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Better web maps with map analytics

Posted by: Will Cadell in Cartography analytics news user experience technology mapping code spatial analytics google maps leaflet 2 years, 10 months ago

Analytics are a great tool for monitoring and reporting on website traffic and user interactions. It is reasonablely expected that, as a web developer I will use analytics to better understand my users and deliver them with incrementally improving services and experiences.

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Disparate data, technology fiefdoms (and 65 pictures of your cat) - Video

Posted by: Will Cadell in Open Data Data 3 years, 1 month ago

Will Cadell (@geo_will) presented at FOSS4G 2014. He talked about the importance of considering the commonwealth of data when publishing open data products. Check out his presentation here >>>

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Build a better map with analytics -- video

Posted by: Will Cadell in analytics news user experience technology mapping web development spatial analytics google maps leaflet 3 years, 2 months ago

Dustin Sampson (@gridcell), one of our geospatial developers presented the core ideas behind tracking slippy map analytics at FOSS4G in September (2014, Portland). Check out his presentation here >>>

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Sliptics, spatial analytics to help you build a better map.

Posted by: sparkgeo in analytics news technology mapping web development spatial analytics GIS google maps leaflet 3 years, 2 months ago

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Mapping Exif Files

Posted by: Will Cadell in technology open source tools google maps code 3 years, 7 months ago

This is a quick note on how to map images in a directory purely from their exif files. An exif file is one which contains the meta data of the image. If the image was taken by a phone of GPS enabled camera, then a location will also be contained within that file. To read that directory on the webserver we need to use a CGI script. For our purposes we will use python.

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