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GL Visit the mapbox-gl-cocoa repository for a static library designed for use with Objective-C as a UIView object. Or, visit the mapbox-gl-native repository if you'd like to contribute to the underlying C++11 project. iOS Installation Cities: an interactive data visual This is an updated and expanded version of the data visual first posted in June 2014. It draws on a new dataset from the United Nations Population Division. It also covers all cities with 500,000-plus inhabitants, compared to the earlier version that covered cities with 750,000-plus inhabitants. Guide to use

Source Code & Tutorials Recently, I have released source code for a number of projects. In most cases these projects are released as they were published – while the code is reasonably well-commented, the projects weren’t build specifically to be released and thus may not be shining examples of standards and software architecture. That said, I hope that these releases will serve as inspiration for you to make some things of your own. If you do end up building something interesting, please let me know. Source Code Processing Why Space Matters in the Arab Uprisings (and Beyond) Many non-scholarly and scholarly accounts on the societies, culture, and political economy of the Middle East post-“Arab Uprisings/Spring” still deal with cities and regions as mere repositories of social, cultural, political, and economic action—despite the spatial turn that has informed social sciences and humanities for more than three decades ago now. Indeed, they often overlook the shaping roles of the built and natural environments in the production of events unraveling in cities and regions of the Middle East. We thus read about cities and regions as backgrounds and contexts for processes and practices, rather than environments that have determining impacts on these.

Blog Archives - MORPHOCODE “I used to measure the Heavens, now I measure the shadows of Earth.” Johannes Kepler Observing Earth 2014 promises to be an exciting year for Earth Observation. From monitoring urban dynamics such as traffic patterns; urban sprawl or changes in land use, to the support of decision-making and planning processes for humanitarian crisis and emergency respond – the applications of remote sensing are wide. Get Lost in These 19 Fascinating Maps In the simplest sense of the word, a map is a spatial representation of something. It provides us with a sense of context, scale and location. Maps began as 2D depictions, but technology and data enable maps to become dynamic, real-time and compelling visualizations of how we live and move. Geocoding a Location Geocoding using the Search Manager Class To geocode and reverse-geocode locations, you can use the geocode and reversegeocode methods in the SearchManager Class class. The class reference page provides sample code to show you how. Alternative: Geocoding using the Bing Maps REST Services

Storymap JS - Tell Stories With Maps The New York Times has a new feature called Harriet Tubman's Path to Freedom. The feature is a presented in scrolling map format. The map is combined with a timeline format that shows the sequence of and locations of significant moments of Tubman's work in freeing herself and helping other slaves escape.

One Mapping Service to Rule Them All A map that shows the growth of New York City from 1626 to the present day tells a lot of stories about American history. How the Dutch colony of Nieuw Amsterdam became the English colony of New York, only to be recaptured and renamed Nieuw-Orange. How the great manors of New York were incorporated into cities.

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