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Harald Pehl on OpenShift

Name: Harald Pehl

Hometown: Munich, Germany

Twitter and blog: @haraldpehl

Primary development language(s): Java

Technology you're most interested in right now: GWT, REST, JEE

Application currently hosted on OpenShift: Schlawiner (german for sly fox)

Technologies used: HTML5, CSS3, SVG, GWT, Errai

What's it do?

Schlawiner is a game of dice where you have to reach numbers between 1 and 100 using the basic arithmetics +, -, * and / in any order. The game is played with three dice. Each dice number can be multiplied with 10 or 100 and must be used exactly once.

The differences between the numbers and the calculated results are summed up. The player with the smallest difference wins.

What motivated you to create the application?

I wrote this game long time ago on the Amiga 500 in C++. As I wanted to give Errai a try, I decided to implement it as a web app. The game should look smooth and should use the latest web technologies like HTML5, CSS3 and SVG.

What are the most compelling features of OpenShift?

Really easy to use. Developer friendly (like GIT integration)

What are some features you'd like to see in OpenShift?

Feature rich web based admin console.


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