Cartagen is a vector-based, client-side framework for rendering maps in native HTML 5. Maps are styled in GSS, a cascading stylesheet specification for geospatial information – a decision which leverages literacy in CSS to make map styling more accessible.
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README

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Cartagen is a vector-based, client-side framework for rendering maps in native HTML 5. Maps are styled in GSS, a cascading stylesheet specification for geospatial information – a decision which leverages literacy in CSS to make map styling more accessible. 

http://cartagen.org is a demonstration of the latest release of Cartagen. Test it out, visit places, and create your own maps!

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Quick links
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Installation Packages: http://github.com/jywarren/cartagen/downloads
Source Code: http://github.com/jywarren/cartagen
Cartagen Wiki: https://github.com/jywarren/cartagen/wiki
API Documentation: http://cartagen.org/api/index.html (also included in source)
GSS Usage: https://github.com/jywarren/cartagen/wiki/GssUsage

Importing OSM XML (.osm files): https://github.com/jywarren/cartagen/issues/103

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What to install
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The client edition is the simplest version of Cartagen, and the easiest to get started with – you don’t need a web server to run it. However, you must provide it with static data or every location you want it to load - it cannot dynamically fetch data from a server. Download a copy from: http://github.com/jywarren/cartagen/downloads

Read more at the Cartagen Wiki: https://github.com/jywarren/cartagen/wiki/CartagenClient

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Requirements
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Cartagen Client requires a modern JavaScript browser (recommended: Safari 3+, Firefox 3.1+, Chrome)

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Installation
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Note: There is a full installation tutorial with screenshots available at http://wiki.cartagen.org/wiki/show/CartagenClient

- Download a copy from: http://github.com/jywarren/cartagen/downloads
- Decompress the .zip file (This is important - Cartagen cannot run within a .zip file!)
- Open the folder cartagen-client-0.x.x and open index.html in a web browser.
- You're done! Now learn how to get your own data set from OpenStreetMap here: http://wiki.cartagen.org/wiki/show/CartagenClient

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Documentation
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Cartagen usage and documentation is available at http://wiki.cartagen.org, and a periodically downloaded version is available at http://github.com/jywarren/cartagen/downloads. A cached version is included in the /wiki.cartagen.org directory in the source.

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Development
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If you're interested in developing or modifying the Cartagen client-side source code (cartagen.js), review the README file at /public/cartagen/README, and see the following Wiki pages:

https://github.com/jywarren/cartagen/wiki/DeveloperCenter
https://github.com/jywarren/cartagen/wiki/NavigatingTheSource