Get To Grips with Slippy Maps


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  1. Philipp Bosch

    The URL to the Mapstraction JS does not work (anymore?). Instead of you should either use or maybe even better download the whole thing to your disk and include it from there.

  2. Andrew Turner

    Thanks Philipp, I fixed the link for Either will work.

    But you’re correct, it is best to grab a snapshot from the Subversion repository so you can control any updates that happen to the API.

  3. Melianor

    Very, very nice!
    I would love to see mapstraction given its own namespace, since there are quite many useful javascript libraries out there today :)

  4. Kilian Valkhof

    I had previously never heared of mapstraction, but it sounds like a really, really good idea, one I’ll certainly use in an upcoming project! Thank you for your article :)

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