Darwin Core Engine

#tdwg 2011

Darwin Core Engine


The Original Plan

Nah

Surprise!

Darwin Core Standard

"A vocabulary of words that biologists,
hackers, and citizen scientists use to broadly
describe the biodiversity of life on earth."

Use Case: Prepare

Use Case: Administer

Use Case: Publish

Use Case: Access

Constraint: Scalability

Constraint: Sustainability

Constraint: Usability

*aaS Approach

*aaS Approach

Hybrid Approach

Hybrid Approach

Balance Constraint Tradeoffs

CouchDB and HTML5

CouchDB

"An open source NoSQL database
that stores JSON documents."

CouchApp

Chris Anderson

HTML5

"A specification that supports
amazing browser capabilities
for building really great apps".

HTML5

"Capabilities include databases, file
system access, offline support,
vector graphics, threading, and more."

Live Demo

(boom)

CouchDB + HTML5

Thank You!