Tag: OSM

  • Using OS OpenData 250k maps in JOSM

    It is possible to use the Ordnance Survey Open Data 1 to 250,000 raster maps as a background layer in JOSM. However, the positional accuracy of this scale of map is limited. This could also apply to the StreetView tiles, but they are readily available as a WMS layer, which is probably preferable.

  • JOSM data source UK preset

    Constantly typing source: OS_OpenData_StreetView when editing OSM was becoming tiresome. Therefore I hacked together a quick sources preset based on one for Spain by user Sanchi. Perhaps this will be useful for others editing OSM in the UK using JOSM.

  • OpenStreetMap editing with JOSM

    I have done most of my Open Street Map editing using the free JOSM Editor, as I feel it has a number of advantages over the default, Flash-based, Potlatch editor built into the website. The feature I use most is the various background image layers, but also being able to quickly loading my GPS tracks and support for other plugins are […]

  • OpenStreetMap

    Over the past few months I have been getting involved with the OpenStreetMap project — a Wikipedia style map that anyone can edit, and use for whatever they want.