Putting the Carto into OpenStreetMap Cartography

A session at State of the Map US 2013

Saturday 8th June, 2013

12:15pm to 12:45pm (PST)

Earlier this year, Andy embarked on a rewrite of the OpenStreetMap standard Mapnik stylesheets, porting them to the CartoCSS styling language. This opens the door for developing the styles using TileMill, as well as making them easy to customize for other projects.

In this session Andy will discuss some of the background behind the rewrite, tips that he’s picked up, tricks that were developed, and advice on the common pitfalls when styling OSM data in TileMill. He’ll also explain how to wrangle the stylesheets to suit your own projects and how to help further improve our cartography.

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Andy Allan

Founder of http://thunderforest.com, creator of http://OpenCycleMap.org and general http://OpenStreetMap.org veteran bio from Twitter

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Time 12:15pm12:45pm PST

Date Sat 8th June 2013

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