# DjangoCon 2011 Notes / docs / making_interactive_maps.rst

 Kenneth Love 381b8a0 2011-09-08   1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 =================================== Making Interactive Maps for the Web =================================== Presented by Zain Memon ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ DB PostgreSQL + PostGIS ORM GeoDjango Front-end TileStache Slippy Map PolyMaps (but would probably use Leaflet or GMaps in the future) What makes a good map * Attractive * Use a different base layer * cloudlayer.com * GMaps styled map wizard * Readable * Interactive * Fast * Use a CDN * Don't pass through too much data * Don't use too many polygons (draw shapes on the server and send flat images to the map, if possible) .. note:: http://polymaps.org/ex/cluster.html 
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