A collection of perpetual beta apps displaying art and content on screens.
Version 2 is the current version of the system. It utilizes MVC, Entity Framework, WebAPI/REST, AngularJS and SignalR for real-time, bi-directional communication. The player is a windows forms executable that uses a full-screen chromium window.
Version 2 has a few apps, namely:
The Commons Art Project, a multi-channel slideshow displaying the wikimedia "pictures of the day".
Trainspotting , showing real-time arrival data, advisories, train locations and time tables for the New York City Subway.
Tap Station , showing a listing of beers on tap with varying fonts, colors, and with multi-screen dynamic pagination.
An assortment of art apps , adopted from JS1K and others.
Version 1 ran from 2009 - 2013. It used MVC with jQuery, Entity Framework, WebAPI/REST and a utilized polling architecture. The signage player was a windows forms executable that launched a verision of Firefox 3 running a custom plugin.