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There is a non-obvious relationship of big engines like Mapnik, and the rest of Openstreetmap activity. While building OSGeo-Live v10, I am trying to make sense of “the whole of openstreetmap software” — to make a map of it, so to speak.. but a map of logical groupings, by purpose, and weighted by popularity and utility. Server-side to client-side is represented as one spectrum, right to left.. and then separate activity classes, like the difference between data pipelines for maintenance, rendering, and more recently, analysis.. then the nouns of the actual software projects, some of which are quite large, like Mapnik.


related links:

Mapnik: main site; OSM wiki page;wiki; tutorial; repo; python interfaces; python-mapnik quickstart

OSMIUM repo; pyosmium; and other OSM Code
osm2pgsql repo and a tutorial
Imposm3 repo and tutorial

OSM Node One

OSM dot-org Internal Git

OSM Packaging in Debian -blends- -ref-

OSM TagInfo language example


A representative example of US Census Bureau TIGER data, integrated into OSM. -Here-


Sonoma State University in osmbuildings

osmlab labuildings gitter channel

OSM Wiki – Multipoygons -link-


>-here- presented by mikel maron and jennings anderson at SOTM-US in this video Odd thing here may be, that the “unit of analysis is the tile” .. so, in a twist, the delivery of the graphics, becomes the unit of analytics. MapBox blog post on osm-qa tiles


Openstreetmap Wiki Overpass-turbo

OSM Future Directions have been brewing for a long time

osm2vectortiles osm2vectortiles-logo

Other Notable Resources
3rd Party OSM WMTS OWS Service via MapProxy

Wikimedia Foundation Maps

Omniscale Gmbh and Co. KG, OSM

Overpress Express

OSM Software Watchlist -here-

OSM Geometry Inspector -link-

MapBox Mapping -Repo- -Wiki-

OpenSolarMap -hackpad- -Github-

OSM Basemaps -LINK-