Nora Söderlund's Developer Blog

1 years ago

Google Open Source Peer Bonus award 2023

I was awarded with a Google Open Source Peer Bonus for my Google Maps Platform Discord community and GitHub repositories contributions.

5 months ago

Open sourcing my RideTracker project

I am open sourcing my RideTracker app which is built using React Native for the mobile application, Kotlin for the Android Wear application, and Cloudflare Workers for the backend services.

10 months ago

Jira story summaries in GitHub pull requests

I wanted to be able to see a snapshot and have a link of pull requests connected to Jira stories, in GitHub itself.

I'm sure I'm not the only one, so here's the GitHub Action that I made!

Introducing MySQL connections in Cloudflare Workers over sockets

Previously MySQL connections in Cloudflare Workers were only done possible through Cloudflare Tunnels.

Here's to introducing a TCP socket implementation!

Visualizing potential solar panel placements in Google Maps

This is how you can visualize potential solar panel placements with the building insights in the new Solar API, on dynamic maps!

Integrating the new Solar API in Google Maps

The new Solar API from Google Maps was just released the other day. This is how you can integrate it with dynamic maps!

1 years ago

Projecting a 3D route on Google Maps

With my WebGL route renderer package, you can now project the route on a Google Maps instance using a vector map.

Read more on how to do this and try it out yourself!

Remote controlled airplanes are pretty awesome!

I just received an remote controlled airplane that I ordered last week. It's incredible fun to fly it!

Projecting a route to 3D using WebGL

I made a 3D route renderer using only WebGL because I couldn't find any open source package that does this. Stuff like this is what really tickles my brain.

Bundling several Google Maps markers together

Do you want to bundle several Google Maps markers at the same position in a nice way?

Read more on how you can recolor, rotate, and capture click events for custom markers!

Capturing Google Maps markers inside a polygon

Do you want to capture Google Maps markers within a drawn polygon?

Read more on how you can use some basic functions to do this!

Using Google Maps markers as anchors

Do you want to use a marker in Google Maps as an anchor element with a real navigation status bar?

Read more on how you can do it through your map element's tag name!

Static Google Maps coordinate projection

Do you want to project coordinates to the screen when using the Google Maps Static API?

Read more on how you can use the Mercator projection to do it!