Faith in the Five Boroughs
Team: Scott Elliott, Tim Nabzdyk, Matt Ozug, Timothy Stegner. Bios and Q&A »
About the Project: Faith in the Five Boroughs documents the role that faith and religious communities play in the lives of immigrants and their children in New York.
- jQuery to traverse the HTML Document, handle events, and make AJAX requests.
- Google Web Fonts, an open web font to enhance the visual design.
- DropBox to share documents, images, and to use as a means for version control.
- Google Maps API to display a map of NYC and place geo-tagged images.
- Google Maps Style Wizard to desaturate and simplify the map.
- Flickr API to acquire crowd sourced images based on specific tags.
- Google Places API to acquire community identified religious places.
- Twitter API to acquire crowd sourced tweets based on specific tags.
- Note: all are free and open source tools.