Playing with new tools and old standards: GeoJSON, Leaflet, CartoDB across platforms

Leaflet, CartoDB, GeoJSON, and cross platform web map deployment. First some introductions: “Leaflet is a modern, lightweight open-source JavaScript library for interactive maps for desktop and mobile web browsers, developed by CloudMade to form the core of its next generation JavaScript API. Weighting just about 21kb of gzipped JS code, it still has all the features you will ever need for you web mapping needs … Continue reading Playing with new tools and old standards: GeoJSON, Leaflet, CartoDB across platforms

CartoDB, Leaflet, and a little anti-generalization

CartoDB is one of two hosted (read: cloud) PostGIS database implementations.  It has a maps API, an SQL API, and is some fun to use.  The other hosted PostGIS implementation is SpacialDB which has a Restful API, but can also take SQL.  I just got my key for the free version of that, so hopefully I will be reviewing use of that in the future … Continue reading CartoDB, Leaflet, and a little anti-generalization