Depart for Android

Depart for Android

In-house project used to explore Google App Engine and Google Cloud Endpoints. These two great technologies are changing the way apps are developed, allowing full stack development at a rapid pace and reduced costs.

Depart utilises App Engine to effortlessly scale, and intelligently cache live transport data for the fastest responses. Cloud SQL was used for the data backend, and SQLite for on device caching. The application utilises a fully compliant REST based API, exposed by Google Cloud Endpoints, and pre-fetches data to get arrival times as quick as possible for the power user.

Backend

REST based API utilising Google App Engine and Google Cloud Endpoints.

Apps

Native Android app targeting the latest APIs and development techniques.

Key Skills

  • Android
  • Google Maps (Android)
  • App Engine
  • Cloud Endpoints
  • REST / JSON

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