MapBox on Tender

Will

Posted by Will at May 30th, 2011

MapBox Support

MapBox provides a series of tools that allow you to design, host and share your custom maps. They also have a BEAUTIFUL support site!

I stumbled across MapBox while doing some research for a side project. There isn't anything more rewarding than discovering an awesome service that’s using Tender for its customer support.

"The workflow (in Tender) is great," says Will White, a developer at Development Seed who works on MapBox. "It's easy for people to start discussions, and we can quickly turn emails into support requests. It's also great that the developers can have back-channel conversations directly on the discussions."

What's even more awesome is that the crew over at Development Seed release their code as open-source software. If you do any type of mapping work, be sure to check MapBox out.

TileMill

Create maps in a fast, intuitive design studio.
More Info: http://tilemill.com
On GitHub: https://github.com/mapbox/tilemill

TileStream

A node.js mbtiles tile server.
More Info: http://mapbox.com/#/tilestream
On GitHub: https://github.com/mapbox/tilestream

MapBox for iPad

Share maps with anyone, anywhere on the iPad.
More Info: http://mapbox.com/#/ipad

2 Comments

  1. Mike Mike said on May 31st, 2011

    Tender should resize images and pop them up in a lightbox animation.

    While Mapbox looks amazing, the thing that destroy the flow on their site is the large images here:

    http://support.mapbox.com/discussions/general-questions/46-hanging-on-deleted-layer

    Tender should automatically resize it and pop it up in full size when clicked.

  2. Will Will said on June 1st, 2011

    Thanks for the feedback Mike. We should definitely add something like that.

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