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Vector Tile Server using PostGIS

Posted by: James Banting in technology mapping web development ogr2ogr postgis GIS open source tools node 2 weeks, 6 days ago

We recently held a hackathon at Sparkgeo where we split into a couple teams and turned an idea we had been toying with, but never actually had the time to implement, into a working product. Joe Burkinshaw, Parmvir Thind, and myself were team MVT-MVP aka Map-Zuckerberg.

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Image Be Gone

Posted by: Will Cadell in spatial analytics Data mapping satellites analytics 10 months ago

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PostGIS, CartoDB Bounding Box Trick

Posted by: Will Cadell in mapping cartodb web development postgis google maps leaflet 3 years, 2 months ago

When pulling out CartoDB or PostGIS data into a web mapping environment like LeaftletJS or Google Maps, it is handy to know the bounding box of the data in question. The bounding box is a convenient way to ensure your data is fully visible to the user, no matter what platform they are using or how responsive the viewport is.

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UPDATE With CartoDB Via PostGIS

Posted by: Will Cadell in postgis cartodb mapping cartocss web development 3 years, 2 months ago

I had made the assumption that CartoDB was all about data delivery. Much like the deprecated Google Maps Engine, I had assumed CartoDB's value was really in fast data rendering and distribution.

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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 3 years, 2 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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