The new GeoData tool set: CouchDB and NodeJS

Session Type: 
Tech Session
Mick Thompson, Occipital, LLC

"Geo is cool." We all know that. New companies have been created based on the fact that we all carry Internet enabled GPS devices with us at all times. As there has been more adoption of new data stores, there are also new tools for querying that data. Geocouch combined with Javascript geoJSON functions can make easy work of geodata.

Speaker Bio: 

Mick Thompson has been developing code using open source tools for 10 years. He is passionate about open source, web applications, and api design. He has work almost exclusively for startups where building applications on new and innovative technologies is the norm. Since location has become more available on mobile devices in the last few years he has focused his attention on enhancing existing projects with location.

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