For everyone interested, here are some details about the software that was used for the development of guidemate
and about the technological aspects.
If you rather search for information about using guidemate and the idea behind it, have a look at the FAQs.
The application uses the Play Framework 2.8
and is written in the programming language Scala.
As a data base, we use mongoDB.
The Play framework's internal web server is combined with nginx. For SSL encryption we use Let's Encrypt.
- jQuery (plus some jQuery plugins)
- jPlayer for playback of audio tracks
- FileUploader for AJAX file uploads
- some other small libraries
For the styling of web pages, we employ SASS with Compass. For graphic editing, we mostly use Inkscape and GIMP.