponsors that it got in the way of
> > connecting with people who they had good conversations in the booth.
> > So the topic of QR code came up once again. Alyssa said this off-list:
> > > I did give this some thought and also thought the QR code would be
> > the
> > > most cost effective way to do this. My concern is that each QR code
> > > would need to be specialized to each attendees w/ their specific
> > > contact info...600 names can be a daunting task to do manually. I'm
> > > sure there's an app out there that can automate the set up
> > process..if
> > > anyone has recommendation for an app pls let me know.
> > I haven't looked around carefully, but I'm pretty sure I can find a
> > library that generates a PNG image of the QR code for arbitrary payload.
> > So the only remaining question to me is, how to integrate that with the
> > current way Alyssa prepares name cards --- we need to insert the QR
> > code image en-mass.
> > I suspect generating HTML would be the easiest. The layout will
> > probably be imprecise, but I don't think it'll be an issue.
> > Alternatively, maybe we can hack up a quick PDF generation with a
> > library like  and that'd give all the control we need with more room
> > for extension?
> >  http://pdfbox.apache.org/
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