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by Ricardo Morin

FOSS4G NA Summary

It was my first time at a FOSS4G conference and I really enjoyed it. Here are my favorite talks.

Favorite Talks

Monday, May 2

Zero to web map!

This was a well put together hands-on workshop that introduced the concepts of web mapping using Mapbox, adding data to the map using GeoJSON, handling pop-ups, map interactions, using the Geolocation API and mapping directions. In the end, you actually build a semi-useful mapping web app in just a few hours (note that if you are too far from Raleigh, NC, the walking directions API will not work due to maximum distance limitation 😃).

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