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Print Maps / HopHacks Spring 2015

Print Maps / HopHacks Spring 2015

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Matthew Petroff

February 08, 2015
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  1. Print Maps Matthew Petroff Johns Hopkins University 2015-02-08

  2. A Problem Web maps normally don’t print well. Resolution is

    too low
  3. A Problem Web maps normally don’t print well. Resolution is

    too low Unwanted text and other elements
  4. A Solution Print Maps Uses OpenStreetMap data

  5. A Solution Print Maps Uses OpenStreetMap data Leverages / abuses

    Mapbox GL JS (a WebGL map renderer)
  6. A Solution Print Maps Uses OpenStreetMap data Leverages / abuses

    Mapbox GL JS (a WebGL map renderer) Client-side rendering
  7. A Solution Print Maps Uses OpenStreetMap data Leverages / abuses

    Mapbox GL JS (a WebGL map renderer) Client-side rendering Generates PNGs or PDFs
  8. A Solution Print Maps Uses OpenStreetMap data Leverages / abuses

    Mapbox GL JS (a WebGL map renderer) Client-side rendering Generates PNGs or PDFs Size, resolution, and style are configurable
  9. Comparison Google Maps Print Maps

  10. The Result http://printmaps.org/