September 9th, 2013 – September 23rd, 2013
A summary of all the things happening in the OpenStreetMap world.
- Andy Allan wrote some guidelines about the default layer style at the OSM main page.
- The next OSM US #editathon will take place on October 18th and 19th 2013.
- Imposm3 is completely rewritten in the Go programming language. It also supports diff-updates now. The entire development is sponsored by the guys at omniscale.
- A website (by tyr_asd) that generates different types of quality assurance feeds for a specific area of interest.
- Manuela Schmidt created a poster about “Barriers for Contributing to VGI projects“.
- Sven Geggus wrote a blog post about “A simple way to localize (latinize) an Openstreetmap style“.
- Ed Freyfogle wrote a blog post about “Giving up on mapstraction“. Mapstraction is a JS library that provides a single, common interface for a wide variety of JS map APIs.
- Aaron Lidmann has published OSMLY as a simple browser based importer for OSM. You can get the source code at github. He also published some code that converts between OSM XML and GeoJSON.
- OpenSnowMap improved its ski routing.
- Proj4Leaflet adds support for different projections in Leaflet. Leaflet is a modern OS JS library for mobile-friendly interactive maps.
- Canada and Switzerland have some new Geodata-portals.
Authors: Pascal & Dennis – (thx @ “Wochennotiz”)