Frequently Asked Questions
What is RAPP?
RAPP (Robot Application Platform) is an ecosystem of robot apps, cloud platforms and the interconnecting API. It is a 3-tier ecosystem: API, Cloud and Apps.
Does it cost anything?
RAPP is open-source and free as in free beer. It is licensed under Apache 2.0.
Where is the API/SDK?
- The C++ API is hosted by Ortelio
- The Node.JS API is also hosted on NPM
- The Python API is still hosted on branch
Where is the Platform?
The RAPP platform is hosted on Github.
Can I build an app?
Yes of course! You can find tutorials for the API, developing applications for robots, and much more!
What are the terms for distributing an app?
Currently all apps are assumed to be open-source. This means that you are free to chose any open-source license you want.
Where can I download an app?
At the moment, you can obtain apps programmatically from https://api.rapp.cloud. Soon we will add functionality to download from the command line.
If you would like a new cloud service, drop us an email firstname.lastname@example.org and we will evaluate the feasibility of implementing such a service
If your question isn't answered here you can chat with us on Gitter