As our geographic world becomes more and more digital, so do our maps. Some may resist the transition. We embrace it. Interactive cartography gives the GIS world new dimensions that were previously unavailable in static cartography. With this advancement we’re seeing a whole cornucopia of open-sourced libraries and applications emerge that are all made for referencing our data in a geographic sense. These tutorials will begin to break into some specific technologies, what they are used for, and how you can begin to set up your own interactive map.
- Basemap APIs – visual comparisons and available code for copying and starting your map quickly
- Setting up a local server environment (MAMP)
Web Mapping Services
- Part 1: WMS: The Standard That Isn’t
- Part 2: Tile Maps & APIs
- Part 3: Public Tile Services**
- Part 5: Storing GIS Data for the Web
- Part 6: Making Your Own Tiles
- Part 7: Serving Your Map
- Part 8: SDI-in-a-Box: Web Mapping Frameworks
- Set up a Local Host to run WordPress
- Installing WordPress – A look under the hood of the GISC website – coming soon!
- Managing WordPress – coming soon!
- Making it your own – full customization of WordPress – coming soon!