Using Webhooks in Cantemo iconik to auto analyze new items

Now that Cantemo’s iconik system is live and available, I thought it would be time to show of some examples of automation in a cloud based system like this. It is a little different than working with pure on-prem systems and there are a few things that we need to go over first. First and … Continue reading “Using Webhooks in Cantemo iconik to auto analyze new items”

Bulk adding choices to Cantemo Portal metadata fields from generic text files

For a while now I’ve been asked if there is an easy way to mass populate metadata fields with a list of choices in Portal. In the back of my mind I thought it would probably be relatively simple to write a simple parser to do this, and I’ve done just that. It can be … Continue reading “Bulk adding choices to Cantemo Portal metadata fields from generic text files”

Creating Cantemo Portal Hierarchy Metadata Field content from external sources

Not too long ago I wrote an article about how to create hierarchical metadata fields using Cantemo’s REST API. Given that this was really more of a “how to” and not a real world use case, I decided that I’d try and tackle a commonly asked for hierarchical field – worldwide location.   The goal … Continue reading “Creating Cantemo Portal Hierarchy Metadata Field content from external sources”

Creating and modifying hierarchical metadata programmatically with Cantemo Portal

As of Cantemo Portal 2.2, we can now create hierarchical metadata fields in the system. Obviously when we have large data sets, this may be uncomfortable to do by hand. Luckily, there is a REST API that allows us to create, delete, and update metadata hierarchies. To get IDs on fields we know are hierarchy … Continue reading “Creating and modifying hierarchical metadata programmatically with Cantemo Portal”

Using Python to talk to Archiware P5’s CLI API

I get asked all the time how the Archiware P5 CLI works. It is actually a fairly intuitive CLI, the docs can be found at Archiware’s knowledgebase here. Below is a heavily commented python script for doing some of the basics with P5 archive via the CLI. This code should work with Python 2.6 and … Continue reading “Using Python to talk to Archiware P5’s CLI API”