Data Visualization / Digital Cartography

Data Visualization / Digital Cartography

Instructor: Sha Hwang

Course Description: This workshop will introduce the basic tools and techniques required to make custom interactive maps for the web in HTML and Javascript. We will focus on Polymaps, a Javascript mapping library developed by Stamen and SimpleGeo. Together, we will move from making simple interactive maps towards designing custom cartography and visualizing geographic data.

Day One:
Slippy Maps
Introduction to Javascript / Polymaps
Building Interactive Maps
Adding Data to Maps

Day Two:
Digital Cartography
Designing Map Tiles
Adding Interactivity
Fancy Things

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