Sunday, June 26, 2011

SimpleMappr Embedded

I never had high hopes for SimpleMappr. There are plenty of desktop applications to produce publication-quality point maps. But it turns out, users find these hard to use or are too rich for their pocket books. As a result, my little toy and its API are getting a fair amount of use. I find this greatly encouraging so I occasionally clean-up the code and add a few logical, unobtrusive options.

A number of users appear to want outputs for copy-paste on web pages and not copy-paste into manuscripts, so I just wrote an extension to permit embedding.

Here's one such example using the URL

Happy mapping...