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Location is everywhere. There are many tools, APIs and open datasets that can give anyone a boost toward

Location is everywhere. There are many tools, APIs and open datasets that can give anyone a boost toward

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  • 1. Adam DuVander @adamd ProgrammableWeb
  • 2. John Cooke Location: It's Everywhere
  • 3. Johan Larsson
  • 4.  
  • 5.  
  • 6.  
  • 7. http://www.flickr.com/photos/a2gemma/1448178195/
  • 8. http://www.flickr.com/photos/dottiemae/5393993010/ Short Mapping History
  • 9. All Those Mapping APIs
  • 10. http://www.flickr.com/photos/rodrigorosas/3475686054/ 1 web map to rule them all
  • 11. Subramanian Kabilan Open Location Data
  • 12. http://www.flickr.com/photos/rossaroni/4972841433/ Ways To Be
  • 13. http://www.flickr.com/photos/balamurugan/655338758/ Map Scripting with Style
  • 14. RR DONNELLEY founded 1864 Cartographic Services founded 1967 Geosystems founded 1994
  • 15. Do you know the way to San Jose?
  • 16.  
  • 17. Geocoding in 2004 123 Example Street -26.204, 28.045
  • 18. Geocoding in 2004 123 Example Street -26.204, 28.045
    • Download data
    • 19. Install BerkleyDB
    • 20. Compile database
    • 21. Install Geocoder::US
    • 22. Run Perl script
  • 23.  
  • 24.  
  • 25.  
  • 26. housingmaps.com
  • 27. chicagocrime.org
  • 28.  
  • 29.  
  • 30.  
  • 31. at least 40 map control APIs programmableweb.com
  • 32. your code http://www.flickr.com/photos/25722571@N08/5549789515/
  • 33. your code http://www.flickr.com/photos/25722571@N08/5549789515/
  • 34. your ^ code http://www.flickr.com/photos/25722571@N08/5549789515/ new, completely rewritten
  • 35. http://www.flickr.com/photos/rodrigorosas/3475686054/ your code ~10 more
  • 36. mapscripting.com mapstraction.com
  • 37.  
  • 38. http://www.flickr.com/photos/trippchicago/3769904793/ Open Location Data
  • 39. over 250 "mapping" APIs programmableweb.com
  • 40. 100+ Place databases
  • 41. 41 Geocoding Services 123 Example Street -26.204, 28.045
  • 42. 52 Geolocation Services 127.0.0.1 -26.204, 28.045
  • 43. 4 Government Mapping APIs + 137 other gov APIs
  • 44.  
  • 45.  
  • 46. http://www.flickr.com/photos/aaronleavy/24456381/
  • 47. "OpenStreetMap is a free editable map of the whole world. It is made by people like you."
  • 48. http://vimeo.com/16105837 2006
  • 49. http://vimeo.com/16105837 2010
  • 50. OSM South Africa Johannesburg Midrand Pretoria Bloemfontein Cape Town Durban Port Elizabeth East London
  • 51. open.mapquestapi.com http://www.flickr.com/photos/59937401@N07/5929474535/
  • 52. http://www.flickr.com/photos/webb-zahn/3596086689/
  • 53. http://www.flickr.com/photos/clarkstonscamp/4680686594/
  • 54. http://www.flickr.com/photos/freecat/70462411/
  • 55. http://www.flickr.com/photos/carnielewis187/5672407960/
  • 56. mapbox.com/ipad
  • 57. Johan Larsson
  • 58. Dani Gama
  • 59.  
  • 60. 3 Easy Ways to Stand Out http://www.flickr.com/photos/12287146@N04/5197070851/
  • 61. 1. Shed the Teardrop Icons
  • 62. 2. Interact Outside the Map 1.
  • 63. 2. 1. 3. Clean Things Up
  • 64. 2. 1. 3. 4. Locate Your Users BONUS
  • 65. http://www.flickr.com/photos/balamurugan/655338758/ Map Scripting with Style
  • 66. http://www.flickr.com/photos/zapthedingbat/2700033422/ base map styling rungs 3
  • 67.  
  • 68.  
  • 69.  
  • 70.  
  • 71. http://www.flickr.com/photos/zapthedingbat/2700033422/ TileMill Cloudmade Google 3 2 1
  • 72. 1. Google
  • 73. 1. Google
  • 74. 1. Google
  • 75. 2. CloudMade 1.
  • 76. 2. CloudMade 1.
  • 77. 2. 1. 3. TileMill
  • 78. 2. 1. 3. TileMill
  • 79. 2. 1. 3. 4. TileDrawer BONUS
  • 80. http://www.flickr.com/photos/zapthedingbat/2700033422/ TileMill
    • Import shapefiles
    • 81. Host yourself (or pay MapBox)
    • 82. Ultimate control
    Cloudmade Google
    • De-facto map API
    • 85. Super-reliable
    • 86. Minimal tweaks
    3 2 1
  • 87. 2004 Not Possible in
  • 88. 2004 2009 Not Possible in
  • 89. Today Way Possible
  • 90. Ways to Get Started
  • 91. 1. Buy My Book
  • 92. 2. Check Out Mapstraction Sandboxes 1. mapstraction.appspot.com AND mapscripting.appspot.com
  • 93. 2. 1. 3. Ask Me Questions ? ? ? ?
  • 94. 2. 1. 3. 4. Ask Me Questions NOW BONUS ? ? ? ? !
  • 95. Adam DuVander @adamd ProgrammableWeb Thank You