This website represents a database of parking options in several formats—as HTML, GPX, PDF, and ePub files. The main job in building this website is to aggregate and augment AT parking information from multiple sources into a single repository underlying all presentation formats. The resulting database comprises a collection of YAML files, each of which describes parking for a single AT section. By and large, the database is currently growing south into Tennessee and eventually north into Maine. In-between sections are added in fits and starts (because I hiked them before starting this project); Maryland most actively.
The web pages are validated with W3C tools for HTML and CSS. They are reviewed mainly under Firefox. Occasionally, they are reviewed under alternative browsers Midori, Chromium, and Falkon. Once in a blue moon, they are reviewed under Safari, Chrome, and Microsoft Edge. The ePub files are further validated with EpubCheck, and they are lightly reviewed in Calibre software and on a NOOK e-reader. Support for CSS style-sheets and for Unicode glyphs varies among browsers and e-readers. If Firefox and Calibre are happy, then these notes are happy; there's no attempt to accommodate laggard viewers. GPX files are validated with either the Libxml2 or the Xerces XML tool kits. Spelling is checked with Hunspell.
The development platform for the database and code alike is the Fedora distribution of GNU, Linux, & Co.