UD Map

Developed UD Map, a total rebuild of the previous ArcIMS/Tomcat-based online campus mapping system.  UD Map, a sophisticated integrated system leveraging: crowd-sourced and locally developed map layers; GUI data editing capabilities; operationalized publication of crowdsourced data; and API and web service functionality, providing exposure to other campus web applications.  UD Map utilized a fully open source stack including:…

Mapnik label cut off strategies

I’ve been spending a lot of time dealing with mapnik labels/shields being cut off. Here are some strategies: change the “buffer_size” property of the map object in the mapnik xml … you can also direclty change this in generate_tiles.py (which comes with osm mapnik package). I don’t think the mapnik xml was being read in…