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Vote in the NYC BigApps Contest

January 5, 2010

NYC’s BigApps contest is coming to a close, with only 2 days left in the voting. Our submission is called NYC BigMaps, and if you haven’t supported us yet by voting, please take a moment to register then do so. This submission is a completely new website, targeted just to the citizens of New York, […]

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Google Qualified Developer: One of 8 in the USA with a Qualification Certificate

December 29, 2009

Google gave final official digital certificates yesterday to qualified developers who passed their rigorous mapping certification process.  Your Mapper is one of only 8 map developers in the United States to become qualified! The icon indicates those developers who have passed the program and obtained their certificate. The Google Qualified Developer program was designed to […]

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Your Mapper Joins the Google Maps Qualified Developer Program

December 18, 2009

Your Mapper has completed Google’s rigorous mapping certification process, and is one of the few developers to be listed in the brand new Google Qualified Developer Directory. The Google Qualified Developer program was designed to recognize Google API and developer tools experts, and to provide those in need of development support with a directory of […]

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NYC BigMaps for NYC BigApps

December 8, 2009

We previously discussed NYC’s BigApps contest and our Your Mapper submission. Today we’d like to tell you about our second submission called NYC BigMaps. This submission is a completely new website, targeted just to the citizens of New York, NY, much like Metro Mapper is targeted to Louisville, KY. It was built in only 3 […]

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DataSF San Francisco App Innovation Showcase

December 5, 2009

Your Mapper has been featured in the San Francisco’s Innovation Showcase. Mayor Gavin Newsom opened some of their city’s data and then asked people to submit apps using it. We submitted our San Francisco Crime Map and they featured it on the DataSF site. Great work San Francisco!

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NYC BigApps Application Submission

December 5, 2009

The city of New York is following in the footsteps of Washington DC and San Francisco by opening some of their municipal data, and then creating a public application contest. They call it NYC BigApps, a play on “The Big Apple.” Your Mapper grabbed two of the public datasets (restaurant inspections and service calls), converted […]

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Detailed Heatmaps for Every Dataset

November 23, 2009

Heatmap pages are now available for every Your Mapper dataset.  This means you can see a snapsot of all a map’s data at once, showing you the density of locations, and letting you drill down to the details in that area. The heatmap shows up to 1,600 colored blocks.  Each block is clickable, and the […]

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Official Datasets Given Their Proper Respect

October 28, 2009

There is a lot of data in the Your Mapper platform. Our datasets are collected by a variety of methods, from public data feeds, formatted and unformatted data, and through an official agreement with a city, state, or public entity.  Now there is a way for you to see which ones come from official sources, […]

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Official Map: Recent Louisville Home Sales

October 21, 2009

The Louisville PVA has provided Your Mapper with official recent residential home sale data for the city of Louisville, KY, and we’ve turned it into an interactive map for you.

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Official Map: Louisville Home Foreclosures

October 20, 2009

The Louisville PVA has provided Your Mapper with official property foreclosure data for the city of Louisville, KY, and we’ve turned it into an interactive map for you.

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