We are happy to announce that komoot has joined the MapLibre Sponsorship Program and supports us as a Silver Sponsor!
Komoot is an app that lets you find, plan, and share adventures with its easy route planner.
The Metal project team has started working! The goal is to deliver a Metal beta release for MapLibre Native by the end of 2023.
AWS and Meta are teaming up in this effort because they both recognize the importance of Metal as a modern graphics backend on Apple devices.
If you speak Japanese and you are interested in map rendering, have a look at the newly created MapLibre User Group Japan.
Official Website: https://bit.ly/mug--jp Twitter Space: https://twitter.com/i/spaces/1OyKAVvlgvbGb Yasunori Kirimoto and Kanahiro Iguchi who are both MapLibre Voting Members are organizing the User Group.
The MapLibre Bounty Program will support the following cross-project directions: Terrain3D, globe view, documentation, performance, Brahmic/Indic scripts, MapLibre Innovation Lab.
We invited the broader community to give feedback and share ideas for cross-project directions in a discussion group on GitHub .
With Ovidiu Voda starting today, we are proud to now have two people working as Maintainers on MapLibre Native. Please give Ovi a warm welcome!
Ovi is going to work together with Bart Louwers on Native and he is looking forward to meeting everyone involved in the project.
We had our first monthly meeting of 2023. You find the meeting notes here: #187 Feel free to join our next monthly meeting on Wednesday, Feb 8th, 2023. The technical steering committee meetings are open to everyone!
Today, Bart Louwers is starting to work with MapLibre in the Maintainer Native role. Let’s give him a warm welcome!
Bart is excited to meet the people involved in the project and learn more about the codebase and the community behind it.
MapLibre Native is planning for modularization and migration to Metal, Apple’s graphics framework, for rendering on iOS mobile devices.
A design proposal for the modularization of the map rendering architecture can be found at #547 .
We thank all our sponsors for their generous financial support and assistance in building the MapLibre Organization.
We were successful in securing initial funding and would now like to pay people from the community for coordination, maintenance, and development work.
On Thursday, Aug 25th, 2022, the MapLibre Voting Members elected for the first time a Governing Board and they approved the MapLibre Charter. We thank all the candidates and Voting Members for participating in this process!
We are pleased to announce that Meta now is a sponsor of the MapLibre Organization. Thanks for your generous help and for all the trust you put in us!
Meta has been involved in the MapLibre Organization since the very beginning, helped setting up the initial fork, and provided guidance on non-trivial questions around licensing.
Recently, MIERUNE Inc. from Japan decided to support MapLibre financially with a generous donation of USD 10'000, see https://opencollective.com/maplibre . This is the largest ammount that MapLibre has received to date.