Social #WebApps - Ideas for developing GIS applications that are socially a ”where”.

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Ideas for developing GIS applications that are socially a ”where”. Using real-time geolocation information from social networks such as Twitter with GIS.

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Social #WebApps - Ideas for developing GIS applications that are socially a ”where”.

  1. 1. Social #WebApps Ideas for developing GIS applications that are socially a ”where” Allan Laframboise EDN Team @AL_Laframboise
  2. 2. who am I? @AL_Laframboise edn.esri.com
  3. 3. who are you?
  4. 4. ideas for socializing #webmaps
  5. 5. we all love putting GIS apps on the web
  6. 6. challenges… design interface tools usability
  7. 7. customer, expectations are higher…
  8. 8. see more (visualize)
  9. 9. explore more (locations)
  10. 10. do more (analysis)
  11. 11. share more (social)
  12. 12. developers, faced with new challenges
  13. 13. real-time data accurate geocoding routing with local knowledge advance sharing…
  14. 14. today… sharing & socializing
  15. 15. Quiz! Have webapp/webmap applications? Expose sharing functionality? Integrate with social media?
  16. 16. sharing is important…
  17. 17. sharing is easy… 1. Create widget for your application (AddThis or Sharethis) 2. Customize the widget (type of sharing) Email Social bookmark Social media (FB, Twitter…) 3. Add script
  18. 18. integrating with social networks is important…
  19. 19. Twitter… 140 chars instant message anything, anyone, anytime, anywhere
  20. 20. any “where”…
  21. 21. anatomy of a tweet Who/what am I referring to? What am I doing? Hey, I finally made it to #WhereCampPDX! Can’t wait to meet everyone. Thanks for sending me @JimBarry. Reference/address for someone.
  22. 22. pseudo geotweets What… Who… I noticed a brush fire off the 10FWY south of the 91FWY interchange. Anyone dispatched yet? #LAFires Traffic accident off of the 38FWY near Big Bear Lake. #SoCalTraffic Anyone know where there’s still parking available for the baseball game tonight? #OregonEvents … Where?
  23. 23. useful to GIS’ers?
  24. 24. Twitter API = simple 1. Search (HTTP - JSON, atom) 2. Twitter (REST - JSON, XML) 3. Streaming (JSON)
  25. 25. security http://twitter.com/statuses/user_timeline.xml?screen_name=al_laframboise vs http://twitter.com/statuses/friends_timeline.xml
  26. 26. Twitter’s new geolocation platform
  27. 27. developers only…
  28. 28. apps can add lat/long Opt-in Geocoding but only if you “opt-in”…
  29. 29. anatomy changes? NO! Who/what am I referring to? What am I doing? Hey, I finally made it to #WhereCampPDX! Can’t wait to meet everyone. Thanks for sending me @JimBarry. Reference/address for <geo xmlns:georss="http://www.georss.org/georss"> someone. <georss:point>37.780467** -122.396762**</georss:point> </geo>
  30. 30. curl -d "lat= 45.53269 long=-122.66116&status=I finally made it to #WhereCampPDX" -u user:pass "http://twitter.com/statuses/update.xml" <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <status> <created_at>Sat Oct 03 02:52:51 +0000 2009</created_at> ... <geo xmlns:georss="http://www.georss.org/georss"> <georss:point> 45.53269 -122.66116 </georss:point> </geo> <user> <name>AL Laframboise</name> ... <geo_enabled>true</geo_enabled> ... </user> </status>
  31. 31. 7 days only!
  32. 32. scary right? wrong!
  33. 33. 1. opt-in <geo_enabled>false</geo_enabled>
  34. 34. 2. search API has always existed… http://search.twitter.com/search.atom?q=wherecamppdx &geocode=45.52803%2C-122.66061%2C25km
  35. 35. 3. apps are already doing this… Location: Redlands, CA Location: iPhone: 45.53269,-122.66116 P:34.05748,-117.19569 Subbing-in for @jimbarry who was planning to attend #WhereCampPDX. See you there!
  36. 36. few examples
  37. 37. Share you map with the world http://tinyurl.com/sharemap
  38. 38. “geotweeters” – Who’s saying what and where? http://tinyurl.com/geotweeters
  39. 39. Real-time geolocation and GIS ArcGIS Explorer
  40. 40. Finally users expectations are higher share your maps embrace the power of social media Real-time geolocation information is the future!

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