Beer Festival Mobile App Updated

Me showing off the beerfest mobile app I created

Me showing off the beerfest mobile app I created (pic for local paper)

It’s July 2014 and I’ve been finding the time to update the popular mobile App I did for last two year’s festivals.  It contains the cask beers, bottled beers, and ciders – well it will once I process the excel files into my MySQL database.

The lists do change up to the last minute, so I’ll try and keep them spot on – but the main bulk of the beers are ordered and will be on their way.

The tasting notes and strengths should all be there by the festival – they may just change a little now in the next couple of weeks.

The mobile app should work on any mobile device – be that iPhone or Android, as it’s a ‘web app’ – it’s really a custom website for mobile use.   It lets you find beers by strength, style, brewery, or part of the world if you’re in the bottled beer section.

There’s even a free text search if you are looking for beers with specific flavours of hops, and it does work :-)

There’s also other festival info – opening times, the bands etc – and of course VOTING on the beers, so you can vote for your favourites, and even see what everyone else likes too.

Enjoy and please let anyone who will be visiting the festival know about the app – share the url; – cheers and enjoy the festival!

Krispy and Ross

My brother (left) and myself enjoying a real ale at the festival. Attendance was up this year

Author: Krispy

Webmaster of this and many websites over the years. I've been a Senior developer (Java JEE and Oracle DB, specialising in SEAM/JSF/Hibernate web development). Ex Lead Developer at New Scientist magazine, where I worked on creating a new WordPress based website, using almost 100% custom created widgets, plugins and theme. My own projects include websites created in WordPress and custom written with PHP and MySQL, and have my own dedicated Windows server to run them from. Currently proud of; My several darts websites; - Darts, Beers & Cheers, and - Darts Open Tournament database. I also run websites for over ten of the elite players on the PDC tour, and two for darts management companies. Married, one cat. Beer fanatic (wife probably says bore) - I'm becoming an expert in real ale, craft ales, and Belgium and German beers. If expert means enjoying them. I've also dabbling in doing a bit of extract home brew. CAMRA member, and now regular guest judge for the local Beer festival. I've even created the 'semi official' web app for the Peterborough Beer festival (2nd largest in the country). Play a little darts (badly for Stilton), and watch .. LOTS of darts. Also a fan of the local footy team - UP THE POSH!

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