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The second course in our web mapping education sequence, MAP672: Programming for Web Mapping, kicks off in January and will guide students through the process of learning JavaScript programming, from the ground up....

As we wrap up our first course at New Maps Plus, MAP 671 – Introduction to New Mapping, our students are mapping greenhouse gas emissions using graduated symbol maps and CartoDB.

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The draft syllabus for the MAP 673 – DESIGN FOR INTERACTIVE WEB MAPPING class beginning on April 10, 2016 is now available! Check out all the exciting stuff that will be covered. JQuery, Mapbox.js, Turf.js, D3.js,...

We're wrapping up our first course for the semester here at New Maps Plus, MAP 671 – Introduction to New Mapping. Students within this first course gained a geospatial foundation using QGIS to process geographic...

The draft syllabus for the MAP 672 – PROGRAMMING FOR WEB MAPPING class beginning on January 17, 2016 is now available! Check out all the exciting stuff that will be covered. Leaflet.js CSS, HTML, Writing Code! GeoJSON! DEBUGGING! (Ok, debugging isn't that exciting but it is key for web mapping...

Applications and registration for New Maps Plus Winter session are now open. NMP will be offering two courses: the first is MAP 671 – Intro to New Mapping course (first run during the Fall) and the second course...

The New Maps Plus program is off to a great start with 30 people enrolled in the inaugural section of MAP 671 - Introduction to New Mapping. Our students come from a variety of backgrounds -- some with extensive...

A number of New Maps Plus folks -- Rich Donohue and Matt Wilson -- will be at the NACIS meeting in Minneapolis. Be sure to track them down and ask about our new classes starting in January. We'll be posting the syllabus for the new courses soon so be sure to check them out.

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New Maps Plus will be at the Kentucky GIS Conference on Tuesday October 13th, 2016. Hope to see you there.

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Some more coverage about a New Maps Plus student project. The map "helped show that geographic information systems and interactive online maps—tools we rely on when we’re looking for, say, the best coffee joint in...

New Maps Plus will be at the GIS in the Rockies Conference this week! Please stop by and visit the New Maps Plus table on the mezzanine level at Table A. Rich Donohue will be there and happy to answer any and all questions about NMP.

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In this last installment of the University of Kentucky’s MapShop2014 workshop, Andy Woodruff, from Axis Maps, speaks to the audience about various techniques for improving interactive design for web maps. He shows the availability of plugins for clustering data points on a map and demonstrates some...

More coverage of the NMP map by Laura Greenfield who coded and mapped for social justice by creating a resource for Step by Step, a program for young, single mothers. The map of local resources used to be in a single binder that clients would have to leaf through it to find what they need. Now,...

A online mapping project that emerged from a University of Kentucky course (a prototype for the New Maps Plus course material) is now a resource for young single mothers across Lexington. The online interactive map, was developed by UK student Laura Greenfield for Step By Step, a mentoring...

As part three of the MapShop2014 mapping workshop, MIT’s Mike Foster leads the audience through some basics of using the open source Geographic Information System (GIS) software package, QGIS. He familiarizes new users to the layout and functionality of the QGIS user interface before leading a...

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