Raluca Nicola

Senior Product Engineer, Esri

Raluca Nicola

Senior Product Engineer, Esri

Web Cartography Unfolded: the Technology behind Web Maps

Let's have a look at how web technology influences the craft of map making. In this talk we'll go under the hood of 3 web maps: we'll learn how to create them and understand the technology behind them. The technology can vary depending on the purpose of the map so we'll look into different types of maps from simple and effective SVG maps to captivating 3D maps. This presentation is beginner friendly, so join me even if you're a web map newbie.

About

Raluca is a Senior Product Engineer in the web mapping team at Esri. Beyond this formal title, what she really does is help the development team create ArcGIS API for JavaScript, a user friendly web mapping API, that pushes the boundaries of web cartography. What she enjoys most at work and outside of work is to experiment with various visualization techniques and create intuitive and beautiful maps. Most of these maps are 3D and all of them live on the web. In the past she also made maps for the Atlas of Switzerland and the Swiss National Park.