Web Mapping Notes
Guide, materials & resources

Syllabus

Block 1 - Introduction

  • Lecture: Introduction to the module
  • Lab: Getting up to speed for web mapping

Block 2 - The context of Web Maps

  • Lecture: The Web’s architecture and Economy
  • Lab: Powerful examples

Block 3 - Data Backends I

  • Lecture: Data architechtures & formats
  • Lab: Creating, manipulating, and integrating web geospatial data

Block 4 - Data Backends II

  • Lecture: APIs
  • Lab: Acquiring data from the web

Block 5 - Data Backends III

  • Lecture: Building and deploying (web) platforms + Assignment details
  • Lab: Assignment I clinic

Assignment I: Combining (geo-)data in an interactive map


Block 6 - Frontend Topics I

  • Lecture: Good (Web) Maps
  • Lab: CARTO sandbox

Block 7 - Frontend Topics II

  • Lecture: Map design
  • Lab: Designing maps with Mapbox Studio and CARTO

Block 8 - Frontend Topics III

  • Lecture: Interactivity
  • Lab: Designing for interactivity

Block 9 - Dashboards

  • Lecture: Dashboards: bringing analysis to the web
  • Lab: Building Dashboards

Block 10

  • Lecture: Technology gallery
  • Lab: Assignment II clinic

Assignment II: A dashboard of IMD