Mango makes it really easy to create and share web map applications, we often use QGIS the free an opensource desktop GIS program for preparing the data for our own maps. Now we bringing to you a video tutorial course so you can also learn how to use this powerful and fascinating GIS program. Here’s the first episode in the series, enjoy. Go to qgis-tutorials.mangomap.com to watch the other episodes in the series.
Here at Mango I speak to several clients a week who want to use our web GIS produce a web map that visualises their data but are new to the world of mapping. They know what they want the finished web map to look like, but aren’t sure how to get started and don’t know where to find the answers as they’re not familiar with the jargon required to put Google to work. If this sounds familiar, then you’re in the right place. The aim of this article is to give you a 10,000 feet overview of modern mapping, by […]
As most of us are already aware, the days of sharing maps via PDF or zipped shapefiles are numbered. Interactive web maps are now the method of choice when it comes to publishing and sharing Geodata. If you’re not designing web maps already, it’s only a matter of time before you will be, so we’ve prepared this short list of the most common web map design mistakes.
If we look at the evolution of the map it went from hand drawn, to print, to digital and now to the web, with each iteration in this evolution the attention span of the audience has decreased. The reality is you’ve got 3 to 5 seconds to capture the attention of a viewer on your site.