November 16th, 2008 |
Flickr place info now includes shape data for many places. See the Flickr code blog for more.
We’ve correlated most of Dopplr’s places with Yahoo WOE IDs using Flickr’s reverse geocoder, so we can use this data too. As an experiment, I wrote some clientside code to overlay this shape data onto the maps we use on Dopplr. Help yourself to the code if you want it: gist.github.com/25502
December 23rd, 2002 |
Compare the HTML version to the SVG version. There’s nothing in the SVG version that couldn’t be rendered in HTML; the interest was in doing the job entirely client-side.
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