Mapbox vector tiles optimize delivery of large amounts of geographic data to power mapping applications in a scalable and cost effective way. In this episode, we’ll break down what tiles are and the advantages of working with vector tiles. In addition, we will help you understand how and when to tile data. Lastly, we’ll demonstrate how to generate tiles with our new beta user interface for MTS built into Mapbox Studio.
- What vector tiles are
- Why and when to tile data
- How to use vector tiles as a database
- How to generate tiles with Mapbox Studio/MTS UI