The topic of last week's YDN Tuesday in London was Placemaker and Skills Matter now released the video of the introductory talk:
The slides, notes and audio recording are also available in case you want to dive deeper.
Following this talk and the success of GeoMaker, I was invited by The Telegraph to talk about creating GeoMaker and how to use Placemaker to geo-enrich Telegraph content. The main thing they wanted to know was how to place an RSS feed that doesn't have Geo data on a map, and how to style it.
To display a feed as a map, provide the feed as a variable (or via the URL as a parameter) and include the script where you want the map to appear:
<?php $rss2mapfeed = 'http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/rss'; include('rss2map.php'); ?>
Which results in something like this:
- Get the code from GitHub RSS2map on GitHub
- Read the documentation on GitHub RSS2map docs
- Check out the rss2map demo page
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