[MlMt] Asana Integration Bundle

Chris Jones cjones at autonomic.ca
Sat Apr 11 20:06:45 EDT 2015

Thanks Benny,

I will have a peak at required curl commands and get back to you once I 
have something working.


On 10 Apr 2015, at 0:51, Benny Kjær Nielsen wrote:

> On 10 Apr 2015, at 5:16, Chris Jones wrote:
>> I'm not sure if I'm reaching for the stars here but would it be 
>> possible to build a bundle to integrate MailMate with Asana?
> A quick look on the API reveals that `curl` can be used to create a 
> task:
> 	curl -u <api_key>: https://app.asana.com/api/1.0/tasks \
> 		-d "assignee=1235" \
> 		-d "followers[0]=5678" \
> 		-d "name=Hello, world%21" \
> 		-d "notes=How are you today%3F" \
> 		-d "projects=14641" \
> 		-d "workspace=14916"
>> Since Asana is a webapp would it be possible to open the email in 
>> MailMate from Asana?
> That's not a problem. MailMate can generate `message:` URLs and they 
> are opened by MailMate if MailMate is the default email client (it 
> also works for Apple Mail).
>> Asana is becoming quite popular amongst teams so it would probably 
>> add value to MailMate's bundle offering.
> I don't currently have the time to create new bundles. I imagine it 
> would be easiest to use the Todoist bundle as a starting point for 
> creating an Asana bundle since it also requires the use of an API key 
> (named a token in Todoist I think), but it seems that for Asana this 
> is not the only variable needed (projects, assignee?, workspace?).
> Well, it's probably faster for me to create a bundle than it is to 
> explain how it's done. You can contact me off list if you would like 
> to help that happen. Primarily, I need you to play with the `curl` 
> commands needed to do what you want with Asana.
> -- 
> Benny
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