Author Archives: Pascal Neis

Weekly OSM Summary #92

March 24th, 2014 – April 7th, 2014
A summary of all the things happening in the OpenStreetMap world.

Authors: Pascal & Dennis – (thx @ “Wochennotiz”)

Weekly OSM Summary #91

March 10th, 2014 – March 24th, 2014
A summary of all the things happening in the OpenStreetMap world.

Authors: Pascal & Dennis – (thx @ “Wochennotiz”)

Weekly OSM Summary #90

February 24th, 2014 – March 10th, 2014
A summary of all the things happening in the OpenStreetMap world.

Authors: Pascal & Dennis – (thx @ “Wochennotiz”)

Weekly OSM Summary #89

February 10th, 2014 – February 24th, 2014
A summary of all the things happening in the OpenStreetMap world.

Authors: Pascal & Dennis – (thx @ “Wochennotiz”)

Weekly OSM Summary #88

January 27th, 2014 – February 10th, 2014
A summary of all the things happening in the OpenStreetMap world.

Authors: Pascal & Dennis – (thx @ “Wochennotiz”)

Weekly OSM Summary #87

January 13th, 2014 – January 27th, 2014
A summary of all the things happening in the OpenStreetMap world.

Authors: Pascal & Dennis – (thx @ “Wochennotiz”)

Weekly OSM Summary #86

December 30th, 2013 – Januaray 13th, 2014
A summary of all the things happening in the OpenStreetMap world.

Authors: Pascal & Dennis – (thx @ “Wochennotiz”)

Weekly OSM Summary #85

December 16th, 2013 – December 30th, 2013
A summary of all the things happening in the OpenStreetMap world.

  • The call for presentations for the upcoming State of the Map Europe (SotM-EU) is available here.
  • A new version of the JOSM OSM editor has been published. For Windows users switching to JAVA version 7 is recommended.
  • Simon Poole updated the “Street Name Completeness Statistics” for Switzerland.
  • SK53 wrote a blog post about mapping off-piste OSM ski routes for freeriding.
  • Steven Vance wrote a blog post about his work to ensure a proper bike routing in the Chicago Bike Guide.
  • The Hiking and Trail Riding map got a small redesign and is now again available in English. Give it a try here.
  • OSM contributor MorbZ published an iOS app for displaying and editing opening hours of OSM shops, bars, restaurants and more.

Authors: Pascal & Dennis – (thx @ “Wochennotiz”)

Weekly OSM Summary #84

December 2nd, 2013 – December 16th, 2013
A summary of all the things happening in the OpenStreetMap world.

Authors: Pascal & Dennis – (thx @ “Wochennotiz”)

Weekly OSM Summary #83

November 18th, 2013 – December 2nd, 2013
A summary of all the things happening in the OpenStreetMap world.

  • A redesign of OpenStreetMap.org is live since the beginning of December, 2013. You can find additional information in a blog post here.
  • A set of improvements has been pushed to uMap. With uMap you can create a map with OpenStreetMap layers within a minute and embed them into your website.
  • Seth Vincent wrote an introduction to leaflet. Additionally, Chris Hill published a tutorial (1 & 2) on using leaflet. Leaflet is an open-source JavaScript library for mobile-friendly interactive maps.
  • During the #hackess hackathon in Paris, a route planning prototype for wheelchair users has been implemented based on OSRM and OSM data. A demo is online here.
  • A number of Spanish video tutorials showing how to use the OSM JOSM editor.
  • A blog post by Peter Karich on how to set up your own OSM graphhopper routing service.
  • OSM France started a quality study around French OSM administrative boundaries.
  • Rafa Gutierrez wrote a blog post on how to create GoPro video maps.
  • OSM contributor Belecker published a new JOSM plugin (Tracer2) to extract areas, with focus on buildings from graphics (no photos). Read more in the OSM wiki.
  • Adam Jordanek created a website which shows bars, pubs, restaurants and other facilities with their corresponding opening hours. Give it a try here.
  • SK53 wrote a blog post about the last OSM hack weekend in London.

Authors: Pascal & Dennis – (thx @ “Wochennotiz”)