Our list of recommended resources and tools to help you become a better web cartographer:


  • Mapbox GL JS

    Mapbox GL JS is an open source JavaScript library that lets you create highly interactive maps with WebGL and Mapbox styles.

  • Google Maps JavaScript API

    This is probably the most popular digital maps API.

  • Mapshaper

    Mapshaper is a web app that helps you manipulate map data.

  • QGIS

    QGIS is a free and open source application for geographic information systems.

  • D3.js

    D3.js is a data visualization library for Javascript. It can also be used to create insightful and interactive maps.

  • OSM Boundaries Map

    An interactive tool that lets you download polygons for political boundaries around the world. Powered by OpenStreetMap.