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Subway Map Visualization jQuery Plugin » TechBubble

Subway Map Visualization jQuery Plugin » TechBubble
I have always been fascinated by the visual clarity of the London Underground map. Given the number of cities that have adopted this mapping approach for their own subway systems, clearly this is a popular opinion. At a conference some years back, I saw a poster for the Yahoo! University departments, offices, student groupsGovernmentOpen Source projectsInternet startups by category More examples on this blog: Ten Examples of the Subway Map Metaphor. Fast-forward to now. Anyone should be able to create a beautiful, interactive subway map visualization for their website using HTML markupThe map should be as faithful as possible to the London Underground map style with smooth curves and interchange connectors and 45-degree diagonalsThe map size, line width and colors should all be customizableStations, interchanges and linked interchanges should be distinguishable from each otherThe markup used to create the map should be search engine friendly Download or get it on GitHub Step-by-Step Guide 2. Related:  tube

Three.js: render real world terrain from heightmap using open data Three.js is a great library for creating 3D objects and animations. In a couple of previous articles I explored this library a bit and in one of those examples I showed you how you can take GIS information (in geoJSON) format and use D3.js and three.js to convert it to a 3D mesh you can render in the browser using javascript. This is great for infographic, but it doesn't really show a real map, a real terrain. Three.js, luckily also has helper classes to render a terrain as you can see in this demo: This demo uses a noise generator to generate a random terrain, and adds a whole lot of extra functionality, but we can use this concept to also render maps of real terrain. Or look at the live site here: Where do we get the data? The open data that we'll use comes from ASTER/GDEM. This project offers us elevation data (geotagged) with a resolution of 30 meters. #!

DERI Pipes A Dead-Simple Tool That Lets Anyone Create Interactive Maps | Design Data surrounds us. It’s everywhere, in the most micro sense (small gadgets that track calories we’ve burned, or how much water our plants need) to the most macro (analytics companies that can monitor, for instance, the health of entire populations). But there are precious few companies actively working on helping us make sense of all that data. One of them is Tableau, a software company that turns heaps of data into visualizations for the common man: teachers, doctors, journalists, you name it. Stamen is something of a brand-name in this area, having created a wealth of data visualizations that have been endlessly lauded and studied by those in the field. Click to Open Overlay Gallery The partnership with Tableau presented another hurdle: typically, when Stamen designs a map, they know how the client will use it. But the entire point of Tableau’s software update is to create a sophisticated cartography tool for anyone. “Those guys are crazy,” Rodenbeck says of the Tableau team.

jQuery Air - First Flight Guggenheim Museum Makes 65 Exhibit Catalogues Free Online The Guggenheim is one of the real standouts in the global modern art arena. The New York-based institution is no light-weight in the area of arts education. They've now extended that mission extensively by making dozens of high-quality publications on artists available to anyone with an Internet connection. The books, art catalogues for major exhibitions at the museum, pop out into a clean, fast virtual book reader. Open Culture points out that the books are also available for download in a number of e-book formats, including ePub and PDF, at's Guggenheim page. Above: Reader view of Egon Schiele from "Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele" The offerings range from the ubiquitous Alexander Calder to Fernand Léger, from Francis Bacon to Wassily Kandinsky. They also offer theme and anthology-type books, such as 1954's "Younger American Painters" and "Amazons of the Avant-Garde" (which seems to be one of the few offerings to feature women artists). Guggenheim photo by Randy Pertiet

JavaScript Toolkit for Rich Web Mapping Applications — GeoExt v1.1 Enterprise Application Integration & Process Automation - Kapow Software Map creator online to make a map with multiple locations and regions

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