ALDIS mobile

hosting, html/css, javascript, php

Live thunderstorm map, showing the most accurate data from ALDIS, the Austrian Lightning Detection and Information System.

ALDIS mobile is a unique way to show the current lightning and thunderstorm data, collected by ALDIS – Austrian Lightning Detection and Information System. The site provides a Google Maps powered desktop and mobile version. Both optimized for performance in high load situations (the site is quite popular and has high traffic peaks on days with thunderstorms) and usability.

There is also a distinct mobile version for older (non smartphone) devices that do not support JavaScript or if the data connection is bad and every byte counts.

We use nginx as reverse proxy on the hosting side and advanced caching techniques, to provide enough performance in high load situations.