Talk, Forum, Wiki & Blog
- In the newest version of Taginfo you can see which projects in the OSM Ecosystem (for example editors, routers and maps) support a certain tag
- The French QA- Tool Osmose is available for parts of Latin America.
Open Data & ODbL
Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team
- The Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) is seeking to hire a Technical Project Manager. Applications are due by October 6th and any questions regarding the position can be directed towards me. The position is a one year full-time contract.
- Mikel Maron will be “President Innovation Fellow” at the State Department of the USA. The Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team congratulates. The weekly congratulates as well.
- An article explains how OpenStreetMap volunteers are helping to fight Ebola and other crises.
- Anthony Tripaldi and Jonathan Kim have developed a “geolocation-based audio visualizer” with OSM data and SoundCloud. Video
- Jerry Clough blogged in September about the appearance of woodland in maps from the ancient times until today. Christoph Hormann in his blog now shows the beauty of regular patterns.
- Dan Karran explains in his blog why combined land and sea maps are not so easy and presents solutions to this.
Did you know …
- Embedding a Leaflet map in a Qt application is presented in this blogpost.
- In this blogpost you can see the difference between OpenLayers 2 and 3 and some thoughts about the migration from the older version to the newest one.
- A tutorial on how to use MapBox Studio and another tutorial to use regular expressions in the development of styles for MapBox Studio.
- Google View will replace the photo sharing service Panoramio. More than 80 million geolocated photos will be transfered from Panoramio to Google View.
- Bing has got some new images for various cities in the US.
- An Economist article talks about how authorities manage geographical coordinates, for example regarding addresses information.