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Remember when I wrote about adding travel maps to my site at the recent Indie Web Camp Brighton? I must confess that the last line I wrote was an attempt to catch a fish from the river of the lazy web:

🤩 Loving these maps! I missed your comment about using the stamen tiles for static maps.

I use https://github.com/dfacts/staticmaplite on my site. It’s no longer under development but, as long as you point it at a working tilemap server, it works fine! I switched out the URLs hardcoded in the PHP file for the Stamen “Toner” tiles, using the tile server URL pattern on the Open Street Map wiki.


Jeremy Keith Jeremy Keith at said:

Oh, interesting! I shall investigate this further. Thank you muchly, Marty!

Marty McGuire Marty McGuire at said:

Well, it's a rainy day and a good day for someday projects. Also, oops, here's a post about a tiny site update that accidentally sprawled into a post about 6 (or 14) years of my relationships with Foursquare and the whole idea of sharing "check in"s (not 🐔s). Oh no it's backstory time In 2009 I was living in Pittsburgh, working as a research programmer at Carnegie Mellon, a proud member of the newly formed HackPGH hacker space, starting down the slippery slope of joining the 3D printing …