On Caching : AthleteDataViz Segments++

On Caching : AthleteDataViz Segments++

Strava's competitive platform for endurance athlete's has risen to the top because of it's "Strava Segment King of the Mountain (KOM)" innovation.  Athletes compete for the fastest time on any start/finish user-defined segment on a map : a race with anyone, anywhere, anytime!  The problem is, it can be hard to find segments without stumbling across them.  

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Embedding Mapbox Plots in Jupyter Notebooks

Embedding Mapbox Plots in Jupyter Notebooks

When analyzing data in the excellent Jupyter Notebook programming IDE, I often find myself wanting to make a map.  While some of the existing libraries make this possible - namely Python's Folium library, which uses Leaflet.js under the hood - I always come away wanting more flexibility.

Enter embedded Mapbox-gl.js visualizations right in the Jupyter notebook - allowing for interactive, fully realized map visuals.  

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