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developer tools

Build better buildings with indoor maps

The U.S. construction industry generates 37 million blueprints each year. 90% of contractors keep those...

developer tools

Style-optimized vector tiles

We’re introducing a new feature for optimizing your vector tiles to give you more control...

October 11 2016

Find us at FOSS4G!

Photo by UNFCCC. Vladimir Agafonkin (@mourner), Johan Uhle (@freenerd), and I (@sgillies) will be in...


Improved performance for your maps

Your maps are about to get faster thanks to some newly updated vector tiles and...

May 19 2016
developer tools

Mapbox Streets and Terrain now follow Vector Tile Specification version 2

We upgraded billions of our tiles in Mapbox Streets and Terrain* to follow the updated...

developer tools

Vector Tile Specification version 2: what's changed?

The Mapbox Vector Tile Specification recently graduated to version 2.0 and along with it a...


The new Mapbox Vector Tile Specification guide

Vector tiles are how we store geographic data for rendering on the web or mobile...

developer tools

Clustering millions of points on a map with Supercluster

Last year, I explained how we use dynamic shape simplification and partitioning algorithms to render...

developer tools

Rendering big geodata on the fly with GeoJSON-VT

Despite the amazing advancements of computing technologies in recent years, processing and displaying large amounts...

map design

Linking the most interesting places in the world

The Geotaggers’ World Atlas is my long-term project to discover the world’s most interesting places...


Mapbox Vector Tile Specification adopted by Esri

The Mapbox Vector Tile spec is catching on. We are pleased to announce that Esri...

March 17 2015
developer tools

Mapping extremely dense point data with vector tiles

One of the most challenging geographic data sets I have ever worked with is the...

map design

Mapbox terrain data update

We just pushed a huge data update to Mapbox Outdoors, increasing terrain resolution across nearly...

map design

Temperature and terrain cartography

Our new vector tile compositing technology opens possibilities for streaming data into maps. This week...

map design

Earthquake ShakeMap design

Peak ground velocity for the 7.5-magnitude earthquake in Guerrero, Mexico in April.

map design

Designing a Map for the Outdoors From the Ground Up

The new Mapbox Outdoors is all about bringing the background forward. Hill shades orient runners,...

map design

Designing a Vector Terrain Map for Outdoor Apps

We are starting a major update to MapBox Terrain. We are designing this specifically for...

map design

Vector Tiles Preview: Designing the World with TileMill2

A peek over AJ’s shoulder while he uses an early internal preview of TileMill 2,...