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A Guide to Interactive Mapping Concepts

A study released by MIT in 2019 determined that users value digital maps as the third most important service of the internet—behind only search and email.

This six minute video will give you the information you need to understand the key concepts and foundations of interactive mapping.

Video Overview

0:15 : Three parts of an interactive map

0:30 : Mapping APIs

0:56 : Basemaps

1:33 : Your Data

2:25 : Zoom Levels

3:33 : Center Point

4:04 : Geometry Types

4:38 : Geo Feature Types

5:33 : Geo Features

5:50 : Default Zoom Extent

If you'd like help designing and launching an interactive map for your company or organization, we can help!