At instaGIS we rely on several Open Source tools to perform some common operations. When you reuse proven and well tested third party code, and then enhance it to make it more secure or efficient, you really should give your enhancements back to the community.
If you’re familiar with Google Maps or Google Maps Api then you must be more than familiar with the default maptypes. Roadmap, Satellite and Hybrid views can take you a long way, but in the end the might just not be enough when you want to tell a particular story with your map.
Release 13.9.7 is ready, and with this one we added the capability of calculating automatic Isochrones. Wait, what? Ok, perhaps this one needs a little contextualization.
As any startup whose goal is to change the world (and ours is) we care a lot about what people think about us. But what’s more, we care a lot about people knowing us. It wouldn’t be enough to build the best web Gis application if nobody was to hear from us, ever.