Posts Tagged “Blog”

Automated the Map Updates

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Automated the Map Updates

As detailed in a previous blog post “Making the map track-only” I cleaned up the KML to reduce the size I have the Google Maps API process. I automated the processing. The source system updates four times a day in batch on a not exactly regular schedule, so I pull it hourly, compare the data…

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Making the map track-only

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Making the map track-only

As detailed in a previous blog post “Adding a map to the blog” I generate a KML overlay out of a download from the Garmin portal. As I was watching this, the KML file grew very rapidly. Even at 10 minute interval data points, in 5 days the overlay grew to 2MB … And it…

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Autopost to FB working, all test posts removed

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Autopost to FB working, all test posts removed

Alright, after this one we’re going back to our regular scheduled programming provided by Irene from Vingilótë. We maintain a Facebook Page for Vingilótë, mostly so it’s quick and easy to share to our personal feeds, but also so the businesses and individuals involved in making Vingilótë a reality can share from it and benefit…

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Adding a map to the blog

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Adding a map to the blog

I wanted to show a map of the track and location of Vingilótë. It works and you can find it at Where Are They Now?. It is manually updated: taking live data and doing it automatically (though, likely delayed), is the next bit of free time programming. Detail Vingilótë has a ridiculous number of ways…

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