Social Dining at CNU


DiningBuddy is a social dining experiment created for Christopher Newport University.

The goal of the project is to create a social dining experience on campus that allows students to share information about the dining halls from their smartphones.

By using the location services of these devices and a digital GPS coordinate-based map of campus, it is possible to determine how many students using the app are present in a dining hall at any given time. By combining this data with information provided by students about how crowded their dining hall is, the service attempts to make a prediction about the overall status of the location.

For more information: see the about page.

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Get the App

You can download DiningBuddy for iPhone or Android.

Get Support

Please contact me with any issues you discover when using the app: I'm open to all suggestions and feedback. You can reach me by email ( ad@mfendley.com ) or on twitter ( @gravity_low ).

You can also discuss the service on CNU's subreddit: http://www.reddit.com/r/CNU/