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A History of Philadelphia Churches through Maps, Part II

In the first part of this series, I discussed how distribution of churches across the Philadelphia region ties to population density, suggesting that visual patterns in maps can be used to better understand slices of our history. This material isn’t particularly novel and tells stories that are fairly well known; my interest is driven in […]

First Philadelphia Node.JS Meetup

I went to the first Philadelphia Node.JS meetup last night hosted by Zivtech. It was a mix of local developers at various stages in their careers. There were several informative impromptu presentations, including a demonstration of file transfer using web sockets and Node.JS and sending Apple IOS push notifications from Node.JS. Useful libraries: Socket.io – […]