After installing the framework and its dependencies, attendees experimented with Kartograph.py to transform shapefiles into web-ready SVG maps. Jingying accessed NYC OpenData to generate a static map of galleries in New York City:
Natural Earth provided a map of the European railway system to refine in Adobe Illustrator:
Next week, we’ll take a more workshop-like approach to learning QGIS, a free and open source geographic information system. See you then!
For this session’s resources and materials, visit the Map Club Github repository.