Checkin Outside helps outdoor enthusiasts share their whereabouts with family and friends
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README.md

General


Author

  • Josh McIntyre

Website

  • jmcintyre.net

Overview

  • Checkin Outside helps outdoor enthusiasts share their whereabouts with family and friends

Development


Git Workflow

  • master for releases (merge development)
  • development for bugfixes and new features

Building

  • make build Build the application
  • make load Load the database
  • make clean Clean the build and data directories

Features

  • Gather the user's GPS location and checkin time via a web browser
  • Send automated emails to pre-configured contacts with the user's location information and checkin time
  • Include a link to OpenStreetMap in the email so contacts can easily see where the user is

Requirements

  • Requires Javascript and AJAX support

Platforms

  • Firefox
  • Chrome

Usage


Configuration

  • Configure web users and their respective contacts when building the application

Web Browser Usage

  • Log in using the pre-configured username and password
  • Allow the browser to share your location
  • Click the "Check in" button to send emails to your contacts