Nora Söderlund's Developer Blog

7 months ago

Google Open Source Peer Bonus award 2023

I was awarded with a Google Open Source Peer Bonus for my Google Maps Platform Discord community and GitHub repositories contributions.

3 months ago

Jira story summaries in GitHub pull requests

I wanted to be able to see a snapshot and have a link of pull requests connected to Jira stories, in GitHub itself.

I'm sure I'm not the only one, so here's the GitHub Action that I made!

Introducing MySQL connections in Cloudflare Workers over sockets

Previously MySQL connections in Cloudflare Workers were only done possible through Cloudflare Tunnels.

Here's to introducing a TCP socket implementation!

Visualizing potential solar panel placements in Google Maps

This is how you can visualize potential solar panel placements with the building insights in the new Solar API, on dynamic maps!

Integrating the new Solar API in Google Maps

The new Solar API from Google Maps was just released the other day. This is how you can integrate it with dynamic maps!

6 months ago

Projecting a 3D route on Google Maps

With my WebGL route renderer package, you can now project the route on a Google Maps instance using a vector map.

Read more on how to do this and try it out yourself!

7 months ago

Remote controlled airplanes are pretty awesome!

I just received an remote controlled airplane that I ordered last week. It's incredible fun to fly it!

Fullstack application using Cloudflare Pages

I migrated most of my services to Cloudflare Pages, and in doing so, I got rid of Next.js and simply used Cloudflare Pages' functions implementation with my own low-level implementations.

Read more on how you can control your own workflow with TypeScript and server sided React DOM rendering with Cloudflare Pages.

Projecting a route to 3D using WebGL

I made a 3D route renderer using only WebGL because I couldn't find any open source package that does this. Stuff like this is what really tickles my brain.

9 months ago

Bundling several Google Maps markers together

Do you want to bundle several Google Maps markers at the same position in a nice way?

Read more on how you can recolor, rotate, and capture click events for custom markers!

Capturing Google Maps markers inside a polygon

Do you want to capture Google Maps markers within a drawn polygon?

Read more on how you can use some basic functions to do this!

Using Google Maps markers as anchors

Do you want to use a marker in Google Maps as an anchor element with a real navigation status bar?

Read more on how you can do it through your map element's tag name!

10 months ago

Static Google Maps coordinate projection

Do you want to project coordinates to the screen when using the Google Maps Static API?

Read more on how you can use the Mercator projection to do it!

11 months ago

Font made for programming

Fira Code is a free monospaced font containing ligatures for common programming multi-character combinations.

Read more about how you can integrate this font into your code editor.