Geo::Google::StaticMaps, which basically just transforms a map definition given as a bunch of nested hashes and arrays into a Static Maps API URL. It ought to support everything that the Static Maps API itself currently supports.
It’s hard to see how a mobile application development environment is viable these days without some sort of mobile backend-as-a-service (MBaaS) platform to accompany it. The latest provider of a mobile development platform to make such an effort is Kony, which this week launched the Kony Mobile Backend-as-a-Service platform.
With the power and scope of GIS growing as new tools become available, Jason Baker’s article on opensource.com celebrated the arrival of GIS Day on November 19 by discussing three viable alternatives to Google Maps API for creating interactive web maps for a range of use cases.
App review fraud is a serious issue for both developers and app stores, but Bogdan Popsecu, the developer behind the popular Dash tool, says Apple went too far in closing his account and banning him. This is a mess.