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Bringing Back the Spirit of Map Mashups: Combine Open Geodata APIs using HERE XYZ

Posted on October 1, 2018

Interline and HERE are collaborating to make Interline's open data services like OSM Extracts and the Transitland API easy to combine, mix, filter, analyze, and visualize using the new HERE XYZ platform.

GeoJSONL: An optimized format for large geographic datasets

Posted on September 11, 2018

GeoJSON Lines (geojsonl) is a simple, newline-delimited variant of GeoJSON that allows large datasets to be loaded with a much lower memory footprint and easily integrate with traditional text-based tools. Interline OSM Extracts now provides geojsonl, along with a small but growing number of tools.

Practices that help complex and collaborative open-source projects survive and thrive

Posted on July 6, 2018

At Interline, we specialize in deploying, creating, and managing the growth of open-source software. We've encountered many practices that can help complex and collaborative open-source projects survive and thrive. This blog post provides a tour through many open-source practices, particularly ones that are helpful for aging but popular software packages like OpenTripPlanner.

Producing 200 OpenStreetMap extracts in 35 minutes using a scalable data workflow

Posted on May 25, 2018

Interline now offers OSM Extracts, a service enabling software developers and GIS professionals to download chunks of OpenStreetMap data for 200 major cities and regions around the world. In this blog post, we describe how we generate those 200 extracts in parallel using Kubernetes and the Argo workflow manager.