Using an early version of the Atom.io editor, static and animated SVG graphics were created as a portion of the requirements of the UNIGIS Masters of Science (MSc) program at the Department of GeoInformatics - Z_GIS, University of Salzburg, Austria. This page presents two selected SVG works. The first SVG map is a static basemap with some animation and the second one is interactive and allows to show different thematic layers.
Both work samples are accessible on the left column. Please note that SVG support varies between browser. For best results, using Opera or Chrome is recommended. Firefox's SVG support could be better and Internet Explorer is not recommended.
The provided, unedited SVG files had to be cleaned-up in a first step. Then, the features were symbolized using CSS and the label were positioned using SVG transformations such as
Ruby is a powerful script language and was optionally used in one of the sub assignments. Due to not have access to tools such as FME at the time, a ruby script was written to transform a CSV file to a JSON file.