Tuesday, February 9th, 2010
One of the things I always want to do with online maps is rotate them – I am used to that with real, physical maps. As physical maps become a lot more clever these days (for example have you seen the zoomable map?) it is time we can do this with the online ones, too.
Whilst Google supports this in the satellite and hybrid maps, the basic ones still can’t be turned. Which is why I took CSS3 transformations (wrapped in a very useful jQuery plugin) and voila – rotating is possible:
Read more about the implementation and some of the things that need fixing in the original blog post about map rotation.
Posted by Chris Heilmann at 10:07 am