Posts Tagged ‘Google Earth Plugin’

Visualizing Twitter Activity Inside the Google Earth Plugin

February 9th, 2009

Here’s a browser based version of the (Feb 2009) UK Snowstorm Twitter activity, animated inside the Google Earth Plugin.
This mashes up 3800 Tweets over the course of a week. Users posting their location and the amount of snowfall they were seeing on a scale of 0 to 10. You can see [...]

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GE API Page and Polygon Editor

June 12th, 2008

I’ve added a new page (in the menu on the left) to index my GE browser Plug-in projects, with three more examples to go alongside the flight simulator game and bounce! animation.
Delving into the API…

A basic Polygon Editor. Something I plan to develop further. Use draggable pushpins to rotate, re-size and locate a single, regular polygon or circle anywhere on [...]

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Google Earth Browser, Mini Flight Sim

June 4th, 2008

This is a miniature, arcade-type flight simulator which runs inside the Google Earth browser plug-in. Based around a much modified version of the Google Milktruck(!) demo.
The plane hugs the terrain, and the gas pedal is permanently down. Just use Left and Right cursor keys control it.
Click the following link to play.   Enjoy!
Mini Flight Sim
Note, the [...]

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Google Earth in Google Earth in a Browser

June 2nd, 2008

Since the new Google Earth browser plugin was released last week, I’ve been trying hard to resist the temptation to simply throw giant KML files at it . Instead focusing on stuff which wouldn’t be practical using regular Google Earth.
Anyway, I’ve cobbled together a simple interactive animation using the API.  Similar idea to my earlier (rather lame) bouncing Google Earth 3D model. only at the [...]

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