GSAK Version 8 Beta Posted … Supports Geocaching.com API
Not for the feint of heart, but GSAK – the Geocaching Swiss Army Knife has posted a beta of the next major version. Version 8 is going to be a chargeable upgrade, but in the mean time you can play with the beta version using your version 7 registration key.
The big update here is that you can interact with the Geocaching.com public API using GSAK 8. This is an extremely useful bit of functionality – just think about the potential for this in the macro section for example
Version 8 includes many changes since Version 7, but probably the 3 biggest of note are:
1. Increased functionality by leveraging the new Groundspeak api
2. Support for custom data (virtually unlimited number of fields)
3. A newer, more modern look and feel
The rest of the changes are located here.
If you are a macro developer, or a GSAK power user who wants to try the new program before it’s complete go on over and download it. If you are not ready to use potentially broken software, or put up with bugs wait until the final release.
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