Building MapAttack: a realtime geofence game

A session at Keeping It Realtime Conference 2011

Monday 7th November, 2011

4:45pm to 5:20pm (PST)

Drake will talk about what it takes to build, MapAttack, a truly real-time location-based geofencing game. Challenges and limitations, advantages and disadvantages will be discussed.

He'll also discuss the technology behind MapAttack, including Sinatra Synchrony for Ruby, which he built specifically for the Geoloqi's geofencing game MapAttack. He'll also cover what it took to build Geoloqi's real-time streaming API and how it can be used to bring real-time location functionality to existing applications.

Kyle Drake is a software engineer at Geoloqi. Drake helped build Geoloqi's real-time location-streaming API, and he developed the Sinatra Synchrony framework for Ruby specifically for MapAttack, a real-time location-based urban geofencing game built on the Geoloqi platform.

He also developed some of the top Facebook applications as a senior Facebook app developer at Dachis group in Portland, Oregon.

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Kyle Drake

GeoLoqi, MapAttack

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Time 4:45pm5:20pm PST

Date Mon 7th November 2011

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