Personal - Doomcast

Gleans data from government APIs & social media to alert users to nearby disasters.

  • Pulls data from REST APIS & XML feeds. Sources include Twitter REST API, USGS, Weather Underground, US Forest Service, NASA’s JPL & FEMA.
  • Event data is normalized, categorized & reverse geocoded.
  • Google Maps API displays events within a user’s area or ip address.
  • Users can sign up, set a location, alert radius & notification preferences.
  • Twilio API sends users SMS alerts for events in their notification radius.
  • Events can be created/updated/deleted by registered users.

Role: Principal

Live Site: https://doomcast.herokuapp.com/