During the period between April to June 2017, the french OSM community started to collect the position of so-called “panneaux électoraux” (boards showing official candidates advertising for elections). The goal was to find them and add them on the map, as their precise location is unknown, they currently can be found using approximated addresses. In… Continue reading Census of electoral signs
This month there are two main new features: the addition of custom tiles and their attribution, and an official Docker image! Tiles An instance administrator can now add some custom tiles to the default list. The BD Ortho IGN tiles have been added to the main MapContrib instance using that new feature (example theme). That… Continue reading MapContrib 1.7
MapContrib is back with its new monthly release! See what’s new in images Backgrounds By default now, the OSM, OSM Monochrome, Watercolor and Mapbox satellite backgrounds are activated. They offer 4 really different experiences to better match the users needs. Even if the theme creator did not specifically activate them. Nevertheless, a new button has… Continue reading MapContrib 1.6
MapContrip comes from human encounters, various projects and opportunities. This is an overwiew of it : People : Vincent Bergeot, is a digital mediator but is neither a developer nor a geomatician, he experiences connections between OpenStreetMap and different publics (children and young adults, communities, associations, universities…) but is « limited » to the existant tools, Frédéric Rodrigo, developer… Continue reading A little history
One month after the 1.2 version, I’m glad to release the 1.4 version of MapContrib 🙂 Favorites themes Each theme has now a star shaped icon in the top left corner of the screen (see the screenshot above). It allows you to put the visited theme in your favorites list to quickly find it later.… Continue reading MapContrib 1.4
Thanks to the work of Florian Lainez on the new initiative called Trilib’ in the city of Paris, geolocated in OpenStreetMap and captured in Mapillary at the time, we have built a new theme, illustrated by the picture of each container. You can find it here: http://trilib.rudomap.xyz. Why rudomap? Because the « rudologie » (Garbology… Continue reading OpenStreetMap and Mapillary
Hi there! We have just released a tiny 1.2.0 version, here are the news: The home page has now the same user menu as the theme page. Several useful links have been added to it (wiki, blog, bug report, etc.). The theme creation button of the home page has been removed as the functionality is… Continue reading MapContrib 1.2
As some of you have saw, Santa has put the 1.0 version of MapContrib under the christmas tree 🙂 It is time to take a tour of the new functionalities and see what’s next. What’s new? Better handling of tags and node types It is now possible to create your own tags or overwrite the… Continue reading MapContrib 1.0 is here!