Interactive Vector Maps

FaultHero needed users to be able see their fault locations on an interactive map, allowing them to have metric data represented geographically.

This involved creating a new api endpoint to serve data in a geojson format, and building some aggregate SQL queries for new metrics.

On the frontend, we originally implementated Mapzen’s platform, which rather unfortunately, ceased to exist during development. Fortunately, Maptiler offer an excellent replacement, with a sane API, solid infrastructure, and reasonable pricing.

So, with the vector tile layer available, we needed to display pointers based on coordinates on a map. To build this feature, we leveraged the Mapbox SDK.