Landsongs, a Sparkgeo product that helps communities capture and share their stories, has been shortlisted in in the BCIdeas’ Changemakers competition.
This guide will indicate a few ways to help the user focus more on the story you are telling them. A key benefit of the Google Maps API is the depth of informational content that is available immediately. Without a doubt the imagery is both compelling and often beautiful. However this is also a great problem in that it is easy for a user to get distracted into looking at the background imagery or terrain rather than concentrating on the content of your map, your story.
Many stories include places: stories of holidays, stories of adventure, stories of science. Maps are a great way to share stories, but often technology can be a barrier because making maps can be pretty awkward. Especially if yoiur not comfortable writing code, or have a ready steady hand. Thankfully […]
Labels, a mapping element well used in the GIS / cartography community which is surprisingly little used in the geoweb community. They can add a great deal of explanation to the mapping interface. Instead of explicitly explaining each point, it is done for me on the map. Nice! There is no real default option […]