Jaron Waldman: A Deeper GeoStack for Better Apps

The REST is Up to You: A Deeper GeoStack for Better Apps

The free mapping APIs have generated a tidal wave of interest, a flood of interesting mashups, and a trickle of genuinely new useful applications. While developers have pushed the limits of what is possible, progressively fewer meaningful new features have been introduced to the free APIs.

This presentation highlights the capabilities of the Pushpin REST API by showing a live demonstration of PolicyMap, a web application used by policymakers and Real Estate developers to support the real world decisions that they make on a daily basis.

From Launch Pad at O’Reilly Where 2.0 Conference, Burlingame, CA, May 12, 2008.