July 24, 2011 – August 9,2011
A summary of all the things happening in the OpenStreetMap world.
- The Map Kibera Team asked for donations so they can keep up their work. Please help them out so that this great project can go on!
- “Buddy tickets” are now available for the State of the Map (SotM) in Denver. This means: “With our buddy-project you can get a second ticket with 50% off“. Read more here.
- The Humanitarian OSM Team (HOT) had their first „HOT Chat“ on July 27 at 1 a.m. CET. Two chats a month are planned for the future.
- A contributor in Great Britain was arrested during his mapping activities for the OSM project.
- SimpleGEO announced that their Point-of-Interest database with more then 21 million points is now available for download under CC0 license.
- A new service by Stephan Knauß shows the “areas” that you or other users have been editing in the world. Try it out with your own or a different user’s OSM username.
- “MapQuery” is a new jQuery plugin and it uses OpenLayers to show maps on your website.
- OSMSharp is an Open Source C# library to process and display OSM data. Read more in the OSM wiki.
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