Openlayers and Angular

I recently set up a simple Openlayers page, which proved to be an interesting experience. As mentioned in that post, one problem I had was working with so many unfamiliar technologies. It’s a long time since my first tinkerings with Javascript, and I’ve paid little attention to it. Since then, front-end development has exploded into… Continue reading Openlayers and Angular

Finding Ley-Lines with PostGIS

I’ve recently been playing with PostGIS. This post will summarise a simple attempt to manipulate data and draw it on top of Open Streetmap. I wanted to produce a Brighton version of Steven Kay’s Pub Ley Lines. As you will see, the outcome was less interesting than the process. What follows is, basically, a How-to-Draw-An-Owl tutorial. It summarises the steps… Continue reading Finding Ley-Lines with PostGIS

First steps with OpenStreetMap

(3/3/15 EDIT – it turns out that installing OSM is simpler than I thought. I’ve published an update to this post which details the steps taken to a successful installation) Over the past few weeks I’ve spent a lot of time wrestling with installing an OpenStreetMap server. In theory this should be simple. The tutorial for the… Continue reading First steps with OpenStreetMap