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Facebook, Here and another nail in Bing Maps' coffin?

Posted by: Will Cadell in news consulting Cartography 1 year, 1 month ago

I noticed a small change in the maps provided by facebook today. In the bottom left corner they say Here, not Bing. Go take a look.

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A Multi Season Trail Map With Mapbox & CartoDB

Posted by: Will Cadell in Cartography cartodb mapbox mapping web development cartocss technology leaflet 2 years, 3 months ago

A trail map is seemingly so simple. But, to create a really 'good' trail map we need to consider a few key things:

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Styling Lines With CartoCSS

Posted by: Will Cadell in Cartography cartodb cartocss 2 years, 3 months ago

A short example of CartoCSS class-based line rendering.

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Scale in a time of web maps

Posted by: Will Cadell in Open Data Cartography technology web development GIS google maps consulting Data 2 years, 7 months ago

Scale has taken on a completely new meaning for me. In my training and early career, scale referred to a conversion measurement indicating a comparison between a measurement on a paper map and a measurement in the real world. The big 'thing' about GIS was that it was scale-less; you could zoom in as much as you wanted and the map changes accordingly, amazing!

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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, 8 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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