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MapTracker – a Play! 2.1 demo

Use of Play! 2.1 (Java API) with Twitter Bootstrap, WebSockets, Akka and OpenLayers.

The purpose of this project is to show a moving vehicle on a map. The location of the vehicle is sent to the server through a REST call, and the connected users can see the vehicle moving in real-time on their map.

Please take a look at this article to have explanations.

You can find the Play 2.0 version in the play-2.0 branch of this git repository.

Known issue

It may not work under Windows, because of a Play bug :

java.lang.RuntimeException: java.lang.RuntimeException:
comp.deps.SortedDependencies$MissingProvideException: module$maptracker

To solve this, move maptracker.js from app/asset/javascript to public/javascript.

Javascript dependencies

The following libraries have been used in the project :

Thanks to… for the icons.


Copyright 2012 Ekito –

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