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Maps with Docker: OpenMapTiles at DockerConEU 2017

OpenStreetMap in Docker - world maps deployed in 15 minutes with https://openmaptiles.com/server/<p>== Take Control of Your Maps with Docker ==<p>Maps are an essential part of many online tools, user interfaces and products. Third-party services, such as Google Maps API, are often used, but thanks to …

Technique developed in Kenya offers a refined way to map tree cover

Scientists at the World Agroforestry Centre in Nairobi, Kenya, recently pioneered a new approach which uses satellite images and maps to show …

East Africa

Angry homeowner ingeniously uses Google Maps to call neighbour an a**hole

Dispute over purple-coloured garage door prompts elaborate revenge scheme.<p>A heated debate over garage doors led one US homeowner to enact an …

Application of Geographic Information System (GIS) in Smart Cities

<b>Why make our traditional cities “Smart”</b><p>Cities are spatial, cultural, social , economic, political, legal, democratic and ecological system. Spatial …

Smart Cities

ArcGIS maps in Illustrator and Photoshop

Design and communication professionals should be really excited about a recent development in mapping: <b>ArcGIS maps for the Adobe Creative Cloud</b>.<p><b>GIS</b> …

How to create pure react SVG maps with topojson and d3-geo

Since d3 has been split into smaller components in v4, pairing it with react has become more streamlined. Making declarative SVG maps with react, …

Data Visualization

Create more with the latest Windows 10 Maps updates

Hello! I’m Dave Alles, Partner Group Program Manager for the Windows Maps team. Our team delivers the Windows Maps app and the underlying map …

Maps

The Adorable Maps Today’s Cartographers Made as Kids

Here’s how eight mapmakers got their start, growing from youthful enthusiasts into successful professionals.<p>So many of the cartographers I’ve gotten to know while writing about maps seem to genuinely love their jobs. It’s one of those professions with a disproportionate number of people who are …

Buckminster Fuller’s Map of the World: The Innovation that Revolutionized Map Design (1943)

Last week we brought you news of a world map purportedly more accurate than any to date, designed by Japanese architect and artist Hajime Narukawa. …

Exploring New Technologies for Making Maps. Vector Tiles & WebGL (Part One)

Maps are both practical and political. They possess undoubtable utility for navigating the physical world and have a long history of being used to …

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The Best New Maps, According to Cartographers

The new Atlas of Design is a collection of beautiful, innovative, and unusual modern maps.<p>From charts of UFO sightings in the United States to surveys of bear population density in Finland to a 3-D visualization of where London’s airport employees live, a new collection of maps shows off the skill …

Maps

Android Geolocation APIs + Google Maps API: Getting Current Device's Coordinates And Using Them In Practical Purposes

Java Android GPS Example & Tutorial . . . Including Android M (6.0, API 23) . . . Using & Testing On Device & Emulators . . . PLUS: Google Maps …

Google Maps

Top 19 geovisualization tools, APIs and libraries that will let you create beautiful web maps

Creating a good web map is not an easy task but over the years we’ve seen plenty of amazing geovisualization examples. Almost all of them have been …

Apps Vs Maps: Why Paper Beats Tech On The PCT

After hiking 2,650 miles through the deserts, redwood forests, and rocky cliffs of the Pacific Crest Trail this summer, our team decided paper maps …

Hiking

Presentation - Recent and Relevant GIS startup Technologies - making our jobs easier and the World smaller

This week at the annual Mississippi Association for Spatial Technologies (MAST) Geospatial Conference at the Gulf Park Campus of University of …

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Pitch Perfect | Maps We Love

Why We Love It<p>When you overlay high-resolution aerial imagery from the pitches of 92 professional football clubs in England and Wales, you get a …

Bivariate Choropleth Maps: A How-to Guide

An Introduction to Leaflet and Shiny in R

title<p>author<p>date<p>runtime<p>output<p>Spatial Data On the Web<p>Simon Goring - Dash Consultants<p>March 4, …

Data Visualization

Mapmakers Blaze a Path Toward Conservation in Patagonia National Park

Cartographers Marty Schnure and Ross Donihue use Maps for Good to tell stories that would otherwise remain hidden.<p>Cartographers Ross Donihue, 27, and Marty Schnure, 28, used to work side by side in the maps division of National Geographic. They had their dream jobs, but one day in 2011, after …

Use of Earth Observation Data for Oil and Gas

<i>Ad:</i><p><i>Share:</i><p>Share on Facebook 41<p>Share on Twitter49<p>Share on Google Plus<p>Share on LinkedIn 36<p>Share on Digg<p>Print<p><i>Andrew Cutts, owner of ACGeospatial,</i> …

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