[uMap] End user documentation

Guillaume compte.umap at whoz.me
Wed Oct 5 18:50:25 UTC 2016


Cartocite's tutorials are a solid start for an end user documentation,
but they can't be updated and improved by an open community.

This is a shame, especially with the new version of Umap, which should
lead to updates in these tutorials.

I think Umap could benefit from some knowledge base / wiki /
documentation website that any mapper could edit.

The links on Cartocite's wiki have been red for some time now. With a
proper place to contribute, some of the missing tutorials could be
written by others.



PS : and yes, I'm French, despite my interest in an english documentation :)

On 05/10/2016 18:47, Thomas Gratier wrote:
> Hi,
> You can look at
> http://wiki.cartocite.fr/doku.php?id=umap:tutoriel_umap#niveau_debutant for
> a good structured "Umap getting started" (OK, it's in French but you are
> French it seems ;))
> It could be a good content for starting an "official" tutorial maybe.
> For other Umap resources, as you stated, it's mainly on the OpenStreetMap
> wiki in various pages.
> Cheers
> Thomas Gratier
> 2016-10-05 18:15 GMT+02:00 Guillaume <compte.umap at whoz.me>:
>> Hi everyone,
>> I don't find any end user documentation for Umap. Is there any ? And if
>> not, would anyone interested in building / writing one ?
>> I know there are resources to learn & teach Umap, but they're scattered
>> throughout wiki pages, tutorials on blogs, forums, and OSM Q/A help.
>> It's not as easy as having end user documentation in a single place, where
>> people can easily get into Umap, learn how to use it and improve their
>> mapping skills.
>> I often discover great Umaps, and find myself wondering "How was it made ?
>> How can I do something cool like that ?"... And then I'm stuck and can't
>> find an answer.
>> So, if there's a end user documentation : where is it ? If there isn't, it
>> would be nice to have a place to start writing it.
>> Cheers
>> Guillaume
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