My last entry about Google AppEngine and Facebook Applications was written during the development of RepresentedBy, a Facebook application which is still in a rough beta state, but has finally been opened up to the general public.
The goal of RepresentedBy is to:
- To increase civic engagement.
- To increase personal awareness of the legislators representing you in Congress and how they are voting on important issues.
- To share information about your representatives with your friends, and to encourage civic engagement among your peers.
- To provide an open source learning template for Facebook applications developed with Google App Engine.
The app is still in beta, but once it’s ready for release sometime in late March, then the source code will be made available. In the meantime, please check out the application and let me know what bugs you find, and any problems that you encounter.