The christmas season is coming, and with it all those christmas trees and markets! It's the right time to check, if the christmas map in your area is up-to-date. Use the Christmas category on OpenStreetBrowser to check if all features are mapped correctly!
More information in the OSM Wiki.read more
One of the main components - overpass-frontend - which handles communication to the database server server (Overpass API) and caching, had an important update. More filters are now possible, e.g. nwr(user:"Alice") or way[building](if:!is_closed()). The README has a full list of available filters.read more
Recently I introduced a few "OpenStreetMap Quality Control" categories:read more
An exciting new feature: "Custom Categories", which can be created and edited from within OpenStreetBrowser. Watch the video for a short introduction: https://youtu.be/I0x4Kwz6u90. Also, check out the tutorial!
Also, there are a few new Twig filters: 'json_pp' and 'yaml'. Check the documentation for details!read more
From now on, it's possible to write categories in YAML format. This is much easier than JSON and allows for comments. You can find a few example categories in the documentation on Github. There's a repository with these examples in the OpenStreetBrowser Development environment, which you can fork (you can load this under the big ➕ icon on OpenStreetBrowser).read more