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.
The Android app is developed with
although not in the standard language Java, but – as the server software – in
The build tool is SBT with the
SBT Android plugin.
For displaying maps, we use MapBox.