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 […]
The Philippine governments Department of Social Welfare and Development has been using Mango to build web maps that assist with their relief efforts. The Disaster Mitigation and Response Situation Map you see below has been created in order disseminate up to date information regarding the location of important sites and services such as relief centres and aid drop-zones. Map Link The map is currently being viewed more than 6,000 times per day and the data is being updated frequently. We’re glad we’ve been able to play a small part in such an important effort and our thoughts are with the victims and the people of […]
Myself and the team are very pleased to see that Mango is being used by the Philippine government to assist with their disaster mitigation efforts following the recent Bohol earthquake. The map as you can see below also contains layer for other recent disaster situations in the Philippines.
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.