July 15th, 2013 – July 29th, 2013
A summary of all the things happening in the OpenStreetMap world.
- John Firebaugh, Saman Bemel-Benrud and Tom MacWright added new “map controls” to osm.org. Furthermore a blog post by John Firebaugh about visions for the main website.
- A new rendering server for the British Isles based on the new “openstreetmap-carto” stylesheets is online. You can find more information in Grant’s announcement at OSM Talk-GB.
- A new JAVA and OSM based open source routing service has been published. It offers car, bike & pedestrian routing and you can give it a try here (Graphhopper.com).
- A new JOSM Plugin to edit OSM notes.
- Tom MacWright published a GeoJSON online editor. You can find a “how to” here.
- A script that exports POIs from OSM nodes and ways by Aaron Lidman.
- Alex Barth and why it is important to do some OSM #editathons.
- A blog post by Eric Fischer about improving OSM US data with the latest TIGER dataset.
- Remiguel wrote a PHP script that converts a CSV file into an OSM file (e.g. to open it in JOSM).
- A script by OSM member 51114u9 removes the left menu from the osm.org website.
- How to find the most popular pub names? A solution with MongoDB and OSM data by Ross Lawley.
- A Gigaom.com post about “Building a business on OpenStreetMap data?“.