YBCA: YOU – An event commentary site

I worked with Vernal recently to implement this member site that provides “an online logbook for keeping track of your artistic experiences”. There were no maps here, but a lot of jQuery work to provide front end forms with a nice user experience. Event logic is always a challenge on the server side, but worked…

RSF impact map adds content flow, AJAX loading, and more

Ever seen a map of custom markers synchronized with thumbnail images in a content flow that dynamically loads content including tabs, post listings, and a slide show? I hadn’t either! I was not certain it could be done, but perseverance paid off. The map is tied to the thumbnails, so an item selected in either…

Portfolio 21 Investments Launched

This is the first investment site I’ve worked on, and it required some real learning for me and my partner at Vernal Creative. When money, investment, and regulation enter the picture, a new level of rigor and attention to detail are required. This only improved the end result. I did the front end (jQuery) and…

urb.is – experiences from Reykjavík, Iceland

This is a Geo Mashup site focused on Iceland’s capital city. I implemented a custom info window with the nice touch of a colored border to match the color of the clicked marker. This is a great example of a site that uses Geo Mashup well with just a touch of customization to make it…

Congressional Hunger Center – DataTables!

I did a lot of custom WordPress development for this site, but the highlight is the browsing interface for their large library of publications. Publications are presented in a table using the great open source DataTables jQuery plugin. We needed even more filtering abilities to refine the table contents, so I wrote an add on…

Natural Lands Trust Geo Search

Natural Lands Trust, a collection of conservation areas in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, hired me to customize their Geo Mashup implementation with a Google-like lettered marker display of geo search results, and some improved handling of the KML-based boundary maps for individual preserves like the Glades Wildlife Refuge. I think it really brings the reality…

RSF Social Finance Impact Map Enhancements

We’ve updated this map of RSF Social Finance projects with a larger map pane, extra zoom control, smaller controls in general, full post display below the map, and a tabbed alternate list view. Next up is an interface for users to submit their projects using a customized gravity form to make the map as social…