Tom MacWright

Tom MacWright
Developer, MapBox

Website | @tmcw

Tom specializes in building interactive and creative open source mapping tools for MapBOx. He is a lead architect of our open source mapping stack, including the TileMill project that combines Mapnik, Carto, Modest Maps, and other open source tools for use designing custom maps online. He’s also the lead developer behind Wax and an active contributor to Modest Maps, our web mapping APIs.

Tom is a frequent speaker on open source mapping technologies, having presented at the International Conference on Crisis Mapping, GOSCON, Where 2.0, FOSS4G, and OpenStreetMap’s State of the Map conferences. In addition to mapping, Tom is an experienced open source developer with significant experience working in JavaScript, Node.js, Django, and Ruby. He received a bachelor’s degree in computer science from The College of William and Mary.


Workshop Yerba Buena Salon 4-6
Please note: to attend, your registration must include Workshops.
Dave Cole (MapBox), Tom MacWright (MapBox)
Average rating: ****.
(4.33, 3 ratings)
Learn how to map beautiful interactive maps for web and mobile using the best open source tools. The workshop starts with a walk through of how web mapping works - data processing and designing a map, to rendering systems, Javascript frameworks, and future vector-rendering potentials, with deep dives into examples, and targeted at both technical and non-technical users. Read more.
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