Here you will find the technical documentation of the Wayfinder software. The aim is to cover both operational information such as running the servers and compile new maps as well as further development of the software.
The Wayfinder software is a client-server based system for navigation and different related location-based-services, including mapping and searching for places and addresses. The server is designed to be highly scalable and has a distributed architecture and runs on Linux CentOS operating system. Several clients, supporting a wide range of mobile phone platforms, are available and includes navigation clients for Symbian S60, iPhone and Android. Support for importing Open Street Map data is available.
Getting Started Guide
How to build and run both the server and the clients
The latest version of all the source code is available in a few different repositories at GitHub, as public projects. In order to be able to contribute your changes back to the code base, just get in contact with the administrators.
The source code is licensed under the BSD license, see below. Even if contributing back your improvements is not required by this license, we encourage this to make the code base evolve and develop.
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