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June 5, 2015 AT 4:00 am

DIY GPS with Tangram ES and #raspberrypi #piday @Raspberry_Pi

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From mapzen via raspberry pi pod:

A couple of months ago the nice folks at RaspberryPi published a blog post about Tangram ES, Mapzen’s native 2D/3D map rendering engine running on their hardware. The feedback was great and people seemed to be very excited to start using it for their own projects.

Tangram ES is a work-in-progress map engine written in C++ and OpenGL ES 2.0, so it can be a little intimidating to start from scratch. That’s why we thought this small weekend project could get the ball rolling and ignite some ideas in the community.

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