Archives for the ‘Applications’ Category

Find Craft Beer with your iPhone

By • Nov 24th, 2009 • Category: Applications, Mobile

Beer Mapping member SiB57 has created an iPhone application that will help you Find Craft Beer. Check out the official site for the Find Craft Beer application at findcraftbeer.com This application uses the Beer Mapping API to find Breweries, Brewpubs, Beer Bars, Stores or Homebrew Shops near your current location. The app displays review scores [...]



Just like Scratch-n-Sniff but without the Smell

By • May 26th, 2009 • Category: Applications, Feature Updates, Mobile

We’ve added a new feature to the Location Review pages that may or may not be useful. But we think it’s pretty damned cool none the less. The new feature is a little graphic that appears in what used to be some white space above and to the right of the location address information. This [...]



National Beer Related Point of Interest Stimulus Package

By • May 21st, 2009 • Category: Applications

From today through Memorial Day we’re offering a 25% discount on our GPS Point of Interest subscriptions. Normally a 15 dollar purchase, we’re offering it to you at a reduced cost, so that you’ll have the ability to plan your summer vacations a bit better. Gas prices are steadily rising; take advantage of this deal [...]



HI TWITTERS!

By • Apr 22nd, 2009 • Category: Applications, Map Releases

Now that Oprah has made it clear that twitter is here to stay, we at the Beer Mapping Project have begun to embrace the technology! Actually, if you’ve been following us for a while, you know we have been working on our attempts to blend Beer Mapping and the Twitter API for some time now [...]



Follow Your Buddies

By • Jun 22nd, 2008 • Category: Applications, Feature Updates

We have launched a Buddy Activity page that tracks the site updates from the people on your Buddy List. The goal is to provide a community building page much like the updates pages that you will find on sites like Facebook.com or Linkedin.com. The Buddy Activity page will display the site actions of the people [...]



Beer Location of the Day!

By • Jun 13th, 2008 • Category: Applications, Feature Updates

We have a new Google Homepage Widget (google.com/ig) to release today. This widget simply displays the randomly chosen “Location of the Day”. If you need some more bling for your Google Homepage, check out an example of the blog below and click the “+ google” button underneath the example widget to add it to your [...]



Beer Mapping Informational Widgets

By • May 26th, 2008 • Category: Applications, Feature Updates

We have now added yet another way that you can take content from The Beer Mapping Project and add it to your site. Our newest “Widget” will contain pertinent information about a location in our database. All locations are available to be used in a widget, you simply have to click the proper link on [...]



Beer + Twitter + Maps = Family Circus Style Pub Crawls

By • Apr 5th, 2008 • Category: Applications, Feature Updates, Mobile

Twitter is a one hundred and forty character blog. “That’s dumb”, is likely what you are thinking and I must admit that I was skeptical at first too. But twitter is heavily integrated into mobile and non mobile devices and inputs like text messaging from your phone or updates from your instant messaging program. If [...]



Tools and Applications Pages

By • Dec 14th, 2007 • Category: Applications, Feature Updates

We are trying to consolidate some of the information available to users into a few locations that will hopefully be easy to find and read. There is now a page on the site called Tools and Applications where you can see a quick rundown on some options that you have for interacting with The Beer [...]



Breweries I’ve Visited Facebook Application Teaser

By • Dec 4th, 2007 • Category: Applications, Other Stuff

Here are some quick images to let you know how the “Breweries I’ve Visited” facebook application is proceeding. Basically, this is going to be a “lighter” version of the main site focusing solely on Breweries and Brewpubs. The goal is to make it a simple yet potentially spreadable application that can easily be passed from [...]