Dane Springmeyer


Make Beautiful Maps, Share Them Anywhere

CUGOS Spring fling | May 16th, 2012 | dane@mapbox.com

My Background

We build MapBox

Make Beautiful Maps


Share Them Anywhere

MapBox Hosting

Design principles


TileMill Details

  • Written in Javascript (Node.js) and C++ (Mapnik)
  • Cross platform: Windows, OS X, Ubuntu
  • Desktop output: PNG/JPEG/SVG/PDF
  • Web output: MBTiles
  • Other applications: Mapnik XML

Custom MapBox account

MapBox Hosting Details

  • Upload, store maps, make private or public
  • Combine layers through compositing, track usage with statistics
  • Robust - no fear of going down under load