[owncloud-devel] GPS Tracker for OwnCloud

Nico Mittenzwey nico.mittenzwey at posteo.de
Thu Apr 17 18:19:05 GMT 2014

Hi Jan-Christoph,
wonderful! Now this is a great starting point!
I'll take a look at it and talk to Qingping :)

Am 16.04.2014 10:11, schrieb Jan-Christoph Borchardt:
> and a great opportunity for collaboration on the Android side is the
> OsmAnd app: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=net.osmand
> Also open source at https://github.com/osmandapp
> OsmAnd is a solid app, already has wide exposure, and a strong community
> which can help you on the Android development side.
> And best: They already have a plugin for GPX logging:
> https://code.google.com/p/osmand/wiki/HowToGpxRecord
> Which can also track to online services. They use this syntax:
> http://example.com?lat={0}&lon={1}&timestamp={2}&hdop={3}&altitude={4}&speed={5}

> So basically it boils down enable the ownCloud Maps app to handle this.
> I bet Qingping Hou who develops it (cc'd on this mail), would be really
> happy about more contributors. :) And I guess GPX tracking was on the
> roadmap anyway so that fits perfectly.
> On Di 15 Apr 2014 21:35:31 CEST, Nico Mittenzwey wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Am 11.04.2014 08:59, schrieb Marcel Herrguth:
>>> I really would look forward to it, I wouldn't need to transfer such
>>> sensitive data to dropbox... :-)
>>> Are you planning a optional offline mode as well?
>> Since I want to use as much of OwnCloud as possible: Yes. The tracks /
>> positions will be saved in files which are handled by the OwnCloud
>> client.
>> Am 10.04.2014 22:49, schrieb Jan-Christoph Borchardt:
>>> For the web interface part it would be best to collaborate with the
>>> work-in-progress Maps application. Check it out at
>>> http://github.com/owncloud/maps
>> Thanks for the hint. I'll check it out.
>> Also to the others: Thanks for your comments. They show me I'm on the
>> right way. However, since I never wrote an app for Android before, I
>> need to learn that now... How hard can it be? ;)
>> If anyone wants she or he can start the project or something similar on
>> github in the meantime - otherwise I will, as soon as my prototype is
>> running.
>> Cheers,
>> Nico
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