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24 Feb 2012 (updated 25 Feb 2012 at 19:07 UTC) »

apcupsd via Python to Pachube

In python, the 'default' URL accessing toolkit (urllib2) doesn't support PUT, however I've discovered requests which a) does and b) is in Fedora. So one apt-get install python-requests.noarch and you're off.

So - one trivial script (reusing much of the code for my MQTT variant) you get https://gist.github.com/1903259. The only minor niggle was working out how to prepend the minimum extra json content (version and datastreams) as I'd not used the json libs before.

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