GeoTweet is an Java application that was created in the summer semester 2011 at the Databases course of B.Sc. Applied Computer Science (B-AI).

The task was to develop an application that makes use of a database with location data. Inspired by Twitter's geotagging feature, a tool was created to mark locations on an OpenStreetMap map with short messages (tweets) and to reply to messages from other users.

I still use GeoTweet for myself regulary to mark places I've been.

GeoTweet can't be released, because security[1]The application requires read and write access to the database which contains passwords in plaintext. and privacy[2]Because I'm the only one with access to the database, I do save names, addresses, dates of birth, e-mail-addresses and phone numbers of other people at their current (or former) residence. issues weren't considered during its development.

Languages Java, SQL
Technologies Swing, JDBC, MySQL
IDE Netbeans

Robin C. Ladiges / GeoTweet

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