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h1. TidePools: Social WiFi

By Jonathan Baldwin

TidePools is social, collaborative mapping software for wireless mesh community networks <>

h2. Getting Started

* You must have a local or remote server to run TidePools with: Linux, Apache, MongoDB, PHP
* Map Tiles can be hosted locally or linked to remotely. Red Hook map tiles were generated with OpenStreetMap data, run through TileMill, and processed into .PNG map tiles with
* RedHook map tiles are not included in this git repository, due to folder/file sizes. Download the map tiles at:
* These instructions will be updated with more information soon, please email with any questions for now.

h2. Runtime Dependencies

* LeafletJS: Map Rendering Engine (JS)
* jQuery: Javascript Frameworks
* MongoDB: noSQL Database

h2. License

TidePools source files are made available under the terms of the
  GNU Affero General Public License (AGPL).  See individual files for

TidePools images, designs and logos are made available under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0). Copyright (c) 2012 Jonathan Baldwin <>
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