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NieneB edited this page Jul 9, 2018 · 11 revisions

Welcome to the foss4gNL vector tiles workshop wiki!


You need to know a little about: HTML, CSS & JS.

:link: If you are not that comfortable with HTML, CSS and JavaScript yet, this Making a Web page tutorial will help you along!

:link: Or do some online courses like the ones on Code Academy

Next you need your laptop with:

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You need your laptop with:

  • everything from the beginners course
  • Docker
  • NodeJS/NPM
  • Optional: your own data in PostGIS or as GeoPackage

How does this tutorial work?

Just follow the links or the sidebar. At the bottom of each step is the link to the next step.

:fast_forward: Takes you to the next step

In the tutorials you will see:

:arrow_forward: This are the things that you should do, execute, get working! Hands on!

:information_source: Indicates an explanation about the code blocks.

Code is shown in code blocks or in-line. this is in-line code

<h1> This is block code </h1>

Some background information, extra information or debug tips are shown in grey :

This is some additional information or Some extra explanation

:link: Some additional reading materials or interesting Links.


:arrow_forward: On your computer create a directory for yourself, where we can work in today. For example:


In these directories we save everything we make and download today. During this workshop it is referred to as :open_file_folder:yourDirectory.

:arrow_forward: First things first, download the workshop materials and put them in :open_file_folder:yourDirectory


Now you will have:


Let's START!

:fast_forward: Start with step one: Mapbox Studio

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