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June 2013

25 :: MapFAST

The world of search is about to be flipped completely on its head. As part of that sea change, today’s reactive Web-based searches are about to give way to proactive, geo-fenced answers that will pop up before you even frame the question. That’s the intro to an article on Google …

24 :: Starting with TileMill

TileMill is a free-to-download application for Windows and the Mac that will let you build beautiful, data driven maps.  If the bland sameness of Google maps is giving you ennui, TileMill might be a good alternative for you.   There are many beautiful stylesheets to make TileMill maps visually distinct, …

22 :: Adding Maps to Popcorn

I can’t remember exactly when I figured out what a JavaScript library was, but when I finally figured it out, so much …

19 :: Mapping with Google

Today’s mapping experience is brought to you by the short ‘course’, Mapping with Google.  And it’s only day one but it’s already …

18 :: A Day of Big Data

I broke my recent streak of continuous posting late this week, but I think I had a good reason for it: I …

17 :: Learn all the things?

I have tried to establish reasonable learning goals for this adventure.  I have pledged to concentrate my programming learning towards JavaScript (so …