Monday, April 5, 2010

SimpleMappr API

There are plenty of resources to make pushpin maps, but none that I know of have a Microsoft Excel add-on to make use of these. My ultimate goal is to make one as part of SimpleMappr to help streamline map creation for assembly into manuscripts. To get a little closer to this vision, I spent a half-hour making a RESTful API and the documentation may be found here:

For example, this URL:,0,0&width=400&bbox=-130,40,-60,50&layers=lakes,stateprovinces&projection=esri:102009

Gives you this: