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Some travlrmap updates

01/18/2015

Last weekend I finally got to a point of 1.0.0 of my travel map software, this week inbetween other things I made a few improvements: Support 3rd party tile sets like Open Streetmap, Map Quest, Water Color, Toner, Dark Matter and Positron. These let you customise your look a bit, the Demo Site has them Read More

Travlrmap 1.0.0

01/10/2015

As mentioned in my previous 2 posts I’ve been working on rebuilding my travel tracker app. It’s now reached something I am happy to call version 1.0.0 so this post introduces it. I’ve been tracking major travels, day trips etc since 1999 and plotting it on maps using various tools like the defunct Xerox Parc Read More

Ruby, Google Maps and KML

12/26/2014

Since 1999 I kept record of most places I’ve traveled to. In the old days I used a map viewer from PARC Xerox to view these travels, I then used XPlanet which made a static image. Back in 2005 as Google Maps became usable from Javascript I made something to show my travels on an Read More

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