May 04, 2017 on changelog
December 15, 2016 on changelog
The Woosmap DevTeam has released the Search API. It’s designed to help your users find the one store they’re looking for (or maybe the few stores they’re looking for). You can use RESTful requests directly from Client and Backend development to perform quick and easy spatial and attributes searches on your locations. Results are retrieved in GeoJSON standard format for easier integration. Typical user requirements could be to search for the nearby locations from a geocoded address or to filter a list of points of sales by available facilities.
October 26, 2016 on tutorials
A key task when designing our map technology stack was to be able to render a lot of location places while maintaining acceptable response times and keeping a smooth navigation. This is a big challenge as you have to manage all parts of the stack, from the geographic data storage to the client side rendering.
September 22, 2016 on tutorials
Here at Woosmap we love to work with CircleCI, a Continuous Integration solution that aims to help developers “ship better code, faster”. This tutorial teaches you how to automate the task of importing data into Woosmap database using CircleCI and Github. It’s not the main goal of this tool as in this case, we’re not using it for continuous deployment and continuous integration but for continuous import and delivery to our end users. By doing so, we ease the availability of updated data on production.
August 17, 2016 on tutorials
Geocoding is the process of converting addresses (like a street address) into geographic coordinates (like latitude and longitude). With Woosmap you can request nearby location or display on a map a lot of geographic elements like stores or any other point of interest. To take advantages of these features, you first have to push geocoded locations to our system, as we discussed in this previous post. Most of the time, your dataset has addresses but no location information.