While making field recordings for the August 23, 1966 project two years ago, I carried along a small GPS logger. I sat on the resulting GPX file while the project wrapped up, but now that I’ve posted an in-depth recap of the project I thought linking the location with the audio files would be an interesting experiment.
A quick search led me to Kaz Okuda’s project on Google Code, gpxviewer - a perfect match. From the project’s page:
The script works fine, but it hasn’t been updated since 2007 and is only compatible with the now deprecated Google Maps API v2. I forked the project to GitHub and added support for version 3 of the Google Maps API. I also changed the coding style of the library has been changed a bit, for clarity.
(Kaz, I hope you don’t mind - I’d be happy to get this work merged back in with your project. Google Code just doesn’t lend itself well to parallel development.)
With jQuery, using the library is as simple as: