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50 :: Geocoders and Reverse Geocoders

So one of the reasons why I’m interested in web mapping is because well, I don’t think I’ve explained it here properly yet: What came first, conquered by Google’s superior search algorithms. Who was next, and Facebook was the victor. But where, arguably the biggest prize of all, has yet to be completely won. …

49 :: Google’s Geocoder

The other feature of Google Fusion Tables that I believe is most attractive to users is the app’s ability to take place names and to geocode them into points and shapes. For example, after exporting 100 largest cities in Canada from Wikipedia: After I changed the Census subdivision column from …

46: The Power of Projection

When my local hackerspace had their first HackJAM dedicated to Open Data apps, a couple of the coding groups involved found that …

26 :: OSM in Haiti and on campus

In 2004, Steve Coast started biking around London carrying a backpack with a GPS unit in it. Since 1791, the Ordnance Survey …

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 …

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 …

16 :: Google Fusion Tables

Before we get today’s map, I’m going to tell you a little history.  I had a colleague who worked for another department …

13 :: Maps Marker

So where does the WordPress module Maps Marker fit in, in the ecosystem of web maps? Is it a user friendly interface …