Tyler Young on Geo Mapping at Felt

About this Episode

Published October 13, 2022 | Duration: 36:59 | RSS Feed | Direct download
Transcript: English

Today on Elixir Wizards we are joined by Tyler Young to explore the particulars of Geo Mapping, the process of turning data into maps. Tyler is a Senior Software Developer at Felt, the world’s first collaborative mapping tool built for anyone to make a beautiful map in minutes. Tune in today to learn more about Geo Mapping from today’s special guest, Tyler Young!

Key Points From This Episode:

  • A brief breakdown of today’s topic and introduction to our special guest, Tyler Young
  • We discover Tyler’s background and how he started working in Elixir, as well as how he got into the map business because of his love for Elixir
  • We learn about GIS and its history as a system/standard/protocol, and how someone can study GIS
  • Find out how mapping is helpful in more ways than just for directions, including climate changes, vacation planning, and more
  • Tyler breaks down the common technologies and toolkits for programming with maps
  • The specific tools that Felt is using to ingest map data and build the interactive maps
  • What common problems arise when developing with maps
  • Tyler teaches the Elixir Wizards about his tried and true way of decision making with “The McDonald’s option”
    **Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

  • Tyler Young on Twitter — https://twitter.com/TylerAYoung

  • Tyler Young on GitHub — https://github.com/s3cur3

  • Tyler Young on LinkedIn — https://www.linkedin.com/in/tyler-young-dev/

  • Felt — https://felt.com/about

  • SmartLogic — https://smartlogic.io/

  • SmartLogic Twitter — https://twitter.com/smartlogic

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