OpenHeatMap is a service designed to make it easy for non-specialists to create maps communicating information. It transforms data from a traditional data source such as a spreadsheet into an interactive animated view of a particular area. You can then share that map online, a bit like YouTube for geographic visualizations.
MooGeo is a simple plugin MooTools that answers most of your geo questions. Moogeo allow us to get the place from an IP number (country, city, longitude, latitude, etc.), get all the geo locations from a certain URL, getting location information from latitude/longitude and parsing geographical data from text and finding Flickr photos about a […]
MapBox is a suite of open source tools to create beautiful custom maps in Amazon’s cloud. MapBox provides a suite of open source tools and services for creating and using custom maps in the cloud. MapBox’s TileMill toolkit is a fully configured open source tile rendering engine that can be used to create custom maps […]
To detect the location of a client device in the past, one would typically have to inspect the client IP address and make a reasonable guess as to the where that device was located. However, as part of the HTML5 efforts, the W3C has developed a set of APIs to effectively allow the client-side device […]
One of the most important skills for Flash developers to learn is how to utilize the vast collections of Web APIs that are available for services such as Flickr, Twitter, Facebook, and mapping using either Google or Yahoo. Layersmagazine teach us how to integrate Google Maps into your Flash application using just a few lines […]