Just-in time delivery of custom data products is becoming a must to support a broader range of users involved in humanitarian assistance, disaster recovery, emergency management such as fire management.
EO-1 hyperion data can be custom-processed to detect fires, floods, contaminants, oil slicks… This requires sophisticated workflows involving many web services across many organizations and cooperating universities. This technology borrows heavily from the Business Process Management world.
Many developers have asked for details on how to integrate those components with Rails. Here is our first installment. Based on your feedback, we could take this in many different directions and even start a dialog.
Please, give us some feedback if this strikes your interest or if you have comments/questions/ideas.
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