@fribbledom nice idea, i've been contemplating something similar. I even looked at filament which can be laser engraved ;-)
It's doing exactly that ("connects to a database")... it's essentially just a URL pointing to an interface where I manage all the stuff.
@fribbledom It's neat.
@fribbledom Great idea!
@fribbledom Nice geeky idea :)
@fribbledom this is a really cool idea!
(And of course I checked ;) )
@fribbledom I'm introducing this to my D&D group that has gone totes nerd on 3d printing & all the possibilties. Could be super useful for keeping track of beasties on the board.
@fribbledom I love that idea. Curious what you're thinking for the backend. (And you really should've taken the opportunity to rickroll (; )
I've started writing a little Go backend, which stores the data, provides a little restful API to query it, generates the QR codes & prints them. I run it alongside OctoPrint on my Pi.
Cura / PrusaSlicer plugins on the other side, talking to the backend.
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