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Maptimize – Demo 1

Playing with maps is great fun and here is walk through from basics to advanced use of geolocalization and how to optimize your maps with Maptimize

This demonstration will help you :

  1. start geo localizing your addresses with server side technologies and caching system
  2. add front side tools (in Javascript) to keep things lighter and nicer for the end user
  3. keep both side geo localization working nicely together and in an unobtrusive way
  4. map your localized object while keeping optimized, using Maptimize
  5. show details when clicking on markers and clusters
  6. bonus, use Maptimize makers when creating / editing entries

Looking for more details, read the full tutorial Maps, Geolocalization and Optimization with Maptimize

Configuration required before starting server

Run the database migration


rake db:migrate

Before you can get this demo working, you’ll need to update few API KEYS

  1. config/initializers/geokit_config.rb
  2. config/initializers/maptimize_config.rb

To work nicely

Once you’ve created few entry, you will like to send your data to Maptimize to get your map showing your markers.

You’ll find an example of BASH command line in “config/initializers/maptimize_config.rb”

Disclaimer

I’m not affiliated with Maptimize so this thoughts, code, comments, … doesn’t engage Maptimize in any way.

Released under MIT License – Copyright © 2009 Sébastien Grosjean – ZenCocoon