Your SlideShare is downloading. ×
How Lanyrd does Geo
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Thanks for flagging this SlideShare!

Oops! An error has occurred.

×
Saving this for later? Get the SlideShare app to save on your phone or tablet. Read anywhere, anytime – even offline.
Text the download link to your phone
Standard text messaging rates apply

How Lanyrd does Geo

2,778
views

Published on

Presented at Geomob February 2013 - http://lanyrd.com/2013/geomob-february/

Presented at Geomob February 2013 - http://lanyrd.com/2013/geomob-february/

Published in: Technology

0 Comments
6 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
2,778
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
4
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
14
Comments
0
Likes
6
Embeds 0
No embeds

Report content
Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
No notes for slide

Transcript

  • 1. We use MapBox maps around the site
  • 2. We suggest events based on the user’s Twitter and LinkedIn contacts, and their interests
  • 3. Each event has a page showing who is speaking and attending, the schedule and more
  • 4. Speakers get detailed profile pages
  • 5. Users can track topics inspecific geographical regions
  • 6. The site is built around a place hierarchy
  • 7. So you can see everything in a specific city, or everything in England
  • 8. Or view events for a topic in a place
  • 9. Our microformats providerich site snippets on Google
  • 10. We provide GeoRSS feeds,which can be fed in to Google Maps
  • 11. Our hierarchical place databaseis built on top of Yahoo! Geo Planet
  • 12. We run off our own copy of the GeoPlanet database, which Yahoo! no longer provide...
  • 13. But it has been mirrored by the Internet Archive
  • 14. You can explore GeoPlanet using Yahoo!’s YQL API
  • 15. treebeard is an excellent library fordealing with trees in a SQL database
  • 16. Our search feature is built on top of Solr...
  • 17. We support search within an area by indexing the full place hierarchy for each event
  • 18. Events have a primary venue, so we can plot them as a single point on a map
  • 19. We encourage people to attach existing venues first to help avoid duplicates
  • 20. Lanyrd has a foursquare app,which provides event information when you check in to the venue
  • 21. We have a tool to help matchour venues to foursquare venues
  • 22. Foursquare have an API specifically for matching venues
  • 23. The apps platform is very powerful,and extremely easy to integrate with

×