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Tools for improving web maps. The centerpiece of the code is a client implementation of the MBTiles interaction specification.

For full documentation of supported mapping APIs and how to use Wax see


There are three current development branches of Wax:

  • master is 6.x
  • 5.x supports Modest Maps 1.0.0-alpha2 and later, but supports the same API as 4.x
  • 4.x supports Modest Maps 0.x, older versions of Modest Maps

To find more detail of what has changed in each version, consult


  • Google Maps API v3
  • Leaflet 0.x.x
  • Modest Maps 1.x.x
  • OpenLayers 2.11

Building Wax

For end users, a minified library is already provided in dist/.

But for developers you can rebuild a minified library by running:

npm install --dev


Wax currently includes three externals:


  • Tom MacWright (tmcw)
  • Young Hahn (yhahn)
  • Will White (willwhite)
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