How We Built TipTheWeb.org
TipTheWeb.org is built using a variety of technologies and tools. The software libraries
we use are predominantly open-source, and we benefit from many free standards and protocols.
We would like to thank the people behind these projects which make TipTheWeb possible.
In The Browser
Our User Interface is written in
We make heavy use of the
Yahoo’s YQL service
to efficiently communicate with other web services.
We also use YUI 3 Gallery modules:
Icons throughout the User Interface are from the Pictos collection.
On The Server
Our server software is written in
We run our software in an
environment combined with the
and we’ve built our server-side web layer on top of the
library, with which we use the
Simple web server.
to store our data, via their
We deploy TipTheWeb on
service, and make use of several other
We also use
Commons IO and Codec,
Joda Time, and
We use the
standards in our sign-in process, as well as other parts of our application, implemented with the