Recently we’ve written about creating Data-Driven Maps with CARTO Builder and apart from creating maps dependent on ramps for numeric values, sometimes you need to create maps that show geospatial features grouped visually under different categories. For example, when analyzing different types of crimes, stores by branch, or tweets by...Read more
For a long time, most GIS tools focused on creating maps with very small datasets. Now that we have more and more data we need better tools to visualize datasets that are way bigger, or that represent a high density amount of features for some particular places. For example, if...Read more
Pokémon GO is Apple’s most downloaded app in a first week ever, and reached an estimated 100M Android downloads from the Google Play Store as of three days ago. In this game, where users try to “catch” different Pokémon types by walking around their local neighborhoods—or by traveling to the...Read more
During the last few months, to create a more compelling platform and provide all the necessary functionality for the new Builder, we’ve made some additions to our Engine. Before we began working on those additions, we learned from our clients, users, and partners how they could best leverage the Engine...Read more
From the very beginning, CartoDB has focused and researched how to make visual exploration of location data easier and more compelling. For most of that research, we rely on standard languages that are easy to use and learn, such as SQL and CartoCSS. Now, we are taking CartoCSS a step...Read more
Lately, there has been a lot happening at CARTO related to the visual exploration of location data. We’ve been researching, for quite a while, new ideas for visualizing thematic information on the web. Apart from color, we might have something to share with you soon, we are investing time experimenting...Read more
Sync Tables are my favorites; having almost real-time maps without having to code a single line is something that I find amazing, even if this element has been a CartoDB staple for a long time now. This is my personal tribute to the feature, and a list of ideas that...Read more
A few months ago we announced our brand new free basemaps—Positron and Dark Matter—built with OpenStreetMap data and designed with the help of our friends at Stamen; your data will absolutely pop when using them.Read more
We’re excited to announce that Carlos Tallón is joining CartoDB. Carlos was previously lead designer at Minijuegos.com. He has excelent taste in design and aesthetics and awesome iconography skills. Carlos will be helping our community grow and make the CartoDB Editor even simpler to use.Read more
If you’re following our repositories or you are using Odyssey.js you will have discovered that we’ve been using markdown a lot during the last few months. The Markdown language was created in 2004 by John Gruber, with substantial contributions from Aaron Swartz. Its goal is to allow people “to write...Read more
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