Quick tips for mastering the ArcGIS StoryMaps builder Whether you’re new to ArcGIS StoryMaps or have been using it since its days in beta testing, there’s always room to improve your storytelling skills. This list of short, simple tips will help you get the most out of the story builder, especially when it comes to smaller features you may have overlooked. I’ll be adding more tips periodically, too, so be sure to check back every now and again if you find these tidbits helpful. Add media to a minimal cover The minimal cover is a great option for how-to articles, thought pieces, or press-release-style updates.
An Animated Atlas of the Historical Geography of the United States The Digital Scholarship Lab at the University of Richmond recently released a new feature called the Atlas of the Historical Geography of the United States. This new atlas contains more than 700 historical maps of the United States. The maps within the atlas are arranged into eighteen sections. As a student and teacher of history I was drawn to the sections devoted to population, territorial expansion, political parties and elections, and military history. Many of the maps within the Atlas of the Historical Geography of the United States can be animated to show changes over time. How to Create an Interactive 3D Character with Three.js In this in-depth tutorial you will learn how to create an interactive 3D character that follows the mouse and performs random animations on click. From our weekly sponsor: Design every part of your website with the brand new Divi Theme Builder. Try it for free. Ever had a personal website dedicated to your work and wondered if you should include a photo of yourself in there somewhere?
Mapping Cinematographic Territories Adam’s Wall (director Michael MacKenzie, 2008) This tutorial is a step-by-step guide to help anyone map her own narrative through our AtlasCine application and share it with friends, family and colleagues (see examples here: A more detailed description of this application is also available in the following paper “How can we map stories? A cybercartographic application for narrative cartography” (2014) by S. Caquard and J.P Fiset. This application has been developed using a range of software (Open Source and Proprietary), including Google Drive. If you don’t already have a Google account, you will need to create one to follow the tutorial.
21 Map Creation Tools for Students and Teachers Yesterday, I published a review of MapFab which is a fabulous, free, and simple tool for creating maps online. Writing that post got me thinking about all of the other free map creation tools that I've reviewed over the years. Google Maps and Google Earth are my favorite tools for creating maps, but not every school allows teachers and students to download it. And creating Google Maps does require you to have a Google account which is an obstacle to use in some schools too. In the list below you will find some map creation tools that don't require registration. IAB's HTML5 clickTag Standard on Xandr Follow these instructions to use the IAB's clickTag standard in HTML5 creatives hosted with Xandr. This allows Xandr to track clicks and set the ad's landing page to the URL provided in Console. You will require a text editor to complete the procedure below. If you do not have one, we recommend Sublime Text. Do not hardcode landing page URLs for your creative. This will be set in Console when the assets are uploaded.
- Tutorial Simple Usage Get the main page from a web-server: curl Get the README file the user's home directory at funet's ftp-server: curl Get a web page from a server using port 8000: Tool for Google Maps v3 (version 3) This application is also available with Large map. This is a drawing tool for polyline, polygon, polygon with holes, rectangle, circle, marker(icon), direction(route, path). This application uses the Google Maps API Version 3 (V3). It has all the features of Google Maps MyMaps and has direct access to the code for the shapes (overlays) you create. It should be a full-fledged alternative. You draw and create a map with the shapes you want. OpenStreetMap Where is this? Reverse Directions Welcome to OpenStreetMap! OpenStreetMap is a map of the world, created by people like you and free to use under an open license. Hosting is supported by UCL, Bytemark Hosting, and other partners.