When reviewing TripTracker, people often mistake our map interface for Google Maps. Fact is, we developed the AJAX code ourselves. We care a lot about the presentation layer and wanted to have full control over how the photo gallery interacts with the map. (Not to mention that acquiring and processing hi-res satellite imagery [...]
Archive for June, 2006
We recently changed the format of the XML files that the map interface uses to display trips. While it is not really a user-visible change, it will open up new possibilities for viewing and exporting your travel journals.
The format we use now is GeoRSS — Geographically Encoded Objects for RSS feeds. GeoRSS is [...]
Flickr users can now create trips from photos hosted on Flickr, instead of uploading original photos from their computer. This will save you some bandwith [and hopefully save us some disk space ].
The feature should be especially appealing to those that already have geo-data embedded in their Flickr photos. The [...]