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Google Maps 3 API – Fail for us

We tried – we failed…  For us to implement it, would require a good bit of re-write and we took the decision to not go with it this time.  It did make us think about the modular nature of the … Continue reading

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Web App fail?

The first round of testing that Karlyn performed was a resounding… well, fail to be honest.  I received a phone call bright and early one morning with the results of Karlyn’s testing. To be honest it just didn’t work for … Continue reading

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Minutes of project meeting, 7th September

I was about to post the minutes of our most recent meeting when I noticed I hadn’t posted those of the previous meeting.  So not only are we presenting historical maps, we’re blogging historical meetings.  The paperwork must be done! … Continue reading

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Thoughts and reflections

Ok so a list to begin with of things that need attention. Then the next post might be the order, but lets get them down first… 1. speed (i know, i know, but its the big one) 2. feedback on … Continue reading

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Routes and markers in time

Petra and I have been looking at the idea of routes and markers in time. This is an interesting visualisation of that particular problem using insects and street lights

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Screen grab

Looking good. Starting to work. I was actually standing in the ECA quadrangle so we seem to be 3-400 metres SW of target. But pretty good progress so far.

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Notes from the project meeting of July 31st

Action report All the actions from the July 21st meeting have been done. WP2 Status We have enhanced the interface to produce a usable demo, including navigation between layers and overlaying of different layers.  We have improved the HTML/CSS that … Continue reading

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Budget in JISC form

Just somewhere to put the JISC templated budget so that it can be referenced in the Project plan! wwtplanbudget_jiscri_jisc

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Notes from the project meeting of July 21st

This meeting marked the end of WP1 (Configuration of Mobile Mapping Technologies) and the start of WP2 (Defining the User Experience)  These are the notes that I took from the meeting. Report on WP1 We have a working demo.  It … Continue reading

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One Small Step…

One small step for the Team. On Friday we managed to get our first image rendered locked to our position  – well in truth after a little bit of fiddling around, we got it. This was done using Javascript to … Continue reading

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