Online Mapping for Beginners – The Map Academy from CartoDB

Something innovative from the CartoDB crew (timely given their recent announcement of CartoDB Enterprise) … The Map Academy, a series of online mapping courses – Learn to create maps on the web and visualize geospatial data.

The first course is ‘Online Mapping for Beginners’, which gives a walk through of many CartoDB capabilities. It’s available as 5 ‘chapters’ of 10 minutes or so each that you can follow along with at your own pace. You can get the data for the tutorials at the Map Academy page – see

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What will you learn…

  •     Create interactive map data visualizations.
  •     Import and manage your data.
  •     Visualize data from different sources.
  •     Improve the way you tell stories with maps.
  •     Reuse open datasets.
  •     Share maps with your organization.

Who is this for…

  •     Journalists.
  •     Business Analysts.
  •     Marketing Managers.
  •     Map enthusiastics.
  •     Web cartographers.
  •     Scientists.

See The Map Academy