Architecture for Mobile First Maps

  • Presented at FOSS4G 2018 in Saint Louis, Missouri - https://mobile1st.roblabs.com - Offline Maps for Mobile — Making Maps That Are Mobile First

MapLibre

An open-source fork of Mapbox GL SDK for iOS and Android

MapLibre Source Code

Key Open Source PRs & Commits
  • https://github.com/maplibre/maplibre-gl-native/pull/7#issuecomment-780287993

Projects that use MapLibre for Mobile:

Building Mapbox GL Native

Xcode 12.4

Xcode 12.5 & 13.x

Other

dot gitmodules

Raster Decompression

Sideloading of Map Data (for Offline Maps)

Android

iOS

Research into downloading Map Tiles as mbtiles

  • This work is in a private repository, but some of this product research has made it into the iOS products mentioned.
  • We also have prototypes of MBTiles being stored in a cloud or on the App Store as a post install operation.
  • Offline Maps with MBTiles (requires authentication) - https://github.com/roblabs/openmaptiles-ios#mapbox-library-install

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