justinmanley 13 research notes and 49 wiki edits | Joined about 5 years ago

Justin Manley is an undergraduate student at the University of Chicago. He worked on MapKnitter as part of Google Summer of Code in 2014 and has continued to work on open-source mapping projects related to Public Lab's mission, including Leaflet.DistortableImage and Leaflet.Toolbar.

Justin believes that software should be free (as in freedom) and open-source and he is interested in fostering the growth of the Public Lab open-source software community.

Justin is online at github.com/manleyjster and justinmanley.io.

Setting up MapKnitter

by justinmanley over 4 years ago | 9 | 92 views | 2

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"aligning the larger image according to anyone of those two (based on their EXIF metadata) would automatically align to the other one too Cool! It ..." | Read more » 17 days ago
"@rexagod this is an amazing proposal. great job! +1 to @warren's inclination towards modularity. You're on the right track, especially with the co..." | Read more » about 1 month ago
"@btbonval, @warren - thanks both for your comments! @btbonval - I think you're probably right about the distinction between GitHub issues and plot..." | Read more » over 4 years ago
"Cool! This is an interesting project! What do you see as the overlap of OpenDroneMap with MapKnitter? In terms of features, audience, capabiliti..." | Read more » over 4 years ago
"Yup, I suppose that's necessary. Shouldn't be too expensive to run a separate Amazon RDS database just for the duration of testing. I agree that ..." | Read more » over 4 years ago
"@warren - nope. The database is pretty much the same, but I significantly changed the route mapping in order to take advantage of the resourceful ..." | Read more » over 4 years ago
"Jeff - It's awesome that you ported MapKnitter to Rails 3! Like, so awesome. FYI the annotation branch isn't ready for production or even beta us..." | Read more » over 4 years ago
"Ahh. I see what you mean about the date the images were taken being different from the date the map was made. I think that for the time being, it..." | Read more » over 4 years ago
"Hi all - thanks for the feedback. I have added most of the bugs your reported to my todo list on GitHub. I'm working hard on integrating annotati..." | Read more » over 4 years ago
"Hey! This looks like a cool project! Enabling users to embed multimedia on a map was (at one point) part of the spec for my GSoC project to impro..." | Read more » over 4 years ago
"@mathew +1 for broccoli wad. amazing. " | Read more » almost 5 years ago
"@mathew - I think at the beginning, we don't need to allow people to create arbitrary visualizations through MapKnitter. That is a worthy goal, bu..." | Read more » almost 5 years ago
"@warren - Don't worry - the RIFFLE data visualization feature is a looooong way off. To be honest, it's not likely that I'll get to it before the ..." | Read more » almost 5 years ago
"@mathew - I've been thinking about Riffle data and just posted a research note about it: MapKnitter Annotations: Riffle Data as Map Annotations. I..." | Read more » almost 5 years ago
"All - thanks for a really great conversation about the future of MapKnitter. Here's how I've decided to proceed for the time being: I am focusin..." | Read more » almost 5 years ago
"yay! " | Read more » almost 5 years ago
"@bgmari I like the idea of git as a publication tool. BUT if the backend is going to be wholly converted to git, why not just use GitHub as the b..." | Read more » almost 5 years ago
"It seems like everyone is not on the same page re: Jeff's vision for the future of MapKnitter. Mathew: as I understand it , Jeff is proposing that..." | Read more » almost 5 years ago
"Hmmmm. That's not at all what I had understood from Jeff's comments. Jeff? Could you clarify? " | Read more » almost 5 years ago
"Liz - I see. Sure, I can make annotations deletable only by their owners. Ultimately, though, I really think that annotations should be just as f..." | Read more » almost 5 years ago
"Jeff - I have given some thought to edit history. I think that will be a somewhat substantial upgrade, so it may be outside the scope of my projec..." | Read more » almost 5 years ago
"This looks awesome! Can't wait to see your results once you finish assembling the flyer! " | Read more » almost 5 years ago
"liz - doesn't look like I'll be able to put anything together for you guys tomorrow (among other things, I had forgotten that the main editing page..." | Read more » almost 5 years ago
"liz - I'll do my best to get it working by Friday. In order to get a bare-bones installation plugged in to mapknitter, I'll need to write some .er..." | Read more » almost 5 years ago


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