Posts Tagged ‘interactive maps’

Don’t make me search!

(Update, June 19: How ’bout that? Google has just added a feature that is almost exactly what I was wishing for in this post. Read about it at the Google LatLong blog. At least I got this post out just before that was added, so I don’t look entirely like a fool.) There’s a lot [...]

Simple map panning and zooming with ActionScript

A while ago I wrote a summary of basic map panning and zooming methods along with demonstrations of most of them. There were a few requests for code examples for those demos, so (finally) I thought I’d outline some of the simple methods for doing it in Flash/ActionScript. I’ve put together two AS files: A [...]

Map panning and zooming methods

Following last week’s post on losing context with interactive maps, I wanted to consider the different methods of navigating an interactive map (i.e., panning and zooming) and how they might affect that issue, and while I’m at it look at other aspects of these methods, too. A great place to start is the 2005 paper [...]

You are here, but do you know where “here” is?

Bear with me as I relive some grad school memories (but not the fun ones) for a moment… Last year two of my University of Wisconsin colleagues (Jamon Van Den Hoek and Eve McGlynn) and I did a small research project to present at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographers in San [...]