[ESIP-all] ESIP Drupal Working Group Telecon WED Feb 15: Interactive Map building with Tilemill

Bruce Caron bruce at tnms.org
Thu Feb 9 13:50:27 EST 2012

Hello ESIP ALL, and current ESIP DruWG-ies (Sorry for the cross posting).

Here is the call-in info for this month's Drupal WG telecon:

 *  Date:  * Wednesday, February 15*  Starting time:  * 1:00 pm, Central
Standard Time (Chicago, GMT-06:00) *  Duration:  *1 hour *  Audio
conference:  * Call-in toll-free number (US/Canada):1-877-668-4493

Attendee access code: 231 287 57

In this Webex session, you will learn how to create compelling and engaging
maps using TileMill <http://mapbox.com/tilemill/> and integrate them into
Drupal. TileMill is built on the open-source rendering library Mapnik, the
same software used by OpenStreetMap and MapQuest. This session will take
you on a step-by-step process on how to setup TileMill, create & style your
first map using the Carto styling language, and integrate that map into
Drupal. We will also review common problems to watch out for and tips on
how Jonathan created the LRA Crisis Tracker <http://lracrisistracker.com/>.

Jonathan Dietz is a software engineer at Digitaria Interactive in San Diego.

With more than 10 years of Technology Development and Digital Strategy
experience,  he has been on the cutting edge of strategy and development.

Jonathan has held various technology infrastructure and development
positions giving him a diverse and unique perspective on technology in
general, which in turn helps him to understand the end-to-end needs of the
development lifecycle. The last 4 years he has worked on building and
maintaining high performance, high traffic websites, pioneering social
strategies, and bringing creativity to many 3rd party APIs. He has worked
on some of the most well known brands in the world including, Disney,
Pixar, NBC Universal, Dreamworks, Quiksilver, Subway, General Motors,
Qualcomm, Taylor Guitars, UFL, Timex, and Invisible Children.


This is the first of a series of telecons that will help connect ESIP
Drupalistas to other experts.


Bruce and Jerry, ESIP Drupal WG co-chairs.

Bruce Caron, PhD
New Media Studio
417 Samarkand Drive
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
(805)966 1100
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