Blog posts tagged rasterzen
Wandering around the airport at high zoom levels, seeing the “shape” of airport in its details, is so much fun we’ve added a handy 📷 button to the map that will allow you to create an image of whatever you happen to be looking at.
This is a technical blog post about map tiles, caching, third-party services, so-called “serverless” computing and sustainability. It’s also about improvements to open-source software for managing all of that stuff.
Maybe these maps are simply a fail-safe and only used when nothing else works. Their value then comes from giving us the confidence to try a more sophisticated approach while still having a way to get home safely, so to speak.