Maps for HTML Community Group

🔗 About the Community Group

The Maps for HTML Community Group is working to standardize methods of defining interactive geographic maps for the web.

The community group is hosted by the W3C (World Wide Web Consortium), and is open to anyone who is interested in maps and web standards.

For more information, consult:

🔗 Specifications and Reports

The group's reports and explainers:

🔗 Software projects

The following projects (hosted by the community group's GitHub account) make it possible to experiment with the proposed specifications:

🔗 Working Demos

Websites that use the custom element and MapML server, hosted by Natural Resources Canada.

🔗 Events

Conferences, meeting minutes, presentations, workshops, and other notable events:

  1. Maps for HTML Community Report meeting minutes and presentation SDWIG teleconference.
  2. Summary presentation of the W3C/OGC Joint Workshop Series on Maps for the Web and follow-up discussion W3C TPAC, virtual meeting.
  3. W3C/OGC Joint Workshop Series on Maps for the Web W3C/OGC virtual workshop, hosted by NRCAN. , 2020.
  4. Native maps in the browser (and HTML) submission and presentation WebWeWant event, Smashing conference. New York, NY USA. , 2019.
  5. MapML: The (new) map HTML element, now in MapServer, GDAL and OGR agenda and presentation FOSS4G. Bucharest, Romania. .
  6. Integrate Web map support into browsers agenda and meeting minutes W3C TPAC. Fukuoka, Japan. , 2019.
  7. What can bring MapML to the INSPIRE community submission and presentation INSPIRE conference. Antwerp, Belgium. .
  8. MapML discussion: meeting minutes SDWIG F2F/IRC. Amersfoort, Netherlands. .
  9. Extending the Web with Maps presentation Location and the Web workshop. Montreal, Canada. , 2016.
  10. GeoGratis API reference and BarCamp notes – extending the web to enable linked geospatial data (birth of the Maps for HTML Community Group!) W3C/OGC Linking Geospatial Data workshop. London, England. .