Alex Morega edited this page Mar 5, 2014 · 9 revisions

GistMap is a service for publishing maps, with no backend infrastructure, just static files and public services. It works by downloading a configuration file from Gist, then fetching geojson/topojson from any CORS-enabled URL, and tabular data files from Google Spreadsheet, then rendering them in the browser. Here are some examples:

Creating a map

  • Prepare a Features file and a Data file

  • Create a Gist with a Configuration file named map.json

  • Take the ID of the Gist and create a URL in the following format to render the map in a browser: http://mgax.github.io/gistmap/?gist={id_of_gist}. You can embed this in another web page using an iframe:

    <iframe src="http://mgax.github.io/gistmap/?gist={id_of_gist}"
          width="400" height="215" frameborder="0" scrolling="no"
            marginheight="0" marginwidth="0"></iframe>
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