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Camptocamp was awarded Silver at the Best of Swiss Web Award 2019!

26 April 2019

April 17, 2019

Camptocamp won a Silver prize at the Best of Swiss Web Award Night for the “Suisse Alpine 2020” project in collaboration with the SAC!Best of Swiss Web Award CamptocampAt the Best of Swiss Web Award Night, Camptocamp received the Silver in the technology category for outstanding technical work.

The core of the Suisse Alpine 2020 project (SA 2020) is the high-quality reviewed route descriptions by SAC authors. Camptocamp developed the map components, the backend and the route collection tool.Bestofswisswebaward_Camptocamp

The capture tool was developed using a range of open source technologies:

  • A Python API publishes the content on the website and on other platforms, such as https://map.schweizmobil.ch
  • A JavaScript ES6 API with Openlayers provides modules with features for integrating routes into the guided tour portal
  • Web maps with QGIS Server
  • The CI/CD with Jenkins offers modern deployment patterns
  • The application is hosted in the cloud as a scalable platform both vertically and horizontally
  • PostgreSQL/GIS
  • Single Sign On

Further background information and details on the course of the project were published as a practical example on page 44 in the new open source study: https://oss-studie.ch/assets/OSS-Studie2018.pdf

In the German presentation, you could get a more detailed overview of the SAC Project.

We would like to thank the SAC for this superb opportunity and for the excellent cooperation and our staff for their ongoing commitment.

We are proud to support this unique project and look forward to further projects where we can provide our Open Source expertise.