Category Archives: Tutorials

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Earth Scanner Map Image Margin Tutorial

We finally got around to addressing a bugbear we’ve had with our Earth Scanner web application, of recent times, right from its inception, regarding the small mismatch of overlayed HTML elements with the world map (image) underneath, improving on yesterday’s … Continue reading

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Earth Scanner Wikipedia Images Tutorial

Yesterday’s Earth Scanner Linear Gradient Leg Tutorial‘s use of Wikipedia geodata reminded us, again, of the incredible resource Wikipedia can be for the online world. Wikipedia is a great resource for images of places too, and today, we add to … Continue reading

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Earth Scanner Linear Gradient Leg Tutorial

Onto yesterday’s Earth Scanner Question Delimiter Tutorial‘s progress, today, we have … a linear gradient applied to the trip leg plotting … for … colour direction … purposes … <style> hr.hrright { background-image: linear-gradient(to right, red, orange, yellow, green, blue, … Continue reading

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Earth Scanner Question Delimiter Tutorial

We’re adding another delimiter to those discussed in yesterday’s Earth Scanner Delimitation Tutorial, and it’s a doozy … ? … (just quietly for now while we test for another day) … placed after a placename will … first check if … Continue reading

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Earth Scanner Delimitation Tutorial

A lot of the data aspects to our latest Earth Scanner web application have relied on … user reliability … and … delimitation rules … less stringent for … timezone places Of course, we’d really like to automate more, but … Continue reading

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Earth Scanner Placements Tutorial

You see that little play on words in today’s title, using … Placements ? Where we meant “the specification, by placename, of latitude and longitude for a user defined place”? And so we decided not to give this blog posting … Continue reading

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Earth Scanner Itinerary Collaboration Tutorial

It might be just us, but around here, we give ourselves a “leave pass”, talking about … sharing … much more than … collaborating … because we see collaboration, as much to do with at least two parties being able … Continue reading

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Earth Scanner Sharing Itinerary Detail Tutorial

Further to yesterday’s Earth Scanner Sharing Tutorial, today, we were … more than half expecting that for web browsers where navigator.canShare comes up with true (eg. Safari), supporting the Web Share API on a https:// protocol, we’d be saying for … Continue reading

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