JavaScript: Build a Leaflet.js map

  • Event: 2018 CAR Conference
  • Speaker: Lucio Villa of San Francisco Chronicle
  • Date/Time: Sunday, Mar. 11 at 10:15am
  • Location: Indiana/Iowa
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In this session we will be building a map using Leaflet.js, a popular open-source JavaScript mapping library. The map will display both markers and shapes. We will provide some resources on where to find data to build a map and how to create your own data as well. We will be working with JSON, GeoJSON and KML data.

This session is good for: People who are familiar with basic JavaScript syntax and data types.

Speaker Bios

  • Lucio Villa: Journalist, photographer and front-end developer currently working at The San Francisco Chronicle building interactive stories, graphics and tools. @luciovilla

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