Adam DuVander  @adamd ProgrammableWeb
John Cooke Location: It's Everywhere
Johan Larsson
 
 
 
http://www.flickr.com/photos/a2gemma/1448178195/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/dottiemae/5393993010/ Short Mapping History
All Those Mapping APIs
http://www.flickr.com/photos/rodrigorosas/3475686054/ 1 web map to rule them all
Subramanian  Kabilan Open Location Data
http://www.flickr.com/photos/rossaroni/4972841433/ Ways To Be
http://www.flickr.com/photos/balamurugan/655338758/ Map Scripting with Style
RR DONNELLEY founded 1864 Cartographic Services founded 1967 Geosystems founded 1994
Do you know the way to San Jose?
 
Geocoding in 2004 123 Example Street -26.204, 28.045
Geocoding in 2004 123 Example Street -26.204, 28.045 <ul><li>Download data
Install BerkleyDB
Compile database
Install Geocoder::US
Run Perl script </li></ul>
 
 
 
housingmaps.com
chicagocrime.org
 
 
 
at least 40 map control APIs programmableweb.com
your code http://www.flickr.com/photos/25722571@N08/5549789515/
your code http://www.flickr.com/photos/25722571@N08/5549789515/
your  ^ code http://www.flickr.com/photos/25722571@N08/5549789515/ new, completely rewritten
http://www.flickr.com/photos/rodrigorosas/3475686054/ your code ~10 more
mapscripting.com mapstraction.com
 
http://www.flickr.com/photos/trippchicago/3769904793/ Open Location Data
over 250 &quot;mapping&quot; APIs programmableweb.com
100+ Place databases
41 Geocoding Services 123 Example Street -26.204, 28.045
52 Geolocation Services 127.0.0.1 -26.204, 28.045
4 Government Mapping APIs + 137 other gov APIs
 
 
http://www.flickr.com/photos/aaronleavy/24456381/
&quot;OpenStreetMap is a free editable map of the whole world. It is made by people like you.&quot;
http://vimeo.com/16105837 2006
http://vimeo.com/16105837 2010
OSM South Africa Johannesburg Midrand Pretoria Bloemfontein Cape Town Durban Port Elizabeth East London
open.mapquestapi.com http://www.flickr.com/photos/59937401@N07/5929474535/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/webb-zahn/3596086689/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/clarkstonscamp/4680686594/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/freecat/70462411/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/carnielewis187/5672407960/
mapbox.com/ipad
Johan Larsson
Dani Gama
 
3 Easy Ways to  Stand Out http://www.flickr.com/photos/12287146@N04/5197070851/
1. Shed the Teardrop Icons
2. Interact Outside the Map 1.
2. 1. 3. Clean Things Up
2. 1. 3. 4. Locate Your Users BONUS
http://www.flickr.com/photos/balamurugan/655338758/ Map Scripting with Style
http://www.flickr.com/photos/zapthedingbat/2700033422/ base map styling rungs 3
 
 
 
 
http://www.flickr.com/photos/zapthedingbat/2700033422/ TileMill Cloudmade Google 3 2 1
1. Google
1. Google
1. Google
2. CloudMade 1.
2. CloudMade 1.
2. 1. 3. TileMill
2. 1. 3. TileMill
2. 1. 3. 4. TileDrawer BONUS
http://www.flickr.com/photos/zapthedingbat/2700033422/ TileMill <ul><li>Import shapefiles
Host yourself (or pay MapBox)
Ultimate control </li></ul>Cloudmade <ul><li>Open data
Zoom level control
Not Google </li></ul>Google <ul><li>De-facto map API
Super-reliable
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Maps 4 Africa

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