Weewar has an API now

With yesterday’s update we have also released the first official application interface (API) for Weewar.

To get started check out the (admittedly) basic documentation at weewar.com/api. You can access a lot of data already but if there is anything else you need, just let us know – we are fully committed to support your ideas.

Weewar is ready to get mashed up!

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8 Comments

  1. Alex
    Posted August 17, 2007 at 12:28 | Permalink

    In case you are having problems accessing the headquarters service of the API, it might have to do with a small bug we have just identified. We’ll deploy a patch taking care of this shortly.

  2. Federiko Aka The Killer
    Posted August 17, 2007 at 14:00 | Permalink

    I’d like to know if I can become a pro user just by referring people, or if there are other ways.

  3. Alex
    Posted August 17, 2007 at 15:58 | Permalink

    This is slightly out of place here, but I am afraid for the time being referring players is the only way to become a pro player. Check out the discussion group for more details.

  4. Alex
    Posted August 17, 2007 at 16:16 | Permalink

    (bug is gone)

  5. Mike
    Posted August 17, 2007 at 16:20 | Permalink

    This is terrific guys! I must say the API is rather easy to use. Found a little bug—if you try to pull data for a non-existent user you get a 500 error code, e.g. try:

    http://username:token@weewar.com/api1/user/nonexistentuser

    Keep it coming!  It would be great to get actual access to an individual game map—e.g. what units are where, or at a bare minimum who has what units and their health.  Or how about individual moves and their outcome?  If you provided that you could create some really fun dashes very much like the existing weewar homepage.

  6. Posted August 18, 2007 at 16:24 | Permalink

    Hey, thanks for making your API public.  I’ve written a little app which uses the API to check for waiting games.

    Get it here:

    http://coderseye.com/2007/weewar-air-status-notifier.html

  7. Alex
    Posted August 19, 2007 at 22:01 | Permalink

    Wow – that was fast. Thank you very much for creating and sharing this with the community Bruce!

  8. chuuckingflem
    Posted October 6, 2007 at 12:32 | Permalink

    Awww, man…..I thought you guys were talking about Armor Piercing Incidiery (API) ammo…..


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