Mapping Water Sources in Uganda

 Ugandan Water Source Map by Scotty Hagen I was blown away when I heard that 1 in 4 people on the planet don’t have access to clean water. I was even more dumbfounded to learn how many inexpensive and effective solutions there are for this issue. Some are as simple ...
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Our Locate Schedule

Mapster is thrilled to be going to Locate, Mapbox’s first event celebrating and exploring the connectedness of the world around us. The event takes place in San Francisco from May 30-31, and people from all over are coming to share ideas and information about the great mapping related projects they’re ...
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Locate Mapster… at Locate!

So, this business thing is quite a ride. I wasn’t expecting things to be easy, but then, I didn’t know what to expect. It’s fun, tiring, and mostly just really interesting. Mapster keeps growing, and there’s Native Land to manage at the same time, and new people, and life changes… ...
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Courses & Help

It’s important to us that other people are empowered in making super awesome things online. We have made quite a few courses on a variety of subjects, ranging from ReactJS to mapping and more. We also have made quite a few helpful products and modules, and we work at making ...
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Mapping Resources

This post was born from the ashes of Mapzen — when they went down in early 2018, they put up a really useful post with some good mapping resources that made up for some things they have provided. I’ve added some of my own picks here, and the list will ...
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Why Victor Built Native-Land.ca

This post originally appeared on Codementor.com and Native-Land.ca. Native-Land.ca is probably the project I’m proudest of. I had to put together pretty much the whole dataset (although I’ve had tons of help!), and over the past couple years it’s gone viral a few times. While I don’t make any money ...
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How I fell in love with atoms and built a 3D periodic table in Javascript

I'll tell you right off the bat: making Victor's Periodic Table was super fun. But also hard. Love's like that. Good thing I was taking chemistry and calculus, and that I'm a front-end and Javascript geek.
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Pros and cons of using Mapbox for your project

These days, there's so many mapping platforms out there that it can be a real hassle deciding what to use. Between Google Maps API, Leaflet, Mapbox, OpenStreetMaps, arcGIS and more, it's too much to figure out if you're not in the know.
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Google Maps API or Leaflet: What’s Best for your Project?

I make a lot of maps—both for work and for pleasure. I'm often asked about the differences and comparative advantages of various interactive mapping platforms, such as Google Maps API, Leaflet, Mapbox.js, Open Street Maps, and others.
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Custom Infobox Labels with Google Maps Places API

Let's make a basic map that takes a set of latitude and longitude, and returns a set of simple nearby labels showing particular kinds of local places.
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