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Goal: Build lab curriculum using CartoCSS
- Teach an unfamiliar medium (THE WEB!)
- Introduce Mapbox Studio & CartoDB
- Challenge Students!
Challenge: Create a tileset using CartoCSS based off of art
Roy Lichtenstein - M-MAYBE HE BECAME ILL, 1965
From this I learned a lot about CartoCSS!
... It can
be really hard!
(You can do it! )
Tips & Tricks for designing map tiles
1. It's dangerous to go alone!
Plan ahead for what you want to have in your tile design & make a game plan
2. Mise en Place
Use Global Variables
Make multiple Style Sheets!
Hack Project.yml for custom layers
4. Attributes Are Awesome
5. Never forget where you came from...
6. Have Fun!