Local to our offices in Newhaven, near Brighton, is a swing bridge that goes over the River Ouse. When this bridge is opened to allow vessels to pass, the traffic on the A259 is stopped.
This can add an extra 20 minutes to your journey time if you were not aware of this opening time and happen to get caught out.
The times of the openings are published on signs, either side of the bridge and their website. We provided an Android widget that can be placed on the home screen of an Android device which will display the latest advised opening times of the bridge.
We also tied the whole thing to Twitter so that an account would automatically Tweet that time also.
- Android SDK
- Twitter API
- Web Data parsing