Maptime: Anatomy of a Web Map!

What are all the different pieces that go into making a map online? What's the difference between a basemap and an overlay? Rasters and vectors? Points lines and polygons? What are map tiles, GeoJSON, and how to all these pieces work together?

At this meetup we'll do a quick overview of the facets that make up most web maps online, and answer any questions you might have about what you can (and can't) do with each component. 

We will also have plenty of free hack time to work on your own projects or experiment with what you've just learned!

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  • Rachel K.

    Very informative, can't wait to learn even more!

    October 23, 2013

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